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Aslib Training: Business Information

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Business Information, 12th November 2007, at Aslib in London

Programme Features 
Understanding the business environment and providing an effective service to
users operating within it. The course will look at:
- Legal forms for carrying on business and their implications for the researcher
- Company financial statements - contents and significance
- Other types of company reporting - Operating and Financial Reviews, interim
reports, RNS announcements, prospectuses, circulars
- Financial information - share prices, stock market indices, exchange and
interest rates and commodity prices
- Product and market information - who makes/does what? Approaches to analysing
markets and getting the most from market research
- Official Sources of Business Information - effective use of governmental and
other public bodies to obtain useful material
- Biographical Information - finding personal data
- Statistics - understanding and using business statistics
- Overseas Sources - the varying quality of foreign sources, finding the best
ones and handling the weaker sort

Why you should attend:
Effective performance in meeting business information needs requires an
understanding of the key concepts, jargon and institutions relating to this type
of information and an awareness of the principal sources through which it can be
retrieved. This course meets both needs and is directed at information
professionals who have either not previously dealt with information in the
business field or only limited experience of handling it.


On completing the course, you will: 
- have a firm grasp of the contextual background to business research
- be fluent in its specialised jargon
- have confidence in stating the likely availability of certain information
- be equipped to undertake efficient research thanks to a sound knowledge of the
rich variety of resources available to satisfy queries

Course Director: Chris Murphy
Course Fee: 260 plus VAT (305.50) Aslib corporate members / 325 plus VAT
(381.88) Non members

To book your place, please visit: http://www.aslib.com/training/1/03.html

Nicole Adamides, ASLIB Training
The Holywell Centre, 1 Phipp Street, London, EC2A 4PS
Tel: 020 7613 3031	Fax: 020 7613 5080
www.aslib.com/training	Email: [log in to unmask]

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