Business Boost – Cohort 12

DATES: 18th May – 15th June

Business Boost will help you for free and give you:

  • A high-intensity lecture/workshop programme following a key topic/subject theme.
  • Peer workshops to discuss aspects of the content relevant to the peer group and see how your business peers are seeking to action insights from the course.
  • Business mentoring to make the content precisely relevant to your individual business context and to work on specific business issues you have, leading to…
  • A personal action plan to make immediate positive improvements to your business.

Expert lead: Professor Sarah Turnbull

This programme is designed to provide all businesses with an initial diagnostic understanding of their strengths and gaps in relation to scaleup or business diversification.

Topics:

  • Seeking and getting ready for finance (both traditional bank and also non-traditional venture capital, business angel and crowdfunded)
  • Networking for resources
  • Building capabilities: Identifying and then seizing opportunities through reorganising resources: Building dynamic capabilities and reviewing and revising capability regarding full exploitation of existing and new potential opportunities.
  • Improving marketing capability: Improving brand trust, and enhancing capability around customer acquisition and retention, including via social media
  • Building future resilience: Reviewing the Business Model to promote more resilient businesses.

Dates

  • Workshop 1 – Thursday 18th May (10am-1pm)
  • Workshop 2 – Thursday 25th May (10am-1pm)
  • Workshop 3 – Thursday 1st June (10am-1pm)
  • Action Plan Session – Thursday 15th June (10am-1pm)
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