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Events and seminars

Events, Workshops & Seminars

Events, Seminars and Workshops for businesses in the West Midlands.

The University holds a wide range of events and seminars designed to help businesses start, grow and learn new skills.  Ranging from fully funded introductory new business startup courses & to more comprehensive mentoring programmes, through to affordable one day workshops covering vital business skills for managers and startup businesses. 

We look forward to meeting you soon.

May 2015

 

New Business Start-Up Mentoring Programme – Please refer to September 2015 below.

If you have a great idea for a business and are not sure what to do next, the New Business Start-Up Mentoring Programme could be exactly what you need.

This six month programme comprises of 4 compulsory workshops, followed by 5x one hour long individual mentoring sessions over a six month period. The workshops cover vital skills for setting up your business, giving you a head start and the confidence to succeed into the future. The mentoring sessions provide dedicated, individual guidance at a time agreed with your mentor. All are compulsory for successful applicants.

Venue:  Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre - Glaisher Drive, WV10 9RT

June 2015

Business start-up seminar

Date:  3rd June (PM: 5:30pm to 8:30pm)                      Alternative date:  30th June (AM: 10am - 1pm)

Venue: Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, Glaisher Drive, WV10 9RT

Book: You can register here

This seminar is designed to help people to set up and run a successful new venture. It will cover a variety of aspects involved with setting up a new business, including Business planning, Finance and Taxation.   Aimed at individuals thinking of or just starting a potential business, the seminar offers a structured approach to identifying opportunities, planning for success and ensuring a better chance of survival.

 

Rebuilding Iraq: A unique business breakfast networking event

Date: Wednesday, 3rd June

Time: (8:30am Registration) - 11am

Venue: Telford Innovation Campus, Telford, TF2 9NT

Our visitors are very interested in meeting businesses from the West Midlands to explore exciting trade opportunities. The event is free to attend but by prior registration only.

Hosted by The Iraq British Business Council and The University of Wolverhampton. We are delighted to invite you to network and meet with over 50 business delegates from the Iraq British Business Council and Iraq, a country which is attracting new international investment into oil and gas, infrastructure, and education and health expenditure. The opportunities for new businesses in the developing Iraqi market are substantial. This event will feature speakers from the IBBC, regional Chambers, and UKTi.

For more information and registration please contact Christine Foss Email christine.foss@wlv.ac.uk Tel: 01902 323862

 

Business start-up seminar

Date:  30th June (AM: 10am - 1pm)                     Alternative date: 3rd June (PM: 5:30pm to 8:30pm)

Venue: Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, Glaisher Drive, WV10 9RT

Book: You can register here

This seminar is designed to help people to set up and run a successful new venture. It will cover a variety of aspects involved with setting up a new business, including Business planning, Finance and Taxation.   Aimed at individuals thinking of or just starting a potential business, the seminar offers a structured approach to identifying opportunities, planning for success and ensuring a better chance of survival.

 

July 2015

Business Start-up Seminar

Date:  6th July

Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm

Venue: Talent Navigator Enterprise Hub, 36 Navigation Street, Walsall, WS2 9LT

Book:  You can register here

This seminar is designed to assist people set up and run a successful new venture. It will cover a variety of aspects involved with setting up a new business, including:

  •  Business planning
  •  Finance
  •  Taxation

Aimed at individuals thinking of or just starting a potential business, the seminar offers a structured approach to identifying opportunities, planning for success and ensuring a better chance of survival.

 

 

 

August 2015

 

There are no events currently planned.  However, we add events and workshops regularly.  If you would like to be updated with all our events, workshops and funding opportunities, please sign up to our newsletter here.

 

 

September 2015

 

New Business Start-Up Mentoring Programme – Evening programme

**  Places are limited **   Applications now being taken 

If you have a great idea for a business and are not sure what to do next, the New Business Start-Up Mentoring Programme could be exactly what you need.

This six month programme comprises a series of workshops in September/October followed by 5x one hour long individual mentoring sessions over a six month period. The workshops cover vital skills for setting up your business, giving you a head start and the confidence to succeed into the future. The mentoring sessions provide dedicated, individual guidance at a time agreed with your mentor. All are compulsory for successful applicants.

Venue:  Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre - Glaisher Drive, WV10 9RT

Book: Please apply here

Programme schedule:

Workshops: 30th September, 7th October, 14th October, 21st October (consecutive Wednesday’s, all compulsory)

Time: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

 Mentoring:  5x one hour sessions: Dates/times to be agreed with programme leader

To be held over October 2015 - April 2016

Cost: This programme is fully funded through the Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre

 

October 2015

There are no events currently planned.  However, we add events and workshops regularly.  If you would like to be updated with events as they are planned, please sign up to our newsletter here.

November 2015

There are no events currently planned.  However, we add events and workshops regularly.  If you would like to be updated with all our events, workshops and funding opportunities, please sign up to our newsletter here.

December 2015

There are no events currently planned.  However, we add events and workshops regularly.  If you would like to be updated with all our events, workshops and funding opportunities, please sign up to our newsletter here.