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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.

July / August Events 2015

New Business Start-Up Event, 18th August 2015   5:30pm - 8:30pm   University of Wolverhampton Science Park

We run a series of helpful and informative events aimed at individuals wanting to, or just starting their own business, through the Black Country Growth Hub.  To find out more and to register, visit www.bcgrowthhub.com/events.

 

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September Events

KTP@40 Celebration

Thursday 10 September 2015 - 5pm - 7pm The Rosalind Franklin Building, University of Wolverhampton

Programme

5.00pm - Drinks reception
5.45pm - Welcome and introduction by Jackie Dunne, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Access and Lifelong Learning)
6.15pm - Networking
7.00pm - Close

About Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

KTP is a UK-wide programme designed to help businesses improve their competitiveness, productivity and performance through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills. A partnership's objective is to help meet business goals by working to implement an innovative, high impact project which is central to the company's strategic development.

KTP is a three way partnership between:

  • A company
  • A highly qualified graduate
  • University experts

Up to 60% of the cost of a KTP is met by funding from Innovate UK and other funding organisations.

Find out more and book your place on this free event.

 

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

You can apply here for a place.

Programme schedule:

Workshops:

30th September, 7th October, 14th October, 21st October (consecutive Wednesday’s, all compulsory)     Time: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Mentoring: 

5 x one hour sessions: Dates and 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

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New Business Start-Up Event, 15th September 2015   10am - 1pm   Sandwell Library

We run a series of helpful and informative events aimed at individuals wanting to, or just starting their own business, through the Black Country Growth Hub.  To find out more and to register, visit www.bcgrowthhub.com/events.

 

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October 2015

 

New Business Start-Up Event, 6th October 2015     10am - 1pm     Dudley Advance

We run a series of helpful and informative events aimed at individuals wanting to, or just starting their own business, through the Black Country Growth Hub.  To find out more and to register, visit www.bcgrowthhub.com/events.

 

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November 2015

 

New Business Start-Up Event, 11th November 2015     University of Wolverhampton Science Park

We run a series of helpful and informative events aimed at individuals wanting to, or just starting their own business, through the Black Country Growth Hub.  To find out more and to register, visit www.bcgrowthhub.com/events.

 

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December 2015

 

New Business Start-Up Event, 2nd December 2015     10am - 1pm     Sandwell Library

We run a series of helpful and informative events aimed at individuals wanting to, or just starting their own business, through the Black Country Growth Hub.  To find out more and to register, visit www.bcgrowthhub.com.

 

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Events planned for 2016

 

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