Aug 2013 - Sept 2013 The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. DataDriven Journalism: The Basics (Certificate awarded).
Jun 2003 - Jun 2005 Microsoft Certified Application Developer .Net (MCAD.Net), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer .Net (MCSD.Net) and Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)

8 - 12 Mar 1999 Cap Gemini (UK) plc: Five day Rapid Application Development (RAD). Full lifecycle including entity relationship modelling, JAD facilitation workshops, Use Case analysis etc.
15 - 16 Sep 1998 Parkwell Management Consultants Ltd: Two day project management training based on Prince II.
19 - 25 Apr 1998 International Electronic Publishing Research Centre (IEPRC) Electronic Publishing Study Tour - Palo Alto and San Diego USA. Companies Visited: Apple, Netscape, Informix, Sun Microsystems, The Dialog Corporation, Silicon Graphics, Xerox PARC, Adobe Systems. 
29 Mar - 3 Apr 1998 London Business School: Systems Thinking and Strategic Modelling . One week residential course. 
8 Dec 1991 RoMEC: Presentation-skills Workshop. A full-day presentation skills course including video-taped trial presentation.
Mar 1991 University of Manchester: Novell Netware Systems Management - 10 week one evening a week course .