An engaging and interactive approach to training.
The best day’s training you’ve ever had! A bold claim, but one we know to be true! NSDesign training and consultancy offers a range of digital marketing and communications workshops to help your business thrive. From our flagship ‘Embrace The Space’ social networking masterclass, to our ‘Communicating In A Crisis’ and ‘Powerful Presentations’ workshops, our engaging and interactive approach has a powerful track record of success.
Aimed at the SME market each course can be tailored to your business and sector. It can be run at our premises or yours across a full day, half day, or as part of a series. Our Embrace The Space social networking course has a 100 percent record of participants saying they consider it value for money and that they’d recommend it to a friend, and if that’s not enough, we can even help you access funding to reduce the cost by up to 50 percent. Take a look at what’s available and get in touch to discuss what you need in more detail or book a date.
We'll show you how NSDesign Social Media Training.
Embrace The Space - Social Media For Business Masterclass
Our flagship product with regular full day events at our training centre in Hillington.Find out more
Prezi - create Powerful Presentations
Giving a presentation? Wow your audience with a Prezi - and save them from powerpoint hell!Find out more
Communicating In A Crisis
How would your business cope in the event of a major incident? A fire or flooding at your premises?Find out more
Get Your Business Noticed - Media Relations Training
A full day course for businesses who want to receive free, positive coverage using traditional PR.Find out more
A series of workshops for small businesses who want to get started with a digital, online presence.Find out more
Get your Head in the Cloud
'The Cloud' is the hottest topic in technology right now. Is your business taking advantage of it?Find out more
Learn how to use the world's most popular social media dashboard.Find out more
Digital Marketing Strategy
A series of 3 x half-day workshops, our Digital Marketing Strategy programme helps deliver results!Find out more
Content Is King
You've got a website, but what should it say? You’re on social networks but don’t know what to do.Find out more
Working through our ABCD of Brand influence, our Workshop will demonstrate why you must clearly...Find out more
The Hot 100 - Digital Marketing Essentials
100 social networking tips in 45 minutes? That’s what Colin Kelly promises to deliver in this fast..Find out more
Stop Blaming the Internet for Killing Retail
"The high street is dead, and online is thriving" say the headlines. Is it true?.Find out more
Qualified and Professional Trainers
Gary is a qualified trainer, and a member of the Institute of Leadership & Management. Colin is an approved CIPR trainer and delivers training workshops under their name in London and throughout the UK.
Public Sector and Local Authorities
NSDesign are approved trainers for most local authorities and public sector bodies in Scotland, regularly delivering training both directly, and to their client businesses (usually via the economic development teams).
Education and Learning
NSDesign are an approved training provider for SHARE, designing a variety of training and learning activities for the Housing Association sector. Both Gary and Colin are associate consultants for Edinburgh Napier University, and deliver workshops to School's careers advisors via SDS.
Chambers of Commerce
Gary is an approved mentor for the Scottish Chambers of Commerce. He has delivered a number of group mentoring sessions, as well as 1-2-1 mentoring for companies across Scotland, with a focus on those in Renfrewshire.
Many who attend our regular in-house workshops go on to commission NSDesign to deliver 1-2-1 social networking training and consultancy. We've delivered training to some of the biggest (and smallest!) companies and their staff across the UK.
Industry and Business Conferences
Both Gary and Colin regularly get invited to deliver keynote presentations and workshops at National Business and sector-specific events such as the Turing Festival, Working Digital, and the CCA, IoD, Rotary International and CiPD annual conferences.
The level of training and support has been exceptional. Their knowledge of the subject matter is fantastic and their ability to engage and involve all levels of employees within our group has been a real benefit to us.
Morven Reid, Business Consultant, Retronix
Over the years, NSDesign has built a trusted relationship not just with us, but with our client businesses - always delivering a first class service which consistently receives positive feedback from everyone.
Steven Rieley, Business Advisor at Norh Ayrshire Council
Gary runs our Digital Marketing mentoring group which always receives excellent feedback - with up to date and interesting content, delivered in a manner that is fun and memorable making a real impact to the businesses involved.
Bob Davidson, Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce
These sessions were the most valuable investment of time that I've ever made for my business! Gary was educative, informative, entertaining and engaging. I’ve already profited from adopting strategies learned on the day.
Iain Sutherland, Ardrossan Kilt Company
Gary has that rare combination of skills; knowing what he's talking about coupled with dynamism and energy. As a result the audience listens and absorbs.
Ros Taylor, Business coach, author and conference presenter