10 Events to Boost Your Business Know-how in 2017

16 Jan 2017


As January progresses don’t let your business resolutions slip. We’ve compiled a list of ten events to boost your business know-how – helping you reach your goals for 2017.

  1. Market Your Business – 31st January
    This one day workshop helps you understand the importance of marketing within your overall business strategy. Learn how to really appreciate market demand, understand your customers’ needs and stimulate increasing sales for your product / service.Click here for more information.
  2. Generate Business via Online Marketing – 7th February
    Cutting straight through the smoke and mirrors, the presenter will share online marketing success stories and freely give away industry tips and tricks. This training workshop will enable you to build an organic search marketing strategy that will mean more of the right kind of visitors to your website, boost online conversions and stand out in today’s fiercely competitive online marketplace, ensuring the best possible return on investment.Click here for more information.
  3. Business Breakfast – 14th February
    Sharpen your networking skills for 2017. Our Business Breakfasts provide an opportunity for you to meet for an informal breakfast with like-minded business people, to promote your business, make new contacts and grow your network.A generous supply of business cards is essential!

    Click here for more information.

  4. How to Use Spreadsheets for Business – 21st February
    On completion of the seminar, delegates will be able to use a range of spreadsheet software tools and techniques to produce, present and check Spreadsheets.This course is accredited by City & Guilds and delegates will receive a Certificate in Using Spreadsheet Software on successful completion.

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  5. Managing Conflict to Build High Performance Teams – 23rd February
    In business, how you handle conflict determines whether it works to your team’s advantage, or contributes to its demise. It’s clear that conflict has to be dealt with, but the question is how: it has to be dealt with constructively and with a plan, otherwise it’s too easy to get pulled into the argument and create an even larger mess.This course will provide participants with knowledge and skills that they can take back to the workplace to benefit themselves and their organisation.

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  6. Think Digital – 3rd March
    Our Think Digital conference will bring together a host of industry experts to share their knowledge of all things digital! From infrastructure and connectivity, to skills and practical
    applications, we will help you explore the ways you can use digital technology to help drive your business forward.Click here for more information.
  7. Developing Your Business Effectively – 16th March
    Developing your business effectively, dealing with business issues efficiently and finding new opportunities in the UK and overseas are all crucial to your future success. At the Chamber our experienced Business Advisers are here to support your business to grow, by helping you to access suitable advice, finance and business grants.Click here for more information.
  8. Twitter Know-how –  23rd March
    This hands-on workshop will provide you with in-depth insight into the innovative ways to harness the power of Twitter. Discover how to grab the attention of your target audience as well as how to use Twitter to enhance your campaigns.Click here for more information.
  9. Understanding Business Finance – 30th March
    When it comes to running a business, the ability to understand and utilise the information contained within its financial statements is a valuable asset.Topics covered include:

    Elements of the financial statements – defining and examining the relationship between them

    Financial ratios and how we can use them to provide essential financial information

    Evaluating, monitoring and planning past, current and future business performance

    Analysing company accounts and credit reports

    Click here for more information.

  10. Winning Business Through Tendering – 10th May
    This one day interactive seminar provides an excellent insight on the whole tendering process from sourcing tenders to writing a successful submission. It will include using portals, writing techniques, identifying win themes and making your tender stand out from the competition.Gain an understanding of contract notices, tender requirements, and allocation of marks/weighting. Learn to write persuasively, structure your answers and present final documents effectively.

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To see the full programme of seminars and events please visit the webpage.