New starter training, skills workshops and knowledge 'top-ups'

Keep your Kx skills sharpened with a range of learning opportunities from our Kx training team

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Student Configuration


Trainer – Michael Egdell

Date – 22/08/2017

Location - Kinetic Solutions Offices (we've moved)

User Level - Advanced

Price - £400+VAT per person

Attendees at this workshop will learn how to set up an academic year so they are ready for students to start applying for accommodation and start being allocated. This session is targeted at advanced users and is a deep dive into the details of bedroom stock, contract dates, room pricing and other areas of student configuration.

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Effective Marketing


Trainer – Sharon Sumner

Date – 24/08/2017

Location - Kinetic Solutions Offices (we've moved)

User Level - Intermediate

Price - £350+VAT per person

Users attending this workshop will learn how to manage prospects and contacts, clean up their database, create mailshots and campaigns, and get a greater understanding of the various financial reports in KxMarketing.

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Planning Your Christmas Party - Table Bookings


Trainer – Sharon Sumner

Date – 30/08/2017

Location - Kinetic Solutions Offices (we've moved)

User Level - Beginner

Price - £275+VAT per person

This workshop will go through how to create and manage table bookings within Kx. Attendees will learn how to get the most out of the table booking functionality including managing attendee charges, booking rooms, managing dining capacity and more. This workshop is targeted for beginner and intermediate users.

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KxProposals


Trainer – Michael Egdell

Date – 05/09/2017

Location - Remote Training via JoinMe

Duration  - 2 hours

User Level - Beginner

Price - £120+VAT per person

During this remote session attendees will learn best practices for setting up proposal templates and monitoring insight and customer activity. Areas covered will include cover sending invitations, linking to events and enquiries, monitoring responses and more. 

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Residential New Starter


Trainer – Sharon Sumner

Date – 19/09/2017

Location Kinetic Solutions Offices (we've moved)

User Level - Beginner

Price - £275+VAT per person

This workshop will give users an all-round knowledge of the KxResidential system and the skills to manage bookings, bedrooms and perform operational tasks such as running key daily reports and checking availability. This workshop is targeted at new Kx users but would also be a useful 'refresher' for any existing users of this part of the system. 

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KxB&B


Trainer – Sharon Sumner

Date – 21/09/2017

Location - Remote Training via JoinMe

Duration  - 2 hours

User Level - Intermediate

Price £120+VAT per person

This remote session will provide attendees with a full understanding of how to use KxB&B and will cover how to change the text on web pages, creating adverts, how to manage prices online and more. As well as learning how to configure the website you will be taken through the full booking process, covering all aspects of KxB&B. This session is recommend for both intermediate and advanced users. 

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SQL Workshop


Trainer – Michael Egdell

Dates – 27th & 28th September 2017 (please note this is a two day course - you will need to attend both days).

Location Kinetic Solutions Offices (we've moved)

Duration  - 2 days

User Level - Advanced

Price £800+VAT per person (for both days of the course)

Attendees will learn the skills to create their own custom reports and how to retrieve specific pieces of information out of their Kx system. They will also get an insight into the structure of the Kx database and how it all links together. This course focuses on SQL script writing and the functionalities within KxPlorer. This workshop is intended for advanced users.

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Sharon Sumner

Senior Commercial Trainer

Sharon joined the Kinetic Solutions team in 2002 and is our senior trainer. With extensive experience in front of house management within hotels, Sharon is our KxResidential Champion. When not training clients Sharon enjoys travelling, keeping fit and afternoon tea… and maybe the odd Take That concert every year.

Michael Egdell

Michael Egdell

Student Trainer

Michael is our trainer for KxStudent.  Originally with a more technical background, Michael joined Kinetic Solutions as a member of our support team, and then moved over to head up the student training.  When he is not teaching our customer teams, Michael enjoys a huge variety of sporting activities and likes kicking back with a good film.