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How Comfort Aquatics Grew from 11 to 1,100 Members in Less Than 2 Years

30th August 2019
How Comfort Aquatics Grew from 11 to 1,100 Members in Less Than 2 Years

As the company’s 2nd anniversary fast approaches; we caught up with Co-Founder and Owner of Comfort Aquatics, Adam Comfort to learn about how he and his fellow co-founder and wife, Lottie have grown their business from 11 to 1,100 members!

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10 Top CoursePro Tips from the CAP2 Team!

9th August 2019
10 Top CoursePro Tips from the CAP2 Team!

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of CoursePro, we asked 10 of the happy people behind the helpful software for their top tips for getting the most out of the system. Whilst we were chatting, we also found out why they love working for CAP2.

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Our charity of the year: the Pituitary Foundation!

10th January 2019
Our charity of the year: the Pituitary Foundation!

  We’re really pleased to announce our charity of the year for 2019, the Pituitary Foundation!     The CAP2 team have done plenty of small fundraising events in the past, so as you can imagine, we’re excited to take our passion to the next level with a year-long goal!   Why the Pituitary Foundation?

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Another year at CAP2!

3rd January 2019
Another year at CAP2!

Happy New Year! We hope you had a great 2018, with lots of fun memories and experiences to look back on. Having packed away the baubles and cleared up the tinsel (which was everywhere by the way) we’re all looking forward to the year ahead!   To all our clients, partners and friends: Thank you

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New teammates to cap off the year!

19th December 2018
New teammates to cap off the year!

  Our new teammates! With just a week to go until the big day, three items on our Christmas list have already been filled…..We’re pleased to announce our new teammates here at CAP2! Let us introduce Andreea, Lizzie and Eddy; all joining this December. Together they’ll be working on your favourite course management software to make

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Our MacMillan Coffee Morning (and evening?!)

25th October 2018
Our MacMillan Coffee Morning (and evening?!)

  We hope you’re enjoying the half term; either taking some well-earned time away, or running your crash courses and holiday camps!   Last week we ran a coffee and cake morning (and our own quiz evening!) to raise support and funds for MacMillan Cancer Support, alongside our sister company TRP (who you can learn

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Round two: the latest CoursePro Summit!

17th October 2018
Round two: the latest CoursePro Summit!

Last year, for the first time in our eight years as a company, we met 25 customers for the premiere CoursePro Summit… …And we loved it! So much so, that we knew we had to do it again. Fast-forward a year, and here we were again at Hogarths Hotel in Solihull, with 25 power-users of

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The newest additions to our Happy and Helpful team – Chris and Carey.

25th July 2018
The newest additions to our Happy and Helpful team – Chris and Carey.

Summer is a quieter time for most, with schools out, holidays to go on and great weather to enjoy…..and whilst we’ve been doing some of that, we’ve also been busy!  In fact, our Happy and Helpful team is now the largest it’s ever been. 18 people are now working together to improve CoursePro!  Read on to

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CAP2 at Gofest North!

6th July 2018
CAP2 at Gofest North!

Last month John and Alex headed up to Manchester, for Gofest North at the Etihad sports campus! Blessed with good weather and a great venue, there were over 30 sports and activities to try in the sunshine. What was it all about? Gofest North offered the opportunity for kids of all ages to try a

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Have a sneak peek at our latest project…

4th July 2018
Have a sneak peek at our latest project…

  A sneak peek at our upcoming project with Pilkington Recs Rugby League! On CAP2 & CoursePro’s ninth birthday, we headed up to St Helens to visit our friends at Pilkington Recs Rugby League! A community club based at ruskin drive, they cater to all ages – from toddlers right up to their senior team!

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CAP2’s Ninth Birthday!!

30th June 2018
CAP2’s Ninth Birthday!!

  Our last single-digit birthday…we’re growing up! Last year we had eight candles and as many wishes, and we like to think they’ve come true…   From a team of 12 a year ago, we’re now up to 18, our all-time high! There’s no feeling like seeing your family grow – and we feel lucky

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Our recent team-building day, out & about in Avon Valley!

24th May 2018
Our recent team-building day, out & about in Avon Valley!

You probably have a lot on your mind right now, what with planning barbecues, the Bank Holiday, and maybe even a bit of GDPR on the side…..so here’s something different to take your mind off things, the details behind our latest team-building adventure!     Trying something different on our latest team-building day.   We

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The CAP2 team’s charity Swimathon!

3rd May 2018
The CAP2 team’s charity Swimathon!

In Bradford On Avon – Nine happy CAP2ers have taken part in Swimathon 2018, the world’s biggest fundraising swimming event, cheered on by our colleagues, friends and family! On Sunday 29th we headed down together to the local Bradford on Avon pool, with our supporters in tow. Each team member swam over 1.25km – together,

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Why CAP2!?

12th January 2018
Why CAP2!?

We speak to the people who make CAP2..CAP2   James. Support The innovating, the friendly, the amazing company that is CAP2, is not just a company! To me CAP2 is a family, a way of life, a reason to push through the tedious traffic of Bath! CAP2 is a refreshing and enlightening experience.   Hazel.

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The pursuit of happiness

11th January 2018
The pursuit of happiness

  A great story is in the making! Here at CAP2 we feel like we’re on a bit of a journey. You probably hear us talking about being happy, helpful people quite a lot.. but it’s true! We actually care, and we’re making a working environment that means we don’t just care about profits. Our

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What’s the fuss about!?

10th January 2018
What’s the fuss about!?

CAP2’s General Manager, Daniel Haywood tells us why sports clubs around the country must take advantage of the #TechinSportSurvey.     ‘We’ve been working with Swim England and ukactive for some time now, and it has become obvious over the last few years that as an industry, sports courses will really benefit from gaining a

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Money off with our exciting partnership!

9th January 2018
Money off with our exciting partnership!

  Here at CAP2 we love to bring new and exciting benefits to our customers.   Our strong partnership based approach to the way we work has delivered huge improvements to the way the sports course industry operates.   Now, thanks to our excellent partners, The Pool Cover, we’re able to deliver even more benefits to

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A way forward!

9th January 2018
A way forward!

The happy team here at CAP2 spent last week planning the way forward for your business! By improving the way we work, we hope to help you grow your classes and courses. We’re always on the look-out for new sports clubs to work with, you can find out how CoursePro is changing the landscape of

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Welcome to 2018

2nd January 2018

We’re as surprised as you are.. that’s right, it’s 2018! Where on earth has the last year gone! It only feels like yesterday that we were welcoming in 2017, excited to be running our first ever customer summit and committed to helping you improve your use of our amazing software! Well, there’s no turning back

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My last top tip!

21st December 2017
My last top tip!

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through CAP2, we were still busy working to help make sure all of our wonderful CoursePro users were ready for the new year! Disclaimer: (There may have been some fun being had in the process) Hello everyone! Before we get into all the technical stuff, I just wanted

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In with the new!

19th December 2017
In with the new!

  In the new year, we’ll be unveiling all 6 of our new members that we’ve added to the growing CAP2 team. We’re so excited and we just can’t hide it!!     A big CAP2 welcome to Emma!     Our first new team member is Emma Corbett. Maths Graduate Emma might share her

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Sam’s third seasonal top tip!

13th December 2017
Sam’s third seasonal top tip!

Moving to new contact triggers Hi everyone, once again thank you for taking the time to read my blog, I can’t believe we’re already 3 weeks in and now so close to all the festivities! This week, I’m going to be talking all about contact triggers. I’m on a mission to help move all of our customers

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Trainer Sam’s seasonal tips – week 2!

5th December 2017
Trainer Sam’s seasonal tips – week 2!

It’s that time again! Sam’s festive blog returns for its second instalment. So, set your crackers down and pause the present wrapping! Just in case you missed it, we spent our Christmas card printing budget on charity this year! All the info is here! Hi everyone, thanks for taking a look at my weekly blog. In

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Charity for cards!

30th November 2017
Charity for cards!

All the team here at CAP2 would love to wish you a very merry festive season! This year, instead of using our budget to buy sparkly, shiny seasonal cards, we decided to donate the funds to charity. We’re delighted to have done so, and our £75 saved on cards has gone to the wonderful Crisis

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Sam’s seasonal CoursePro top tips – week 1!

29th November 2017
Sam’s seasonal CoursePro top tips – week 1!

The tinsel is out, the tree is nearly through the front door and the seasonal stuffing has just been frozen. It can mean only one thing.. it’s nearly time for you know what… The beginning of the new January term!! To make sure all you happy CourseProers are ready for year 2018, our excellent Trainer Sam,

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The Importance Of Sport

16th November 2017

Latest research shows UK sport stats   We all know the important part that sport plays in a healthy lifestyle. Physical exercise reduces risk of disease whilst delivering long term benefits to the participant. But as a business, depicting the importance of sport within the economy can be harder to outline. Recent UKsport stats show just

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A CAP2er abroad! James visits Canada

8th November 2017
A CAP2er abroad! James visits Canada

An inspiring trip of learning, friendship and development across the Atlantic to Toronto.   It’s not very often that you can be up for twenty four hours straight after an eight hour flight across the Atlantic and still have the energy, excitement and passion of a five year old child at Christmas, barely able to

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Our final entrepreneurial story; Nathaniel Birkett

26th October 2017
Our final entrepreneurial story; Nathaniel Birkett

Our final entrepreneurship story comes from The Swim Specialist. Before starting his own business, Nathaniel Birkett ran a successful football and swim academy in Majorca. Not settled with his success abroad, Nathaniel came back to the UK in order to form The Swim Specialist, a leading swim school operating throughout Yorkshire.   Entrepreneurship has always

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Diamond Swim Academy; An entrepreneurial story

26th October 2017
Diamond Swim Academy; An entrepreneurial story

In continuation of our birthday celebration week, here’s another compelling entrepreneurship story from one of our customers. This time, it’s Diamond Swim Academy.   Diamond Swim Academy Diamond Swim Academy started life as the light-bulb moment of two individuals. Sophie Grosvenor and Sarah Ruckwood had both been working in the swimming industry prior to setting

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Springfit; Entrepreneurial endeavour.

26th October 2017
Springfit; Entrepreneurial endeavour.

To celebrate CAP2’s birthday, we’re paying tribute to entrepreneurship, after all, without our two young entrepreneurs, Ross and Pete, CAP2 would never have been born! What better way to do that, than with the very people who keep CAP2 the no.1…. our fantastic customers. We hear some of our most entrepreneurial customers’ stories this week!

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Success at Swindon Town FC

16th October 2017
Success at Swindon Town FC

Looking for the CAP2 Football page? Go there! You can sign up to this newsletter here This week, we spoke to Jon Holloway – the Head of the hugely successful Swindon Town Football in the Community Trust. We talk trust tactics, participation, inclusion and all things junior sport.   The idea behind all of our

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Charitable endeavours!

11th October 2017
Charitable endeavours!

Meet our charities This week’s newsletter is all about charity! ‘The smallest act of kindness is greater than the grandest intention.’ Oscar Wilde We might have grand intentions here at CAP2, but we know that’s not enough. We give small acts of kindness to our three charities. Find out all about the 3 great organisations

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A CAP2 GDPR update

6th October 2017
A CAP2 GDPR update

Here at CAP2 we think it’s important to keep you up to date with all the new regulations regarding GDPR. This article will give you a brief understanding of GDPR regulations, how it will impact your business, and what you can be thinking about now to ensure your organisation is ready in time for May 2018.

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The Pool Cover partnership

3rd October 2017
The Pool Cover partnership

Here at CAP2, we’re always looking for new ways to be useful! It’s why we’ve teamed up with The Pool Cover. Our new partnership with the swimming industry’s premier jobs network is helping to bring more swim schools and teachers closer together. The Pool cover not only enable teachers to find their dream jobs from

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CAP2 and The Pool Cover join forces

25th September 2017
CAP2 and The Pool Cover join forces

Here at CAP2, we’re always looking for new ways to be useful!   It’s why we’ve teamed up with The Pool Cover. Our new partnership with the swimming industry’s premier jobs network is helping to bring more swim schools and teachers closer together.   The Pool cover not only enable teachers to find their dream

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No BAFTA just yet – but we love our new films!

19th September 2017
No BAFTA just yet – but we love our new films!

We’re delighted to invite you to view our latest CAP2 films. All are available on our case studies page here plus more CAP2 films are on our Youtube page here. You can watch our three case studies below!   The Academy, Hallamshire Tennis and Squash Club     Creative Aquatic Swimming     Active Tameside Gymnastics

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We’re loving our new Youtube channel!

14th September 2017
We’re loving our new Youtube channel!

Have you visited our new Youtube channel? We’re delighted to show off our customer stories from the world of Tennis, Swimming and Gymnastics. A huge thanks to The Academy of Tennis, Creative Aquatic and Active Tameside. You can visit the full channel here    

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Club2Club. A good news story!

5th September 2017
Club2Club. A good news story!

How Exeter Chiefs are driving junior rugby. Want to sign up to this newsletter? You can sign up here! Looking for CoursePro’s rugby page? Go there!   This week we’re delighted to have had time to speak with Exeter Chiefs Rugby Community Manager Andrew Dudley. Having started out as a coach at the club, Andrew

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A new term. A new CAP2. A new partnership.

4th September 2017
A new term. A new CAP2. A new partnership.

In time for our exciting new launch, we’re delighted to be announcing our extended partnership with Swim England.   Katie Towner, Swim England Head of Learn to Swim is delighted with the extension of our successful partnership. ‘We are really pleased to be able to extend our partnership with CAP2 and continue our work together

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A new term. A new CAP2

4th September 2017
A new term. A new CAP2

What better way for the happy people here at CAP2 to celebrate the beginning of the new school and sports course year than to introduce our exciting new identity!     The Elephant in the room! Did you know The average wild elephant will walk more than 50 miles every day. That means the speediest

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We’ve sponsored an Elephant!

4th September 2017
We’ve sponsored an Elephant!

Our new branding doesn’t just look good, it does good too! By sponsoring an Elephant through the WWF (World Wildlife fund) we’re helping to protect the future of Asian elephants.   To do your bit for the animal kingdom’s most beloved creatures, you can visit the adopt an elephant link here!

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Gloucestershire Cricket Board

29th August 2017
Gloucestershire Cricket Board

Looking for the CAP2 Cricket page? Go there!   Founded in 2005, the GCB is responsible for all recreational cricket across Gloucestershire, creating links between schools, clubs and the community. A new structure to the organisation was formed in 2013 which has seen the sport boom across the county.     The organisation has helped

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City Community Trust

21st August 2017
City Community Trust

Exeter City FC’s Community trust is making a real impact.   Want to sign up to this newsletter? Sign up here! Looking for CoursePro’s football page? Go there!   Delivering a diverse range of activities for more than 45,000 people, the CITY Community Trust can be seen to be making a real difference within its

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Club2Club

10th August 2017
Club2Club

Team Bath Tennis Growing the sport Want to sign up to this newsletter? You can sign up here! When your tennis programme is one of only four LTA International High Performance centres in the UK, you can probably count yourselves as elite. But Team Bath Tennis have kept their programmes open to all, encompassing high performance

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We’re delighted to be teaming up with RLSS UK

8th August 2017
We’re delighted to be teaming up with RLSS UK

  We’re delighted to announce a new level package for CoursePro, that not only helps improve your offering, but could genuinely improve water safety. The happy people at Cap2 have been working together with the brilliant team at the Royal Life Saving Society UK to increase CoursePro’s functionality. As of now, you’ll be able to

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Knowing me knowing you. Round 3!

1st August 2017
Knowing me knowing you. Round 3!

Introducing the Cap2 Management team So far we’ve ticked off our Support team and Development team from the ‘knowing me knowing you’ list! This time, it’s our Senior Management team who get to say hello! As part of the Jonas Software group of companies, Cap2 have one of the highest levels of staff satisfaction throughout

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Our bigger, better and ALL NEW Newsletter!

20th July 2017
Our bigger, better and ALL NEW Newsletter!

Not a CoursePro customer just yet? Want to stay in touch with your sport & the tech that can help you? Starting this August, our all new CoursePro newsletter will be launched. The newsletter is a great chance for sports clubs, coaches, teachers and staff to stay up to date with their sport. Our weekly

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Knowing me knowing you! Round 2!

12th July 2017
Knowing me knowing you! Round 2!

Introducing the Development team After last week’s introduction of the support team (available here) this time around, the Development team get their chance to say hello! We know the development team are often hidden away and unable to introduce themselves to you as customers whilst they concentrate on improving the product, so here they are!!

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Knowing me knowing you! Get to know us

4th July 2017
Knowing me knowing you! Get to know us

Introducing the Support team   We’re a friendly bunch here at Cap2! It’s why we’re known as the happy people behind the helpful software. This week, it’s the Support team’s turn to take the Cap2 limelight. We’re delighted to introduce James, Hazel and Sam. Aside from helping you on the end of phone calls and answering your tickets

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Wimbledon is here!!

3rd July 2017
Wimbledon is here!!

Finally Wimbledon is here. The most prestigious Tennis tournament in the world always helps increase the popularity of the sport. Local courts will be far busier over the next 2 weeks than at any other time during the course of the year.   As ever, here at Cap2 we’ll be cheering on our favourites throughout

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Happy Birthday CoursePro

30th June 2017
Happy Birthday CoursePro

How many 8 year old’s can say that they’ve enabled more than 3 million people to enroll into sports lessons throughout the world!?   Ok, the comparison between CoursePro and that of an 8 year old child might be a little unfair! But, CoursePro’s 8th birthday is not only a cause to bring out the

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Our newest recruit!

22nd June 2017
Our newest recruit!

A bit like London Buses, we wait for a few months to select our new additions to the Cap2 team, and then two appear in the space of just a few weeks. After introducing Sam Holcombe last time around (our new Customer Relationship Consultant), this week it’s the turn of our new QA Analyst Tracy

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A big thanks!

22nd June 2017
A big thanks!

A big thank you to the team at The Academy of Tennis at Hallamshire Tennis, Squash and Racketball Club for their assistance in our CoursePro Tennis filming on Wednesday.     The filming was the second in a series of CoursePro films that will be released later on this year. The aim of the films

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Our Summit Success!

15th June 2017
Our Summit Success!

Last Thursday’s CoursePro Customer Summit may have been the very first of its kind for the team here at Cap2, but its success has already sparked conversations about the next one! The day was organised into 4 different sections: A fun welcoming game with coffee and refreshment Entertaining and informative talks from 4 of the team

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EU Data Protection law change

7th June 2017

As part of the EU Data Protection law change, we at Cap2 are starting to work towards adhering to the new Data Protection laws (General Data Protection Regulation). The law change will impact your business policy and practices, such as with regard to storing data and communicating with contacts. Although the change doesn’t come into action until next year

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The CoursePro Customer Summit

2nd June 2017
The CoursePro Customer Summit

We’re delighted to announce that our very first CoursePro Customer Summit will take place on Thursday the 8th of June. The event will be hosted for a small collection of customers at the Hogarths Hotel in Solihull. The event is aimed at helping you learn more about CoursePro and the Cap2 team, gain some free

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Promoting Participation

16th May 2017
Promoting Participation

We’re delighted to announce that as part of our ongoing commitment to promoting participation in sport, we have partnered with GofestUK. Gofest are the UK’s Family Festival of Sport, Dance, Health & Fitness, uniting families with activity.  The company are a growing sports festival with two upcoming events in Guildford on the 28th & 29th

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Our new Zoggs initiative

8th May 2017
Our new Zoggs initiative

Thanks to CoursePro’s partnership with the swimwear provider Zoggs, we’re giving all of our customers a great new opportunity to benefit from using CoursePro. We are often told by our customers that CoursePro pays for itself. It saves so much time and effort that the cost of introducing it to their club or centre is

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The CoursePro Customer Summit

26th April 2017
The CoursePro Customer Summit

We’re delighted to announce that our very first CoursePro Customer Summit will take place on Thursday the 8th of June. The event will be hosted for a small collection of customers at the Hogarths Hotel in Solihull. The event is aimed at helping you learn more about CoursePro and the Cap2 team, gain some free

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Bringing sport and technology closer together

20th April 2017
Bringing sport and technology closer together

CoursePro is our leading product here at Cap2 Solutions. Its ability to transform the way sports clubs run and manage every aspect of their business, from administration to customer communication has seen it become the revolutionary market leading product that thousands of sites worldwide are now using. CoursePro started off life as a purely swimming

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Who are Cap2 Solutions!?

6th April 2017
Who are Cap2 Solutions!?

A bit like any good business idea, the origins of CoursePro lead back to 4 key things:   Some passionate people A problem A EUREKA moment And a pretty great solution The passionate people   Cap2 was formed back in 2009 by Pete Walker and Ross Mccaw. The two young men had two things in

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CoursePro is at the forefront of participation

30th March 2017
CoursePro is at the forefront of participation

According to the latest Sport England survey, the second half of 2015/2016 saw a rise in the percent of over 16s who took part in 30 minutes of moderate intensity sport (in the month the survey took place). However, overall the percent of people taking part more frequently fell. Whilst participation in regular sport may

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A helpful CoursePro top tip!

21st March 2017

  As a CoursePro user, sometimes you’ll need to access your customers’ HomePortal. This might be because a customer is having a problem using their site, is disputing a grade, or perhaps has made a mistake which you’d like to check.   CoursePro has a smart way to help you access your customers’ HomePortal sites.

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Cap2 join forces with ukactive

16th March 2017
Cap2 join forces with ukactive

  ukactive is the UK’s leading not-for-profit body for physical activity, working with over 4,000 members and stakeholders across the UK. They champion the fun, enjoyment and benefits of being active and facilitate big impact partnerships across the public and private sector.     As part of Cap2’s ongoing efforts to improve the way Sports

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Cap2 and Zoggs partnership springs new opportunity for Swim Schools

9th March 2017
Cap2 and Zoggs partnership springs new opportunity for Swim Schools

Thanks to CoursePro’s partnership with the swimwear provider Zoggs, we’re giving all of our customers a great new opportunity to benefit from using CoursePro. We are often told by our customers that CoursePro pays for itself. It saves so much time and effort that the cost of introducing it to their club or centre is

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The leading sports course software: A Tech Takeover

2nd March 2017
The leading sports course software: A Tech Takeover

To say technology is taking over the world is now an understatement. It didn’t take long, but today, to say that Technology is taking over is a thing of the past – the very fact that it has changed the way we communicate, travel, sell, buy, manage, watch, teach and much much more means that

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What’s all the fuss about!?

17th February 2017
What’s all the fuss about!?

Fixed End Date vs Continuous Assessment. Fixed End Date and Continuous Assessment are two ways of setting up your courses using CoursePro. Whilst Fixed End Date means that at the end of each term, customers all come to pay at the same time, Continuous Assessment means that your customers can pay at any time throughout

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2.5 million. CoursePro surpasses another milestone

9th February 2017
2.5 million. CoursePro surpasses another milestone

With 1000s of sites and centres throughout the UK as well as far afield as Australia and South Africa, CoursePro is revolutionising the way the Sports Course industry works. This week the number of members enrolled on CoursePro surpassed 2.5 million – a magnificent achievement.   Perspective To put that figure into perspective – until

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Multi tasking

26th January 2017
Multi tasking

The concept of multi-tasking frightens most people. Knowing that as a Coach or Teacher, you are responsible for marking registers, recording achievements, interacting with parents and teaching can make for a stressful lesson. And it doesn’t stop there. Beyond the lesson, pupil class movements, scheduling your staff, pupils and facilities, taking payments, renewing memberships, remembering concessionary

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Let’s agree to agree

19th January 2017
Let’s agree to agree

Cap2 are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement with Better (GLL).     The new partnership means that Better’s 145+ Leisure Centres that use CoursePro will continue to utilise the software on into the future. With more than 130,000 members taking part in their sporting activities each week, CoursePro has been used to improve

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How it all began.

13th January 2017
How it all began.

This week we spoke to Joel Chapman  – GLL’s (Better) South West and Wales Manager. Joel was a key part in the creation of Cap2 and was one of the first people to give it the go ahead back in 2009! At the time, Joel worked for Tone Leisure and was looking for a way

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HomePortal Branding Review

3rd January 2017

More than 60% of our customers use the HomePortal Branding Service. That means that well in advance of 1 million members access their HomePortal through their Club’s own personalised gateway. We wanted to find out why! We spoke to Anna Strong at Farnborough Fins to find out why the service is so popular. ‘We decided

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Merry Christmas from the Cap2 team!

15th December 2016
Merry Christmas from the Cap2 team!

We would like to wish all of our valued customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We hope you enjoy the festive period as much as our HQ team did trying out our Christmas outfits for size. P.S. That’s not the real Santa – it’s just our Head of Development – we

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Postcode Look-Up

12th December 2016

One of our main priorities at Cap2, is to save our customers time and effort. It’s why we’re constantly coming up with new and improved methods to manage your courses. To make using CoursePro become quicker and easier, we’re now offering a new bolt-on option called Postcode Look-Up. Postcode look-up reduces the amount of time

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Our useful SMS feature

2nd December 2016

  We understand customer interaction and communication is vitally important to your business. It’s why we offer an SMS feature. Currently when sending out messages to your customers, whether that’s for cancelling classes, or sending out top-up reminders, your message will be sent in email form. We realise that parents/members also regularly check their text

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Schools Programme Manager

25th November 2016
Schools Programme Manager

School Programmes can be tricky.  It’s hard to organise them, it’s hard to manage them and it’s hard to report on them. It’s why we at Cap2 have created Schools Programme Manager. It’s a new purchasable bolt on option for CoursePro customers that makes running lessons for schools a whole lot easier! Whether a school

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HomePortal Branding

15th November 2016
HomePortal Branding

We know HomePortal to be one of the most important aspects of CoursePro. It helps you build up your business, save you time, interact with customers and add a USP to the service you provide. Our HomePortal Branding service is one of the most popular purchasable bolt-ons we supply, with well over 60% of our

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Improve your customer interaction

11th November 2016
Improve your customer interaction

Our mission at Cap2 is to help our customers grow. We want CoursePro to help you build and manage your business. One of the most popular parts of CoursePro is HomePortal. The fact that parents can review child feedback and achievements, book into lessons, top up credit, or move their child to the next stage

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Remember Remember

4th November 2016
Remember Remember

The Fifth of November is widely associated with Bonfire Night, Guy Fawkes, that slightly catchy poem and lots of fireworks. But it’s not just a day of celebrating the capture of the man who plotted to kill the king. Cap2 Solutions has it’s own reason for letting off some celebratory fireworks. That’s because, the 5th

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Streamline Your Business

28th October 2016
Streamline Your Business

Tie Break Tens is a new streamlined Tennis competition that pits 6 players against each other. They often spend a total of just thirty minutes on court before a winner is decided. 2015’s winner, Kyle Edmund, more than doubled his yearly earnings in well under half a day thanks to the tournament’s $250,000 prize fund! 

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We’re Passionate about Participation

21st October 2016
We’re Passionate about Participation

  We at Cap2 are passionate about participation in sport. We want to see more people, young and old, get active and involved in sport.  We believe one of the best ways to do this, is to help Coaches and Teachers have more time to do what they’re good at – teaching sport! Many of

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The Times They Are A Changin’

14th October 2016
The Times They Are A Changin’

Over the last 13 years, many things have changed. We’ve seen the birth of social media, and the slow death of wires, 4 British Prime Ministers, 3 Football World Cups and the first ever black US President. For all that time, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have held a place in the World’s top 4

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Creating a Holiday Course

7th October 2016
Creating a Holiday Course

In a bid to promote a glass half full attitude, we’d like to mention a slightly optimistic phrase; It’s nearly the holidays! The relieving sight of a half term break may mean time off for the term time staff and kids, but for those of you running Holiday Courses, it’s just as busy as ever!

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How to change prices

30th September 2016

We know changing prices for your lessons could happen throughout the year. As we’ve seen a trend in the number of questions around this, we thought we would help by defining how to change a price in the system. If you plan to increase or decrease a price, you will have to go into the

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A great response to Product Ideas

23rd September 2016

We’re delighted to announce that we’re receiving a great reaction from our new Product Ideas section in Zendesk. You will know that as a CoursePro customer, you are given use of our virtual Help Desk; Zendesk. It’s primarily there to help and advise you to make the most out of CoursePro. However, we have recently added the

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We’ve surpassed a milestone

16th September 2016
We’ve surpassed a milestone

At Cap2 Solutions, we’re celebrating the number 1.5 million. It’s worth a celebration too. We’ve surpassed 1.5 million pupils registered on our CoursePro system. Our innovative CoursePro software is making quite a splash!! The software has taken the market by storm thanks to it’s industry changing take on Course Management.   It’s a great achievement and we thought

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We’ve revamped your Help Desk

9th September 2016

We hope you’re enjoying a busy start to the new school year. To make life a little easier for you, we’ve changed the knowledge base, look and feel of our Help Desk; Zendesk. It’s now easier than ever to find what you’re looking for with the new sections we’ve added! The new sections include: Set Up  –

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A helpful update!

2nd September 2016

Our new CoursePro update, 2.10.8 is now available! Included in the update is a feature available upon request of the Support Team here at Cap2. It may well be very helpful for you and your business. The new feature will allow parents to top up using their positive Course Balance via the HomePortal. You will need

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Are You Ready For The Rio Rush?

19th August 2016
Are You Ready For The Rio Rush?

The Rio Games have been meteoric, with more than 85 records broken and no less than 20 of those being smashed in the pool, this year’s show-stopping summer of sport has been worth a watch (or 10..)! From Adam Peaty’s lightning 100m Breaststroke to Andy Murray’s record consecutive Tennis Golds, Jade Jones’s epic Taekwondo Gold and Laura Trott’s

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Schools Programme Manager

12th August 2016

CoursePro is the market leading Sports Course Management tool. It’s an easy to use, powerful software, that helps you manage your Public/Private Sports Club or Leisure Centre. Reducing the pressure of administration. Find out about CoursePro here Our Schools Programme Manager Feature is an add on feature within CoursePro that allows you to manage the schools/organisations that

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Kicked Off Contact Trigger

29th July 2016

Available as of this morning, you now have the ability to send a Kicked Off Contact Trigger. There are 2 ways a member can be removed from a class: They inform you they are leaving and you click the Leave button and choose when their last class is.  Unsure how to do that? Click How

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New Features Released Today

13th July 2016

We have released version 2.10.4 today which contains some new features: Disable Contact Triggers Two New Reports Teachers last name can now be displayed on HomePortal Fixed Term Date Definitions Extend or Copy Classes made clearer Disable Contact Triggers Have you ever wanted to stop a trigger sending, just for an hour or so? Maybe

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Feature Request Closure

24th June 2016

We are very proud that over 900+ Leisure Centres, Swimming/Tennis/Gymnastics Clubs/Businesses now use CoursePro across the UK and the World. Our core product CoursePro is moving from strength to strength with a number of features released already this year including: Quick Activation for HomePortal – An easier way for your members to register for HomePortal,

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Create a ZenDesk account

3rd June 2016

We use a website called ZenDesk to monitor all our support calls and emails. A ZenDesk account allows you to log in to view all the tickets you have opened with us, and for you to see the status of them. If we are sending you attachments, we will also require you to log into your

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Introducing Our New Head Of Development

20th May 2016
Introducing Our New Head Of Development

Goodbye and Hello!  As you maybe we aware our current Technical Director, Pete Walker, was the brainchild of our CoursePro product and wrote the first line of code back in 2009. To aid his personal development, Pete will be moving on to another role amongst our sister companies from July this year and leaving Cap2 Solutions.

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New Contact Triggers

13th May 2016

Benefits of New Contact Triggers   Resend a trigger that a member has not received More triggers have been added The option to send text messages to members Conditions Send emails/texts to teachers Make your emails look more professional with Format and Preview   Resend Triggers How often do your staff hear “I never received that

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Movements

29th April 2016

There are 4 different sections to movements: Moving a member to a different level within the same class (using Portable Devices OR CoursePro) Flagging a member for movement (using Portable Devices OR CoursePro) Moving a member to a different class A Member moving themselves on HomePortal   Moving a Member to a Different Level Within The Same

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Payment Plans Explained

15th April 2016
Payment Plans Explained

For every different price you charge you will need a payment plan option.  These can be grouped into Payment Plans so they are easier to maintain and can be used to filter Contact Triggers (e.g. Putting all your price options for adults in to one Payment Plan allows you to send a trigger just to members

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Swimathon Sport Relief 2016

23rd March 2016
Swimathon Sport Relief 2016

We had a great time at our Swimathon on Saturday and are pleased to announce that we raised £390 for Sport Relief.   Check out Cap2 does Sport Relief for proof (if our dodgy photo isn’t enough!)   For more on Sport Relief go to www.sportrelief.com

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New Features Available Today

18th March 2016
New Features Available Today

The Overview Screen Added an option to the overview screen to see “members in session” instead of “members in class” on classes. This is useful if you use Planned Absences and, while there isn’t a space in the class, there is in this particular session. Also if you have a member booked into the class

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Easter Holidays Opening Times

14th March 2016

  Monday 21st March – Thursday 24th March 2016 – Normal Opening Hours Friday 25th March – Monday 28th March 2016 – Office Closed Tuesday 29th March Onwards – Normal Opening Hours   In the event of an emergency, i.e. a total system failure, you can contact emergency@cap2.co.uk.

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Coming Soon………. Automatic Registration for HomePortal

4th March 2016

Back in January, we ranked you all in relation to how many members you have registered for HomePortal. After some feedback from you, we have some new functionality coming very soon. We have redesigned the Registration Process for HomePortal to make it easier for your members to sign up. Currently: A member books on to a course

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How to set up a 5 day holiday course in CoursePro

26th February 2016

Easter is only a couple of weeks away.  Do you run week long intensive or crash courses over the school holidays? Do you know how to create that in CoursePro in 4 easy steps? Step 1 – Create a new Fixed End Date Course Step 2 – Add the new course to existing Levels Step 3

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What on earth are Course and Transaction Balances?

12th February 2016

Some of the most common issues raised with our support team are questions around the financial balances of your members. A member has been charged the wrong amount, how do we fix it? How do we give a refund? What do you mean by allocations? What on earth is the difference between Course Balance and Transaction Balance?

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Waiting Lists

5th February 2016

Are you using spreadsheets to manage your waiting list? It’s time to try your CoursePro Waiting List to make your life easier!! What can it do? Organise your waiting list by course View it by Level (i.e. all those waiting for Stage 1 etc.) When you have a space available, see only the pupils who

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The Cap2 Team has signed up for Sport Relief 2016

15th January 2016
The Cap2 Team has signed up for Sport Relief 2016

As part of our new year’s resolution to get fitter, the Cap2 team have signed up for Sports Relief 2016. However, which sport should we do?  In the team we have a triathlete, folks that run half & full marathons and even a sailor. Plus one or two who consider typing a physical activity! So what could

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A Guide to Reports – How to make them more specific for you

12th January 2016

At our help desk, we get a lot of questions about Reports.  So we thought, for our first post of the New Year, we should share with you a guide to reports. There has been new reporting functionality in CoursePro since the middle of last year, newer customers will know about it already. However, for those of

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Happy Christmas

18th December 2015
Happy Christmas

Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas and  a Wonderful New Year from the Cap2 Team   and yes, in case you are wondering, instead of a Christmas Jumper, Patrick sprayed his beard with fake snow!!!

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Christmas Opening Times

14th December 2015

Thursday 24th December 2016 9.00am – 6.00pm – Normal Support Hours Friday 25th December 2015 – Bank Holiday  – Support Closed Monday 28th December 2015 – Bank Holiday – Support Closed Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st December – Support Closed Friday 1st January 2016 – Bank Holiday – Support Closed Monday 4th January 2016 –

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Welcome to James Wilson, our new support engineer

11th December 2015
Welcome to James Wilson, our new support engineer

While many of you who contact our support team will have noticed that there is a new person answering the phone and emails, we wanted to officially welcome James, our new support engineer to the Cap2 Team. James Wilson – Second Line Support Engineer – A new addition to Cap2 Solutions after working 2 years in

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New ASA Awards for Babies and Toddlers

1st December 2015

After yesterday’s press release from the ASA regarding their new badges for babies and toddlers (See ASA Press Release), we wanted to let you know what impact this has on your CoursePro. They have added new Discovery Ducking awards, click on ASA Awards for more information. To add new Levels, please click Adding a Level for

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The Top Banner

30th November 2015
The Top Banner

A note to explain the information displayed in the top banner. We just want to draw your attention to the banner at the top of your screen in CoursePro. What information is it displaying?  And where is it getting this information from?  What else is on the banner? Please click The CoursePro Banner for more details.

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Error Log

20th November 2015

A List of Error Messages you may see on CoursePro and what to do about them As part of our aim to make using CoursePro even easier for you and your team, we have compiled a list of errors you may sometimes see in CoursePro. We have also included an explanation of why the error

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The Portable Devices

13th November 2015
The Portable Devices

A useful document for training your teachers We have created a document outlining all of the features of the Portable Devices used by your teachers. Please click A Guide to Portable Devices for Your Teachers For an editable version, please email training@cap2.co.uk  

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Happy Halloween – Promoting HomePortal

30th October 2015

Some docs to help you promote HomePortal to your members Happy Halloween!! The most common feedback we get from users is that members or, in fact, member’s parents love HomePortal. With that in mind, we have prepared a couple of documents about HomePortal.  One details the quick and simple steps on how to Register.  The other,

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The Cap2 Team

16th October 2015
The Cap2 Team

Our team here at CAP2 Solutions has grown over the last six months so we thought it would be nice to introduce the new faces as well as remind you of the seasoned members.   Daniel Haywood – General Manager – Brand new to Cap2 Solutions after 15 years working for Leisure trusts across the

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Product Update – Linked to Competencies and Teacher Led Badges

2nd October 2015

Badges In CoursePro, you can set up badges to be awarded upon completion of a level or achieving a distance goal and any others you may need for your school. There are two ways to award badges in CoursePro,  Linked to Competencies and Teacher-led.   When a Badge has been awarded, an email can be automatically

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March’s CoursePro Webinar

30th March 2015

This webinar will focus on the flow of members in HomePortal and the permission of users in CoursePro. Watch the webinar here.  

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February’s CoursePro Webinar

27th February 2015

During this webinar we will focus on the new customisable reports within the system and how you can effectively use these to generate the specific information you require. This makes it much easier for you to analyse performance as well as saving you time! Watch the webinar here  

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January’s CoursePro Webinar

1st January 2015

During this webinar we will answer any questions you may have about the system. Watch the webinar here  

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