Avoid information overload and improve your reading speed and comprehension

Many of us are required to read very large amounts of text in our everyday work. The volume of paperwork seems to increase daily and we need to develop skills in reading in order to avoid being submerged or overwhelmed.

Course aims

To enable delegates to develop their ability to read faster without loss of comprehension.

Who should attend this course?

This course is suited to anyone who has to deal with a great deal of written information on a regular basis and wished to develop the skills to increase reading speed and comprehension whilst avoiding information overload.

What you will gain

Learn to appreciate the importance of strong reading skills. Look at your own reading speed and gain insights into practical ways that it can be improved. The techniques you will learn will enable you to increase your speed without the loss of comprehension. Reading faster will help you manage your paperwork more effectively.

Course objectives

By the end of this course you will gain the following: -

  • An assessment of your current reading speed and level of comprehension.
  • An opportunity to learn the five step system to more efficient reading.
  • Developing skills in scanning and skimming documents.
  • Learning to use the speed reading tool.
  • Gaining control of your eye movements.
  • Taking notes to aid comprehension and recall.
  • Improving your ability to remember what you read.
  • Learning to concentrate. 

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Delegate Cost:
1 day
£295 + VAT
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What others said about this course 
A really enjoyable course which will have real benefit in the workplace, and outside. Presented professionally and enthusiastically. CC (DCLG)
The course was very well structured and will be extremely useful for the future. GC (Department for Transport)
Very pleased with course. I feel I have improved my reading skills no end. NW (Defra)
I enjoyed the course very much and would like to thank Alpha for making it such a pleasant day. IV (Cabinet Office)
Overall a very helpful course which I shall recommend to others. PW (Metropolitan Police)

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