13.02.2017

Speed Reading Course

Monday, 26th February 2018 from 09:00 to 17:00
Bury, BL8 1PU, Walshaw Road, Bolholt Country Park Hotel
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One Day Speed Reading Course in Bury £375+vat reductions for group bookings.  

If you want to....
Read it Faster, Speed up paperwork, Have a cleaner desk, Complete the to-do list, Keep up to date with information, Zoom through e-mails and get more free time.
Then this is for you.
Why not join us for the next 1 day course...simply email me here or click attend event
If you need more information please call 01204 888826

Event Summary

If you want to.... Read it Faster, Speed up paperwork, Have a cleaner desk, Complete the to-do list, Keep up to date with information, Zoom through e-mails and get more free timeThis practical course will teach you the skills required to speed read whilst maintaining understanding, including knowledge of brain-eye co-ordination. Your reading speed is measured by you and then, with the testing of different techniques, measured again so you can identify the processes that work best for you. 

 See It Work for You

Delegates should bring sufficient reading material typical of their own work to allow for at least two hours of reading at their current speed. They should also bring a pocket calculator and watch. so as to see a marked improvement during the day.

Course content:

  • Myths of reading
  • The reading process – brain and eye activities
  • Reading speed assessments
  • Comprehension
  • Scan, question, read, retain, recall
  • Summarising
  • Note taking for recall
  • Comprehension blocks and bad habits
  • Procrastination aids
  • Surveying
  • Skimming
  • Recall Patterns
  • Seven step plan to increase reading speeds without losing comprehension
  • Personal action planning
Trainer profile: Melanie Windle

Melanie Windle is an experienced and creative personal development trainer and group facilitator whose methods and style of delivery empower individuals and groups to realise their potential. Melanie has been involved in developing people for over 25 years. Her specialist areas of training are the personal development skills required for managing ourselves, managing others or being managed. She works extensively across all three sectors – public, private and not-for-profit – both nationally and internationally.

 So If you want to

Read it Faster, Speed up paperwork, Have a cleaner desk, Complete the to-do list, Keep up to date with information, Zoom through e-mails and get more free time

Why not join us on the next course and book your place now? 

1-2 Delegates £375+vat each
3-4 Delegates £295+vat each
5+ Delegates  £249+vat each

"It Worked for me"  Speed Reading course Testimonials

"Great Practical advice. I would recommend to others. Natalie Shaw RBS.

"Thoroughly enjoyed the day.  Learned lots of techniques to try out.  Left and right brain – very interesting  and mind mapping notes great  idea.  Melanie was a very good trainer – very patient and ensured everyone is included and participating. Would recommend to any busy person with lots to read.  Well done.’  Gill Evans, British Horse Society

This course has increased my reading speed making me aware of what slows me down and techniques that increase my reading speed.  Now I look forward to enjoy reading both for business and leisure.’  Kim Orjan Unsgaard, Knif Trygghet Forsikring As.

‘Pleasantly surprised at how much my reading and comprehension speeds improved.  Many different techniques covered and built up in a logical way over the day.’  Mike Blake, PMI Health Group Ltd.

‘Excellent, practical, and very useful.  Happy to recommend to anyone who needs to improve this skill.  I found that I gained tangible results and transferable skill in just one day.  Thanks to Melanie for a job well done!’  Steve Murphy, NHS North West.

‘Hugely valuable course – I made a massive improvement in my speed and comprehensions in just one day.  Really valuable theory and practice.  Also added bonus of learning how powerful mind maps are!’  Tony Prosser, MD of Realtime UK.

‘Enjoyable course, very informative and interactive.   The course has improved my speed of reading and provided me with the foundations to improve further.’  Andrea Jones, Greater Manchester Police.

‘Content of the course was excellent for giving practical tips and potential solutions.  Lots I can take home and practice with.  This will definitely help me at work and at home.’ Angie Stewaer, MS Society.

‘Some excellent techniques to help with revision reading particularly the mind map.  Comprehension was key and this was maintained whilst improving speed.’  Sibby Khan, Logox.

‘Very worthwhile and thought provoking course. I now have an understanding of the principles behind speed reading and a collection of techniques to take away and work on.’ Stuart Flack, Datong.

‘Excellent course lots of tips and ideas.  Could really feel the improvement from start of the day to the end.  Very well presented, good helpful folder, interesting tasks.’ Maeve Moorcroft, Pets at Home.

‘Wonderful approach to the subject!  Feel confident in my ability to achieve and hopefully better the ‘speeds’ from the course.  Will be recommending to my company for future group courses.’  John Fell, Innovia Films.

‘Great course filled with really useful and practical hints, tips and techniques.  Recognising that the ability/skill of reading is a muscle to be worked.’ Naz Johnson, Pets at Home.

‘Very insightful and interesting. Useful techniques and tips.Practical ideas that can easily be applied to business and leisure reading.  Thank you!’  Andrew Bullough, Leeds Building Society.

Speed Reading From an in-house course for Sintons Solicitors, Newcastle Upon Tyne

‘Saw definite increase in speed reading over the course of the day.’ Kate Jenkins.

‘Useful course.  Techniques will be helpful in all aspects of life including outside work.  Melanie trained in a friendly and approachable fashion which put the attendees at ease. I will try to implement the techniques learnt today as I’ve already seen an improvement in speed without losing comprehension.’  Sophie Brocklebank.

‘Very in testing and enlightening.  Clearly it can produce benefits.  Well presented and very worthwhile will recommend it.’ Paul Liddle.

‘Really useful course.  Very well taught.  Lots of ideas to put into practice.’ Kathryn Riddell.

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