With over a decade of supporting business advisers, consultants and the professional business support network to develop, increase and improve their consulting and advising skills, Dean Maragh has established one of the leading private sector training organisations in the country at The Watershed
Supported by a team of tutors, facilitators and assessors from both academic, small business and industrial backgrounds, The Watershed has a proven track record of helping business advisers and consultants improve themselves and ultimately increase the competitiveness of their clients.
The workshops are focused on practical tools and tips which are delivered in an enterprising and interactive manner to aid learning. Assessment, where appropriate is designed to be work based with little or no additional administrative burden to the candidate making the process smooth and hassle free
Dean, an Honorary Fellow of Durham Business School designed the successful Advise-IT programme that leads to the Technology Means Business accreditation and heads up the most successful TMB accreditation centre, in addition, Dean is a Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Institute of Business Advisers.
An ILM and SFEDI Awards Centre, The Watershed is able to provide the very best training and development leading to qualifications.
Richard Hanage, a Fellow of Teesside Business School has worked with small businesses from two business Schools: Durham and Teesside in addition to having industrial experience at ICI.
Core tutors Paul Banks and Leigh Sear both have extensive experience in large and small businesses with a particular interest in the integration of IT in business processes and the life-world of the owner manager respectively
Other tutors with distinct specialisms are utilised on an as needs basis.