Welcome to eCPD.ie

eCPD.ie gives you 24/7, online access to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

We aim to become the market leader in the provision of online CPD for Security Professionals worldwide.

eCPD.ie objectives are simple:

  1. to increase staff knowledge,
  2. provide online access to training materials and information,
  3. reduce costs and time associated with training in the long term &
  4. ensure quality and consistency of training.

Business Writing Skills

We all know what good writing is. It's the novel we can't put down, the poem we never forgot, and the speech that changes the way we look at the world. Good writing is the memo that gets action, the letter that says what a phone call can't. In Business Writing, the language is concrete, the point of view is clear, and the points are well expressed. Good writing is hard work, and even the best writers get discouraged. However, with practice you can feel more confident about your own writing.

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Effective Communication In The Workplace

This course is intended to give an overview of communication at work. You will learn about how communication works, how it can break down, and how you can improve the likelihood that you can be more effective in your interactions at work. The two most important pieces of effective communication are listening and explaining yourself. You will learn a great deal more about both of these skills, and how to apply them at work.


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Mentoring in the Workplace

If you have knowledge or experience or are simply a good listener you have probably already been a mentor – helping someone to learn, sort out a problem or devise a plan. It may have happened spontaneously and the word ‘mentor’ may never have been used. The term ‘mentoring’ is being used more widely now in our society and people are often encouraged to seek out a mentor.

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Negotiation Skills

We all negotiate all the time, but we may not call it negotiating. How often have you offered to cut the grass if your partner does the shopping? Or, as a child, offered to do your homework on time if you can stay up a bit later?


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Team Leading Skills

Teams and teamwork have become a common factor in modern organisations. But what are they about and how can an organisation benefit from operating on a teamwork basis. If teamwork is to operate effectively, we need to understand the factors that drive teamwork and learn how to operate effectively in these areas. This course is designed for people who lead groups/teams regularly, perhaps on a daily basis. Such groups/teams may include but are not limited to work groups/teams.


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