Cash Management in a Crisis Course  

A vital approach for SMEs during COVID-19 with your Local Enterprise Office

Responding quickly to financial pressures is vital to ensure you stay in business during these challenging times. ‘Managing your Business in a Crisis’ programme focusses on cash management as an imperative. Optimum and the Local Enterprise Offices have designed this programme to help SMEs.  Act now, get involved and sign up to this online programme.

These workshops will provide you with knowledge, know-how on how to re-act to the financial pressures that are now causing you stress and worry for the business and your team.

It will comprise of a series of 2 hour live small group online sessions and one to one support.    You will be guided on how to get involved, be part of and derive the best from a group of experienced like-minded business owners that can share their experiences and solutions.  It is time to work together, to share the knowledge and support each other through these challenging times.

Topics Covered:

Managing your Business in a Crisis

  • Business Interruption from COVID -19
  • Impact to your health and your business
  • Cash Flow Management in a crisis
  • Cash and liquidity challenges in your business
  • Managing debtors and creditors sensibly
  • Funding Options available to SMEs during the crisis
  • Employee costs and options right now
  • The importance of acting rapidly

Delivery Method:

  • Online/ Remote classroom based
  • ZOOM Virtual Classroom
  • You will only need a PC/laptop/smart phone or tablet to participate.
  • This interactive training experience enables you to connect remotely with our Specialists in an online classroom (using features such as screensharing, ppts, whiteboards and break out rooms).
  • Individual Mentoring online on a one to one basis (on line) following the group sessions that will be available by appointment to suit your schedule.

We will be ensuring you have Expert Assistance from our Specialist Team providing you with practical, focused knowledge and advice that will help you to survive and thrive in the future when this crisis is over.

Optimum have carefully planned and considered the well-being of our clients and our own team in the current  circumstances.  We can offer different solutions to provide learning and development through Virtual Classroom Sessions,  on-line support with access to resources.  

We will conduct all aspects of our training with sensible control measures and best working practices through our online solutions.

We are offering bespoke remote training that can improve motivation and wellness for you and your team.  They  vary in duration to suit you and your team. 

Here is a sample of our Bite-Size virtual training topics:


Remote Working

  • Managing Your Newly Remote Teams Effectively
  • Setting Professional and Personal boundaries
  • Time Management
  • Task Management
  • Resilience and Wellness
  • Mind Management
  • Meeting Goals like a Pro
  • The Puzzle of Motivation
  • Internal Communications

Performance Management & HR Related Courses

  • Coaching
  • Delivering feedback
  • Goal Setting
  • Being a Team Player
  • Cash Management in a Crisis

Skills Enhancement

  • Leadership topics
  • Presentation Skills
  • Communication Skills

Here is a sample of our Virtual Classroom Training Modules, which comprise of half day input and can be designed for your team:

  • Train the Trainer
  • Business Writing
  • Management Development
  • Managing for Change
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Dignity at Work
  • Conflict Management
  • CRM
  • Social Media and Digital Marketing
  • IT Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Sales Training
  • Project Management
  • Managing your business in a crisis

Optimum are here to help in any way possible to make this new transition as smooth and efficient as possible for you and your team.