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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.

Upskill your workforce with our Business Bootcamp Series 2015

Business Bootcamp 2015

A series of workshops offering a great opportunity to build your knowledge in vital business skills, ensuring you are equipped with the expertise needed to drive your business forward.

Delegates will develop important business skills, covering Marketing, Social Media, Managing your Website, Human Resources, Finance for Non-Managers, Presenting & Networking with Confidence, and LEAN Office.  The charge for the full series is £250, or you can pay for individual workshops at £50 each.  Each workshop is led by a leading professional with relevant and demonstrable experience in their field, providing a workshop that will give you invaluable insight and tools to take your business forward.

Dates:             8th May, 22nd May, 5th June, 19th June, 3rd July, 10th July, (Web tbc further date)

Time:              Each workshop will run from 8.45am through to 4pm. Lunch will be provided.

Venue:            Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, WV10 9RT

Cost:               £50 per workshop (or £250 for Series of 7 workshops)

                        You may send different members of staff to each individual workshop you book.

Book:  Click here to register

Schedule of Workshops

 8th May             Social Media. So what?

 22nd May          Finance for non-finance managers

 5th June            From sole trader, to employer and beyong

 19th June          LEAN Office

 3rd July             Presenting & networking with confidence

 10th July           Marketing for growth

 Date tbc           Great web supports profitability

 

May 2015

Business Start-up Seminar

Date:  Tuesday 5th May

Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm

Venue: New Sandwell Enterprise Hub, West Bromwich Central Library, High Street, West Bromwich, B70 8DZ

Book: Click here to register your place

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.


Business Bootcamp, Social Media? So what! 

Date: Friday, 8th May

Time: (8:45am Registration) 9am - 4.30pm

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

Book:  Click here to register

Is Social Media reallythe future for business communication?    This workshop will help you to understand the best use of the different social media platforms and help develop a social media strategy for your business.

Click on the link above to find out more about this workshop, and the Business Bootcamp Series.

 

New Business StartUp Mentoring Programme

19th& 20th May and 23rd & 24th June (4 full days, all compulsory)

10am - 4pm. Lunch & refreshments provided.

 Mentoring:  June 2015 - January 2016, 5 individual mentoring sessions (1 hour each).

Venue:  Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, WV10 9RT      

 Book:  Click here to register

 


Business Bootcamp, Finance for non-finance managers

Date: Friday, 22nd May

Time: (8:45am Registration) 9am - 4.30pm

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

Book: Click here to register

This session explains the difference between cash flow and profit and loss covering all aspects of Profit reporting, balance sheets, break even, profit and cash flow forecasting,  Taxation for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies will also be covered. The day will include a number of practical exercises to back up the “learning” process.  Delivered in a relaxed and enjoyable manner.

Click on the link above to find out more about this workshop, and the Business Bootcamp Series.

 

 

June 2015

Business Bootcamp, From Sole Trader, to Employer, and Beyond

Date: Friday, 5th June

Time: (8:45am Registration) 9am - 4.30pm

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

Book: Click here to register

This one day programme covers:

  • Taking the step from Sole Trader to Employer
  • The Employee Life Cycle
  • Improving Employee Performance
  • How to become a Great Boss
  • What’s on the Employment Law Agenda.

Click on the link above to find out more about this workshop, and the Business Bootcamp Series.

 

Business Bootcamp, LEAN Office

Date: Friday, 19th June

Time: (8:45am Registration) 9am - 4.30pm

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

Book: Click here to register

A lean office eliminates inefficiencies, saves time and results in better productivity.  This workshop will develop your understanding of how Lean principles should be applied to your business.

Click on the link above to find out more about this workshop, and the Business Bootcamp Series.

 

 

 

July 2015

Business Bootcamp, Presenting & Networking with Confidence

Date: Friday, 3rd July

Time: (8:45am Registration) 9am - 4.30pm

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

Book:Click here to register

Whether you are introducing yourself at a networking meeting, presenting to an audience about your business, or having a conversation with a customer or supplier, this workshop will equip you with the skills to know how to craft the perfect message and deliver it confidently.

Click on the link above to find out more about this workshop, and the Business Bootcamp Series.

 

Business Bootcamp, Marketing for Growth

Date: Tuesday, 10th July     Time: (8:45am Registration) 9am - 4.30pm

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

BookClick here to register

Great marketing means winning business and keeping good customers. In this workshop, we’ll be getting back to basics to kick start a new beginning in customer engagement; marketing that delivers sales and keeps people coming back.  

Click on the link above to find out more about this workshop, and the Business Bootcamp Series.

 

Business Bootcamp, Great Web Supports Profitability

Date: date to be confirmed

Time: 10am - 4pm

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

Book: Click here to register

If you can launch and develop a successful website using digital marketing skills, your business will benefit from increased sales leads and the conversion of these into revenue.   This one day session will demonstrate the essential stages of marketing using the web and will help you to feel more confident with the technologies that make the web tick.

Click on the link above to find out more about this workshop, and the Business Bootcamp Series.

August 2015

 

 

September 2015