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gistLondon Personal & Professional Development

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gistLondon is a personal and professional development academy, dedicated to the food and drink service industry. 

From coffee shops to deluxe hotels, on the high street or in a station - if you work with food and drinks - gistLondon was created for you!

Learn how to take control of your career with a Management or Leadership course from gistLondon, and start transforming your career!

It is a known fact that income will rarely exceed personal development, and so personal development is very often the key reason behind income growth and job satisfaction.

Whether you plan on becoming a manager, owning a business one day, or taking off in a totally different direction, with a gistLondon course you will master top  level management and business skills such as employment law, business planning and financial reporting which will greatly add value to your career!

gistLondon is the only academy to offer personal development plan (emotional intelligence, success planning and self-growth) alongside key industry skills - tuning each of our graduates to a leading force in their working environment.

We currently offer 2 different courses;

The Leadership - In small groups of 10-12 students, The Leadership programme delivers over 70 hours of intensive learning and practice. This is our most advanced management module suitable for current mangers, business owners and entrepreneurs planning to open a new business.

The programme is delivered 1 day a week, over 9 weeks and at the end of it you will qualify for our Independent Diploma in Food and Drinks Business Advanced Management.

The Leadership programme covers the following modules;

  • Introduction to Leadership
  • F&B Business Foundations
  • Environmental Impact & responsibility
  • Your marketplace
  • Trends and forecasts
  • Sales as culture
  • Purchasing & supply
  • Service for leaders
  • Managing digital resources
  • Unlocking retail
  • Planning for payroll
  • Certificates & licences
  • Employment & People Skills
  • Employment Law in Practice
  • HR Management functions
  • Outsourcing strategies
  • Interview methods
  • Employee profiling
  • Performance coaching
  • Employee life cycle
  • Personality Skills
  • Influence
  • Career planning
  • Career boosting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Thomas International
  • Firo-B
  • Safe Business Skills
  • Managing H&S
  • Food hygiene as culture
  • Fire policies & awareness
  • Managing a responsible business
  • Financial Skills
  • Financial reporting
  • Managing costs
  • Advanced Business Skills
  • Business plans
  • Innovation
  • Problem solving
  • Project management
  • Managing change
  • The future of service

The Management (step-up)- In small groups of 10-12 students, The Management programme delivers over 50 hours intensive learning and practice. This is our step-up management module suitable for current supervisors, waiters bartenders and anyone with passion for he industry.

The programme is delivered 1 day a week, over 9 weeks and at the end of it you will qualify for our Independent Diploma in Food and Drinks Service Management.

The Management programme covers the following modules:

  • Introduction to Leadership
  • F&B Business Foundations
  • Business Skills
  • Environment & community
  • Local marketplace
  • Forecast & planning
  • The art of sales
  • Stock management
  • Service workshop
  • Web reflections & reviews
  • Retail & presentation
  • Payroll management
  • Certificates & licences
  • Employment & People Skills
  • Understanding Employment
  • Introduction to HR
  • Managing outsourced staff
  • Interview methods
  • Performance management
  • Employee life cycle
  • Introduction to Management
  • F&B Service Foundations
  • Personality Skills
  • 360 review
  • Career planning
  • Self promoting
  • Reverse SWOT
  • Thomas International
  • Safe Business Skills
  • Health and Safety Principles
  • Food Hygiene in Practice
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Understanding insurance
  • Financial Skills
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Controlling costs

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Excellent financial training!
Restaurant, Bar and Coffee - Advanced Management Course (Leadership)
by Paolo - May 2016

Excellent financial training. Saved me a lot of time and gave me confidence when I got promoted to restaurant manager!

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Very useful training!
Restaurant, Bar and Coffee shop Management Course
by Paolo - May 2016

Very useful training. I learnt a lot, in specific I found the material about employment law and employee relations very useful in my career!

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