Soft Skills

Soft skills in the workplace are becoming increasingly important as organizations look to add additional value to their business. More and more employers consider soft skills just as important as tech skills.

Communication skills, conflict resolution, and problem solving are important in almost every aspect of business operations. Soft skills are crucial throughout the organization, in every business unit and employee role. They help gain new clients, improve customer service, build a stronger team dynamic, and create a desirable organizational culture.

Day 1: Focus on You

Day 2: Self-Improvement

Day 3: Building Relationships

Day 4: Working Smart

Day 5: Final Self-Assessment

Our Soft Skills course is delivered through video and audio inputs, reinforced by practical exercises, throughout a period of 5 working hours each day over 5 days. You will have a mentor to help throughout your training program, you are not expected to know anything outlined in the job role. That’s what we’ll teach you. You just need to have the right personality and attitude.

As mentioned, Soft Skills complement Tech Skills. All employees will benefit from Soft Skills training because these are very useful in virtually every facet of an organization’s operations.

SEO, Marketing and Social Media

Promote brands and connect with potential customers using email, social media and the Web.

A career in Marketing is probably for you if you:

  • Have very good communication skills
  • Are a creative individual
  • Are good at taking initiative 
  • Enjoy networking and using social media
  • Are results driven
  • Are passionate about helping others grow their business

Then you have what it takes to be a digital marketing and SEO professional. Silicon Roundabout Academy’s SEO & Digital Marketing course is the perfect entry point for you to get started on this career path.

  • Google Ads
  • Tracking & Reporting
  • Digital / Social Media Strategy
  • Implementing SEO
  • Content Creation
  • Execution & Publishing
  • Digital / Social Media Marketing Management

The SEO, Marketing + Social Media course consists of video lessons supplemented by lesson notes and quizzes. The course duration is 3 weeks, learning 5 hours a day.

As more and more companies look to navigate for opportunities in the digital space, marketers with sufficient expertise in SEO, digital marketing, and social media marketing will continue to be in-demand.

  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
  • Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Marketing Manager
  • Blogger
  • Influencer
  • Marketing Automation Specialist
  • Social Media Manager
  • User Experience (UX) Designer

Graphics Design and Video Production

Learn to communicate visually.

Following are qualities that will help you succeed as a graphic designer and videographer:

  • Visual creativity
  • Storytelling ability
  • Flexibility and patience
  • Ceaseless experimenter willing to push creativity to its limits
  • Able to use technology
  • Introduction to basic design principles
  • Graphic design tools and techniques
  • Applications of graphic design
  • The basics of video production
  • Video production tools and techniques
  • Portfolio creation and management

The Graphic Design + Video Production course consists of video lessons supplemented by lesson notes and quizzes. The course duration is 3 weeks, learning 5 hours a day.

In a world dominated by visual communication, Graphic Designers and Video Production professionals have many opportunities available to them.

  • Creative director
  • UI/UX designer
  • Product developer
  • Art director
  • Multimedia artist
  • Animator
  • Cinematographer
  • Multimedia artist / producer

Office Executive

Learn the skills to run your office smoothly and effectively. 

The role of Office Executive may be for you if you:

  • Have very good communication skills
  • Are comfortable making important decisions
  • Are not afraid to take on a challenge
  • Can manage time efficiently and effectively
  • Can think strategically
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Microsoft Word for Beginners
  • Microsoft Excel for Beginners
  • Microsoft Excel Advanced Course
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Excel for Business Analysts
  • Power Pivot, Power Query & DAX in MS Excel
  • Advanced Pivot Tables in MS Excel

The Office Executive course consists of video lessons supplemented by lesson notes and quizzes. The course duration is 3 weeks, learning 5 hours a day.

The Office Executive course prepares you for employment and career advancement in a business ​office as an administrative professional with the following prospects:

  • Executive Management
  • Office Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Sales and Support Services
  • Virtual Professional
  • Digital Content Specialist
  • Project Manager

Fundamental Programming

Create the software that drives business in the information age.

Is learning how to program computers hard? Not if you have the following abilities:

    • A passion for computers
    • Problem-solving skills
    • An obsession with efficiency
    • Extreme patience
    • A desire to keep learning and discovering new ways to solve problems
  • HTML & CSS Crash Course
  • HTML5 Essentials
  • MySQL for Beginners
  • PHP Programming for Beginners
  • Advanced PHP Programming
  • Javascript for Beginners
  • JQuery Crash Course
  • XML Crash Course
  • Java for Beginners
  • Python Programming

The Fundamental Programming course consists of video lessons supplemented by lesson notes and quizzes. The course duration is 3 weeks, learning 5 hours a day.

We have barely scratched the surface of Information Technology. Bigger and better things are still to come. Consequently, opportunities for professional programmers will continue to grow.

  • Web developer
  • Computer systems engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Software quality assurance (QA) engineer
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Artificial Intelligence programmer

Sales, Leadership and Business Development

Pitch to customers and sell them the right products and services.

If you:

  • Have good communication and listening skills
  • Love meeting new people and building relationships
  • Are motivated by making money
  • Can have a flexible and adaptable approach to your work
  • Have a desire to help a business grow and become successful

Perhaps a career in sales and business development is for you.

  • Intro to the Sales Process
  • Sales Myths & Hacks
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Prospects
  • Management Competencies
  • Principles of Leadership

The Sales, Leadership + Business Development course consists of video lessons supplemented by lesson notes and quizzes. The course duration is 3 weeks, learning 5 hours a day.

Business is all about selling products and services. As long as this holds true, there will always be a demand for capable sales and business development professionals. Typical career options in sales and business development include: 

  • Sales Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Customer Success Manager
  • Accounts Manager
  • Customer Service Manager

Bookkeeping

Track the company’s cash flow and help guide expense decisions.

The Bookkeeping course is perfect for you if:

  • You are highly organised
  • You possess an enquiring mind
  • You can work competently with figures
  • You have good communication skills
  • Soft Skills
  • Microsoft Excel Advanced Course
  • Power Pivot, Power Query, & DAX in Excel
  • Advanced Pivot Tables in Excel
  • Excel for Business Analysts
  • Interactive Dashboards in Excel
  • Quickbooks Online Basic & Advanced Courses
  • VBA for Beginners & Intermediate Students
  • Power BI

The Bookkeeping course consists of video lessons supplemented by lesson notes and quizzes. The course duration is 3 weeks, learning 5 hours a day.

Bookkeepers and accountants continue to be in high demand. The bookkeeper role offers many opportunities for career advancement, including the following areas:

  • Accounting Clerk 
  • Cost Accountant 
  • Auditor 
  • Tax Staff
  • Treasurer 
  • Controller 
  • Finance Manager 
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and more

Data Analytics

Transform data into information that reveals ways to improve a business through better decisions.

A career in Data Analytics awaits you if:

  • You are a methodical and critical thinker
  • You are systematic in searching for answers
  • You are capable of spotting patterns
  • You can visualise data in highly imaginative ways
  • Microsoft Excel Advanced Course
  • Excel for Business Analysts
  • Interactive Dashboards in Excel
  • Advanced Pivot Tables in Excel
  • Power Pivot, Power Query, & DAX in Excel
  • Power BI
  • R Programming
  • MySQL for Beginners
  • Qlik Sense for Beginners
  • Intro to Alteryx
  • Python Programming

The Data Analytics course consists of video lessons supplemented by lesson notes and quizzes. The course duration is 3 weeks, learning 5 hours a day.

The Data Analytics course is your entry to today’s hottest careers, including:

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Operations Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst

Project Management

Get things done according to plan.

If you are good at:

  • Establishing and communicating objectives
  • Procuring any needs for an activity, such as materials, teams and technology
  • Developing timelines and schedules for the completion of the activity
  • Managing the quality, time and cost of a project
  • Overseeing all work done as part of an activity
  • Identifying and managing stakeholders of a project
  • Completing an activity and ensuring all its objectives have been met

Then maybe you have what it takes to be a Project Manager.

  • Introduction to Project Management Concepts and Techniques
  • Assessing Risk
  • Project Execution and Leadership
  • Teamwork Principles
  • Coaching Principles
  • Diversity Principles
  • Project Management Tools

The Project Management course consists of video lessons supplemented by lesson notes and quizzes. The course duration is 3 weeks, learning 5 hours a day.

Project Management involves a wide range of skills. As a result, project managers often have many career pathways available to them. Here are some roles project managers can graduate to.

  • Senior Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • C-Suite