Here’s Why You Should Join Training Workshops

Words by Hannah Angelique Bacani

These days, a diploma is not the best thing that you could own, but a great skillset. Learning new skills and having practical knowledge of something unfamiliar to others could be to your great advantage. And with the internet at our fingertips, it doesn’t cost much to take a new course. Workshops and training events are everywhere, you only have to find the one that’s suited for you. But if you’re still not convinced on taking time to attend workshops, here are a few benefits of joining these events that could change your mind.

Learn New Skills

Gaining new knowledge is the very essence of attending workshops. Learn about the latest trends, newest technologies, and the most efficient ways of doing things through training events. Workshops allow you to gain new insights and ideas on the areas that you are interested in. Also, these events take place over the course of a few days or even a few hours, so it could really be a good activity to invest your time in.

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Take It From The Experts

Speakers and facilitators in workshop events are chosen because of their level of expertise in their fields. So you can be guaranteed that the discussions are led by certified professionals and qualified trainers. In these events, you are learning from the experiences of those who are the best in their lines of work.

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Gain Connections

Attending training can also be your opportunity to collaborate with people who are in the same business as yours. You learn and gain ideas not only from the lecturer but also by meeting new people. You can build connections and relationships and create a network with potential colleagues, clients, or partners that could be proven helpful in the future.

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Get Inspired

After learning new concepts and gaining insights from professionals, people who join workshops gain inspiration and motivation to start up a new business or create more content and develop their existing ideas. At the end of workshops, you are pumped to put into practice your new found knowledge, become productive, and share these with your peers and colleagues.

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A Good Investment

The short time you spend in training workshops could affect greatly on your long-time plans. The new skills you learn can be the start of a great business or the beginning of your career. So there’s really nothing to lose but everything to gain in these workshops.

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Looking for workshops to join? Check out these upcoming training events and workshops happening around the metro:

Skills Academy: How to Survive and Thrive as an Online Business

Date: January 19, 2019 | Saturday
Venue: 6F, OPL Building, 100 C. Palanca Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Time: 1:00 – 5:00pm


Hosted by Penbrothers and Tavin, this event is for those who have decided to create an online business but have no idea on how to start. This workshop for online entrepreneurs will give you an idea on how to make the most out of the internet to market your business. This will be facilitated by a start-up entrepreneur and writer, Shaira Habon who stared her online career through fashion and brand reviews. She also works as a digital strategist and a business development consultant.

Visit their Facebook event page for more info.

Red Cup Sessions

Date: January 23, 2019 | Wednesday
Venue: 111 Paseo de Roxas Avenue corner Legazpi and Gil Streets, 1229 Makati

Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm

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Red Cup Sessions is a monthly event hosted by Penbrothers, which offers a chill environment with business leaders and executives, talking about startups and business developments over some beer and pizza. With a casual and relaxed setting, Red Cup Sessions makes it easier to interact with business leaders, learn from their talks, and expand your connections.

Visit their Facebook event page for more info.

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 Skills Academy: Programming Fundamentals

Date: March 16, 2019 | Saturday
Venue: 6F, OPL Building, 100 C. Palanca Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Time: 1:00 – 5:00pm

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This Skills Academy session is for those who have a passion for programming. Learn the basics of programming and how to turn this skill into profit through this event hosted by Penbrothers and Amagi Academy. Amagi Academy is a school for data and software training that seeks to help technical professionals in developing their skills and pursuing their passion.

Visit their Facebook event page for more info.

Will we be seeing you there? Let us know!