Events

Business Development Events

Take part in events designed for professionals to network with each other and take part in seminars and workshops designed to equip you with the tools you need to be successful in business.

Creating Effective and Engaging Content 

This two hour open workshop will give you top tips and advice on creating your own content to showcase your skills and experience.

It’s aimed at small business owners who are trying to raise their profile and demonstrate their expertise in their subject and  employees who are asked to write content for their business.

The course will give you:

  • Awareness of the PATICS formula for constructing content.
  • Top tips on how to structure your content.
  • Ideas for content that would suit your business.
  • Confidence in putting together your own content.

Book Your Place

The workshop will be held at the Small Business Hub in Derby.

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Small Business Hub

Getting the Most out of Networking 

This two hour workshop will give you top tips and advice on how to get the most out of networking events, how to smash your 60 second pitch and great ways to follow up after events.

The workshop is aimed at either those new to networking, who are perhaps nervous about attending events or those who have been networking for a while but feel they aren’t getting the most out of each event. Managing Director Lyn Calver has recently been nominated for Networker of the Year so will be sharing some tips she’s learnt along the way.

The workshop will cover:

  • Dos and don’ts for networkers
  • How to make the most out of meeting people
  • Advice on getting your 60 second pitch right and time to practise if desired
  • Suggestions on how best to follow up after an event

Book Your Place

The workshop will be held at the Small Business Hub in Derby.

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Small Business Hub

Communication Skills for Professionals

Do you have excellent communication skills? How do you know? Many people list this as a skill on their CV but have not really spent much time developing the way they communicate since they left school. Good communication is one of the most important skills in business so make it a priority to ensure your communication really is excellent.

This half day workshop is aimed at professionals who want to be able to utilise communication skills to increase their sales, improve their relationships with colleagues, employees, suppliers and customers/clients and grow their network.

Contact us to find out the next workshop date. 

Business Networking Events

Building a strong network is essential to any business. There are a number of networking events available to all businesses to help them grow and develop.

We are proud to be associated with Pathway2Grow events which provide businesses with a platform to network, learn and grow.

If you would like to find out about Pathway2Grow networking events in your area, visit the website or Facebook page.

 Teaching and Learning Events

Attend one of our training events to share good practice with other teaching professionals, find new resources and discover ways to improve your own teaching.

Our events cover topics such as:

Embedding equality and diversity
Linking functional skills to vocational topics
Active learning
Differentiation
Teaching functional English
Teaching functional maths
Making the transition from functional skills to GCSE
Using apps in your teaching

Our events often have a guest speaker and networking between professionals. At some events you will be able to take home free teaching materials or activities.

Events are either half day or full day.

Watch this space for details of our next event.

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Best English & Maths Staff Training Provider – Midlands & Excellence Award for Training Events – UK

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