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Why are these masterclasses relevant?

'Involvement in CPD activity and workload are intrinsically linked... The findings suggest an important relationship between those who have negotiated the time and funding to engage in ongoing CPD and the positive career advancement they have enjoyed as a result', ISBL School Business Professional Workforce Survey Report 2020.

Supporting the school business community has never been more crucial. Faced with increased scrutiny on compliance and financial management combined with exceptional pressures on spend, efficiency and income generation, networking and professional development are more important than ever to our business community.

Optimus Education's suite of masterclasses for business professionals provide expert speakers, practical strategies, networking and discussion through interactive digital training. Each two-hour masterclass is packed with information, guidance, and support and accompanied by wraparound resources.

What can I expect?

Our masterclasses for education business, finance and marketing professionals provide expert insight and are packed with content and take-away strategies.

Book the whole suite, an individual masterclass, or mix and match to suit the needs of your school business community.

Benefit from:

  • Focused interactive training for financial management, human resources and PR and marketing professionals
  • Two-hour digital masterclass sessions, each led by two experts
  • Networking, discussion and resource-sharing
  • Wraparound resources and recordings of key content
  • Submit your questions in advance and in-event
  • Practical advice, strategies and take-away materials.

What will the masterclasses cover?

  • Financial management: compliance, reporting and strategy – Wednesday 17 March
  • Develop your communications strategy and manage your brand – Friday 12 March
  • Financial management: income generation, grants, fundraising and efficiencies – Friday 26 February
  • Recruitment, retention and staffing – Wednesday 3 March
  • Successful stakeholder engagement and PR – Friday 19 March
  • Career development, wellbeing and prioritisation – Wednesday 10 March

Who should attend?

  • School Business Managers
  • Marketing Leads
  • Finance Leads
  • PR Leads
  • HR


Leading Business Strategy Suite

Our portfolio of masterclasses for education business and marketing professionals

Register to attend

£80 + VAT

If you are a Premium Plus member these masterclasses are included in your membership


Price per masterclass

Price for two masterclasses

£150 + VAT

Price to attend the entire suite

£300 + VAT


Two-hour masterclasses from 10am - 12pm

24 February    3 March    10 March  
12 March 
 17 March   19 March 2021