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November 2019

Digital Plymouth Meetup

Thursday 7th November 2019 @ 18:30 - 22:00
The Loft, Marina Bar, Vauxhall Quay
Plymouth, PL4 0DN United Kingdom

Digital Plymouth Is Back! Join Us On The 7th November For Our Final Meetup Of 2019 With A Trio Of Fantastic Speakers. Speaker Introductions Dan Stone: I am a Visualiser for Archilime Visualisations and currently, we specialise in producing photo-realistic, Architectural CGI. With the roll-out of super-fast data connections and the ubiquitous integration of smart devices of all kinds, we took a long hard look at ourselves and realised that we needed to evolve. How do we stay relevant, knowing…

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Product Innovation in the Clean Energy Sector

Wednesday 20th November 2019 @ 09:30 - 13:30
University of Plymouth, Rolle Building
Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 6EQ United Kingdom

(part of the PEMC Industrial Solutions event series (2018 – 2020)) Clean energy, low carbon, net zero – new product development in this sector is growing exponentially – and for this growth to be sustainable, it is key for developers to understand how products (and the materials used) perform in a variety of harsh environments; both now and in the future. And that’s where Electron Microscopy comes in! Join us in November for the next event in our series of PEMC Industrial Solutions events…

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Western Morning News Business Awards 2019

Thursday 21st November 2019
Plymouth Pavillions, Millbay Road
Plymouth, PL1 3LF United Kingdom

CELEBRATING THE BEST IN SOUTH WEST BUSINESS The Western Morning News Business Awards rightly puts businesses in the limelight. Every year we discover and celebrate new talent, and share the success of established South West firms and business people. Entering the Western Morning News Business awards can be an extremely rewarding process. This year the categories cater for any kind of person or business, allowing you to enter yourself or your colleagues for an award. The Western Morning News Business…

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Economic Justice for the South West

Thursday 21st November 2019 @ 17:30 - 20:30
Exeter Corn Exchange, Market St
Exeter, EX1 1BW United Kingdom

The UK economy is not working. It is no longer delivering rising standards for a majority of the population. Too many people are in insecure jobs; young people are set to be poorer than their parents; the nations and regions of the UK are diverging further. The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice was established in 2016 in the wake of the vote to leave the EU to examine the challenges facing the UK economy and to make recommendations for reform. Its final report Prosperity…

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South West Creative Technology Network – Professional Services Support

Tuesday 26th November 2019 @ 09:00 - 17:00
University of Plymouth, Rolle Building
Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 6EQ United Kingdom

Come and take advantage of professional legal and accountancy advice for your business or practice by attending this free event provided by the South West Creative Technology Network! Held at the University of Plymouth, if you are setting up a business, running a business, practicing as an artist, working as a freelancer or sole trader come and find out about safeguarding your Intellectual Property; learn how to save on legal advice; gain support on the best tax advice; and find…

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The MBA Speaker Series: Dr Fiona McNae

Thursday 28th November 2019 @ 18:30 - 20:00
XFI Henderson Lecture Theatre, University of Exeter Business School, Rennes Drive
Exeter, EX4 4PU United Kingdom

The MBA Speaker Series runs monthly at the University of Exeter and brings to the fore noteworthy and inspiring speakers looking at issues that address the major challenges confronting business and society. The Exeter MBA invites you to the second guest lecture in the MBA Speaker Series for academic year 2019/20: “Moving to a zero carbon future – what is the story that we need to hear?” by Dr Fiona McNae, CEO of Space Doctors This talk will provide insights on the field of semiotics, how language…

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Decisions & Disruptions Cybercrime Workshop

Friday 29th November 2019 @ 10:00 - 13:00
Plymouth Science Park, Derriford
Plymouth, Devon PL6 8BX United Kingdom

In this immersive table top exercise led by the South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit and hosted by Acronyms, Plymouth Science Park, you’ll work in teams to manage the cyber security of a fictional organisation (made of Lego!). Competing against other teams, you’ll face scenarios based on real life cyber threats, which will develop and evolve as you proceed to safeguard your company and its assets. You’ll need to use all of your leadership, communication and collaborative skills to ensure…

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December 2019

Check Out Work

Wednesday 4th December 2019 @ 12:30 - 16:00
HMP Exeter, 30 New North Road
Exeter, EX4 4EX United Kingdom

Building on HMP Exeter’s successful Check Out and Departure Lounge, which improves the resettlement and rehabilitation of prison leavers in the community, Check Out Work is an exciting opportunity to bring prospective employers into HMP Exeter to talk to prisoners about employment opportunities for ex-offenders in their organisations. The event is aimed at creating employment opportunities for prison leavers, so if you are able to support prison leavers into work this event is for you. Book your place on Eventbrite using the…

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January 2020

Bringing Finance into Focus

Thursday 16th January 2020 @ 10:00 - 12:00
M-Shed at Bristol Museum Princes Wharf, Wapping Road
Bristol, BS1 4RN United Kingdom

Mercer would be delighted to host you at our event ‘Bringing Finance into Focus’ on Thursday 16 th January 2020. For most of us, January is a time to make resolutions for the year ahead and our thoughts turn to improving our wellbeing.  We go for walks, make an effort to eat well and go for a run or go to yoga in our lunch breaks.  Yet, how many of us actively look after our financial wellbeing? Whilst improvements in…

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The MBA Speaker Series: Amanda Kilroy

Thursday 23rd January 2020 @ 18:15 - 19:45
XFI Henderson Lecture Theatre, University of Exeter Business School, Rennes Drive
Exeter, EX4 4PU United Kingdom

The Exeter MBA invites you to the third guest lecture in the MBA Speaker Series for academic year 2019/20: "Experimenting with creating a collaborative culture in an increasingly polarised world” by Amanda Kilroy - Director of Social Innovation and Acting CEO of CoLab Exeter* Amanda Kilroy will share the story of how CoLab Exeter adapted their traditional role to become curators of a dynamic social change space that fostered local social innovation. In this presentation she will focus on how The Community Cultural Values Survey,…

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Driving innovation – industry and universities solving modern challenges | Research Festival 2020

Friday 24th January 2020 @ 09:30 - 13:30
Rolle Marquee, University of Plymouth
Plymouth, PL4 8AA United Kingdom

Businesses, policymakers and economic stakeholders are invited to gather at the University of Plymouth on Friday 24th January as part of Research Festival 2020. With increasingly complex global challenges, the half-day event will explore the characteristics of a successful industry-university partnership; one that can drive improved productivity, profitability and innovative solutions to real world problems, while maximising research and development in our region. The University of Plymouth is committed to developing industry and business partnerships as part of our 2030 strategy. Using local case…

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Strode College Higher Education Experience Day

Wednesday 29th January 2020 @ 15:00 - 19:30
Strode College, Church Road
Street, Somerset BA16 0AB United Kingdom

Discover our local and affordable University-level programmes. Need a fresh challenge? Inspired to learn something new? Want to improve your career - or find a better one? Come and meet staff and students from our wide range of higher education courses: Degrees Foundation degrees HNCs and HNDs Higher apprenticeships Access courses Professional qualifications Speak to students of all ages and backgrounds and you'll realise that it's right for you too! Presentations at 3.30pm, 5.30pm and 6.30pm of our high quality…

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Analysing ambiguity: Professional Skills Workshop

Thursday 30th January 2020 @ 09:00 - 16:00
University of Exeter, Queens Building, University of Exeter
Exeter, EX4 4QR United Kingdom

Analysing ambiguity: understanding and managing complexity in the professional environment. This professional skills workshop offers an opportunity for you to explore this familiar environment, through the lens of the effects working on us and others in such situations, recognising these, providing practical approaches to analyse and then make informed decisions even when we feel poorly informed. We will also provide proven techniques on how to elicit information from others more effectively, model thinking, understand barriers that can occur, and tips…

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February 2020

University of Exeter Careers Fair for Regional Employers

Tuesday 4th February 2020 @ 11:00 - 14:00
University of Exeter Forum, Streatham Campus
Exeter, EX4 4PY United Kingdom

If you are giving consideration to recruiting a full-time graduate or student intern next summer, it is not too early to come and meet your potential applicants at our upcoming Careers Fair, being held on Tuesday 4th February, 2020. The Casual Jobs and Internships Fair is a great way to meet and find talented students looking for part-time work and to fill your current and future vacancies. It is also an ideal way to advertise your vacancies and business to new students on…

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Young Women into STEM Careers Fair

Monday 10th February 2020 @ 17:45 - 20:00
Dartmoor Zoo, Sparkwell
Plymouth, PL7 5DG United Kingdom

Young Women into STEM is a unique careers fair – it is for young people (and their families) to come along and learn about the endless possibilities of a career or job in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths. The careers fair is an opportunity for you and your company to inspire the workers of tomorrow and encourage women and girls to consider STEM subjects, both for their education and future careers. WISP is proud to say that we offer this…

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The MBA Speaker Series: Trevor Worth

Wednesday 12th February 2020 @ 18:15 - 20:30
XFI Henderson Lecture Theatre, University of Exeter Business School, Rennes Drive
Exeter, EX4 4PU United Kingdom

The MBA Speaker Series runs monthly at the University of Exeter and brings to the fore noteworthy and inspiring speakers looking at issues that address the major challenges confronting business and society. The Exeter MBA invites you to the fourth guest lecture in the MBA Speaker Series for academic year 2019/20: The 4 Day Week - our experiences and the unintended consequences of doing the right thing! by Trevor Worth, CEO & Founder – Portcullis Legals Trevor will talk about his journey and experiences of introducing the…

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Managing Change at Work and in Business – Fully Funded Course

Tuesday 25th February 2020 @ 09:00 - 14:00
Exeter Science Park, Babbage Way
Clyst Honiton, Devon EX5 2FN United Kingdom

A course for managers and aspiring managers to initiate, lead and manage change within their business or organisation. Change is often necessary but rarely easy! The ability to change and adapt can be crucial to the success of any organisation – large or small; business, charity or public body. But securing support from colleagues, and overcoming bureaucratic obstacles can be a major challenge for those managers who recognise when change is needed. This FULLY FUNDED half-day taster course will help…

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Health Conference 2020

Thursday 27th February 2020 @ 14:00 - 16:00
PL1 Restaurant, City College, Kings Road
Plymouth, Devon PL1 5QG United Kingdom

On Thursday 27 February, the PL1 Restaurant at City College Plymouth will be hosting the Care Conference 2020, when employers in the health sector are invited to tell us what your industry needs. The health sector is undergoing huge expansion and the South West is currently seeing a boost of £450million to help develop a more integrated care system that is fully prepared to serve an ageing population. While growth and investment is welcome, we need to stop and ask…

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March 2020

Creating a High Performing Team – Fully Funded Course

Thursday 5th March 2020 @ 09:00 - 14:00
Exeter Science Park, Babbage Way
Clyst Honiton, Devon EX5 2FN United Kingdom

Do you need to boost staff performance? Are you looking to better motivate and engage your team? Would you like to improve staff loyalty? Suitable for both new and experienced managers, this FULLY FUNDED training session will help you to create a more engaged workforce and develop effective performance management techniques. It also serves as a taster for further learning in leadership and management including the Charted Management Institute short course in Developing, Leading and Managing Teams. Topics will include:…

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SETsquared Exeter Entrepreneurs’ Programme: roadtest your startup

Monday 16th March 2020 @ 09:00 - Tuesday 17th March 2020 @ 17:30
Exeter Science Park, Babbage Way
Clyst Honiton, Devon EX5 2FN United Kingdom

Fast paced and dynamic, this fully-funded, free two-day programme is designed for founders of startup businesses. Built on Strategyzer’s Business Model Canvas, you’ll deep dive into your business model, value proposition, customer segmentation, channels for winning customers and revenue model, helping you to build a strong foundation for profitable and successful business. It’s designed to be very practical and hands on and you’ll be putting theory into practice on your own business as well as other established business models. The…

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Introduction to Project Management

Tuesday 31st March 2020 @ 09:00 - 14:00
Plymouth Science Park, Derriford
Plymouth, Devon PL6 8BX United Kingdom

Are you new to project management? Are you looking to boost your project management skills? This FULLY FUNDED course can help you! This fully funded half-day taster course will help managers and aspiring managers to acquire the skills to plan and manage successful projects. Key topics will include the: Scope of different types of management project Tools, techniques and approaches to conducting a management project “Know How's” required to plan and conduct a management project The course also serves as…

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April 2020

The Online Like Minds “Lockdown Business Festival”

Monday 20th April 2020 @ 09:00 - Friday 24th April 2020 @ 18:00

Join us for a whole week of online business advice and help from leading business experts around the globe. From April 20 – 24th we’re curating a week of online, business-focussed, Masterclass Sessions to help you transform your business. Led by some of the leading global practitioners in digital transformation, change management, business funding, and mental health to help SMEs and business owners cope with the impact that the lockdown has had on our businesses. And you can take part in it…

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South Devon College keeps business community connected

Tuesday 21st April 2020 @ 10:00 - 11:00

South Devon College recognises that it’s more important than ever for the local business community to reach out and stay connected. Rising to the challenge, the Apprenticeships team has been developing innovative ways to keep in touch and continue to provide fantastic opportunities for local employers. Emily Tucker, Head of Apprenticeships and Employer Engagement at the College, has launched the ‘South Devon Business Community’ - a platform to provide Torbay businesses with support, advice and key updates during lockdown. A…

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May 2020

South Devon College invites you to an alternative Open Day – an Online Information Week!

Monday 4th May 2020 - Thursday 7th May 2020

It comes as no surprise that open events, as they are traditionally known, have been postponed until further notice alongside the closure of schools and colleges across the country. However, South Devon College aren’t letting that stop you from having the opportunity to find out what you could do next. The College have been hard at work to provide a robust yet flexible platform for you to virtually meet tutors and support staff to ask any questions and find out…

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Like Minds Lockdown Business Festival

Monday 25th May 2020 @ 08:00 - Friday 29th May 2020 @ 18:00

30 Experts in Digital Marketing, Business Development, Sales and Mental Health To Help SMEs Handle Their Business During The Coronavirus Lockdown with a 100,000 Global Delegate Capacity on our Digital Platform. The “Lockdown Business Festival” 25th – 29th May, 2020 is the latest brainchild of curator and networker extraordinaire, Andrew Ellis, the founder of Like Minds. The May Festival follows the sellout success of the inaugural Lockdown Business Festival in April 2020 which had over 600 delegates participate from the UK,…

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June 2020

Freeports Consultation

Thursday 4th June 2020 @ 09:30 - 11:30

While most attention is focused on COVID-19, the 31 December 2020 deadline for the end of the Brexit transition period also looms. The UK government is currently consulting on the creation of up to 10 "Freeports" to mitigate the impact and maximise opportunities arising from a "hard" Brexit. The consultation paper suggests that Freeports can be, or can include a mix of, sea ports, airports, rail and other transport hubs as well as manufacturing or processing areas. The proposed benefits…

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Health and Safety considerations post COVID-19

Monday 15th June 2020 @ 12:30 - 13:00

Health and Safety considerations post COVID-19 with Jon Cooper, Partner at Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP. Jon's presentation will cover how health and safety obligations and their enforcement might change in the period of the phased return to work and offer a few observations as to how health and safety will look in the "new normal". He will also cover issues which may become more prominent for employers as more and more workers spend less time in their places of…

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Ready for Change? Your Organisational Culture in a Post Lockdown World

Wednesday 17th June 2020 @ 12:30 - 13:00

Ready for Change? Your Organisational Culture in a Post Lockdown World - a live discussion with business leaders and experts chaired by Dan Pritchard, co-founder of Tech South West and Charlotte Collyer, Heart of the SW Digital Skills Partnership Manager. We’ll be looking at how organisations can learn from recent events and foster a positive and resilient culture as new models of working emerge. What are the lessons, priorities and benefits of getting it right in a post-lockdown world?

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Industry placements – how might they support your workforce development in the coming months, and what support is available?

Thursday 18th June 2020 @ 09:00 - 10:15

Over the last two years, many employers have been offering industry placements - an extended period of structured time that a student spends in the workplace, developing real skills and making a meaningful contribution to the organisation. Industry placements will be a fundamental part of T Levels – a new course designed by employers for 16-19-year olds, which combines classroom learning with a substantial placement. What might this look like in the current circumstances? On Thursday 18 June, the Department for…

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NatWest Business Builder

Monday 22nd June 2020 @ 12:30 - 13:00

James Court, Business Growth Enabler, and Josh Winfield, Entrepreneur Acceleration Manager, present NatWest Business Builder. NatWest’s Business Builder programme is a great source of support for businesses from idea-stage, right the way through to established businesses, forced to examine their model in the wake of COVID-19. Open to all entrepreneurs and business owners, not just customers of the bank, when you register you get access to online learning, covering business aspects from Mindset & Behaviours, to business modelling and resilience…

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What did coronavirus do for us? Community Wellbeing in Action.

Wednesday 24th June 2020 @ 12:30 - 13:00

Sometimes ordinary people become extraordinary as they reach out to their community to keep everyone as safe and well as they can. The last three months has seen a huge upsurge in volunteering, collaboration and kindness. This webinar case studies how the community in Exeter has responded. Martha Wilkinson, Chief Executive of Devon Community Foundation, in conversation with a range of those involved.

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Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone: Supporting the economy

Monday 29th June 2020 @ 12:30 - 13:00

Naomi Harnett is the Enterprise Zone Programme Manager for the Exeter & East Devon Enterprise Zone. She has a background in planning, with experience in economic development and funding. Naomi works in the Growth, Development and Prosperity Team at East Devon District Council. The webinar will provide an update on progress within the Exeter & East Devon Enterprise Zone. This is a designation within East Devon that covers four major employment sites strategically located on the edge of Exeter and…

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July 2020

Tech Sector Big Reveal 2020 and beyond: How the region’s tech sector is evolving

Wednesday 1st July 2020 @ 12:30 - 13:00

Guests including Toby Parkins, chair of Tech South West, and Paul Coles, BT Director, will discuss the regional tech sector and its role in driving a post lockdown recovery. How much of a role does cleantech have? Do we need more investment from Government? Can tech lead the way and help the wider economy on the road to recovery. Delegates will have the chance to put questions to the panel.

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The Met Office’s Covid-19 journey with Professor Penny Endersby

Monday 6th July 2020 @ 12:30 - 13:00

Join us as Professor Penny Endersby, Chief Executive of the Met Office, discusses the Met Office’s Covid-19 journey from preparations through virtualising, through the beginnings of a return and their future plans.

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Leading after Lockdown: New approaches and considerations

Monday 13th July 2020 @ 12:30 - 13:00

What have we all learned about leadership during lockdown? What do we want to sustain as we begin to emerge out of lockdown as we establish our new ways of working? How will we as leaders support and enable our staff teams to feel more empowered and self-directed in the future? And, as businesses and organisations tackle the economic realities of the pandemic, how can our leaders act with compassion and purpose as they take their staff teams through potentially…

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Globally businesses are automating. But are we here? Or are we at risk of a widening productivity gap?

Wednesday 15th July 2020 @ 12:30 - 13:00

41% of businesses surveyed are speeding up their automation plans but is it happening here in the South West or are we at risk of a widening productivity gap? Charlotte Collyer from the Digital Skills Partnership looks at the global context and talks to Nicola Dillion from Microsoft and Stuart Cochrane from Numatic in Somerset. Guests:- Nicola Dillion: Microsoft, Local & Regional Government Strategic Account Director discusses: Examples of automation in Local Authorities Covid-19 response Examples of automation within the…

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Plymouth Business School Speaker Sessions; Resilience in business

Monday 20th July 2020 @ 12:00 - 13:00

We live increasingly in a world where rapid technological, social, economic and cultural change is leading to greater uncertainty.  How do individuals and organisations cope and respond? Resilience, the ability to recover from challenges quickly is central to individual wellbeing, our ability to carve out a career path and for organisations to first survive and then thrive. These sessions will offer practical guidance and inspiration to students and those recently graduated on how they can successfully adapt to change.  It…

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Plymouth Business School Speaker Sessions; Resilience in the face of adversity in the hospitality sector

Tuesday 21st July 2020 @ 12:00 - 13:00

We live increasingly in a world where rapid technological, social, economic and cultural change is leading to greater uncertainty.  How do individuals and organisations cope and respond? Resilience, the ability to recover from challenges quickly is central to individual wellbeing, our ability to carve out a career path and for organisations to first survive and then thrive. These sessions will offer practical guidance and inspiration to students and those recently graduated on how they can successfully adapt to change.  It…

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Plymouth Business School Speaker Sessions; Responding to an uncertain future with star employees

Wednesday 22nd July 2020 @ 12:00 - 13:00

We live increasingly in a world where rapid technological, social, economic and cultural change is leading to greater uncertainty.  How do individuals and organisations cope and respond? Resilience, the ability to recover from challenges quickly is central to individual wellbeing, our ability to carve out a career path and for organisations to first survive and then thrive. These sessions will offer practical guidance and inspiration to students and those recently graduated on how they can successfully adapt to change.  It…

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Plymouth Business School Speaker Sessions; Resilience of entrepreneurs under continuous crises

Thursday 23rd July 2020 @ 12:00 - 13:00

We live increasingly in a world where rapid technological, social, economic and cultural change is leading to greater uncertainty.  How do individuals and organisations cope and respond? Resilience, the ability to recover from challenges quickly is central to individual wellbeing, our ability to carve out a career path and for organisations to first survive and then thrive. These sessions will offer practical guidance and inspiration to students and those recently graduated on how they can successfully adapt to change.  It…

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Plymouth Business School Speaker Sessions; The art of being unprepared

Friday 24th July 2020 @ 12:00 - 13:00

We live increasingly in a world where rapid technological, social, economic and cultural change is leading to greater uncertainty.  How do individuals and organisations cope and respond? Resilience, the ability to recover from challenges quickly is central to individual wellbeing, our ability to carve out a career path and for organisations to first survive and then thrive. These sessions will offer practical guidance and inspiration to students and those recently graduated on how they can successfully adapt to change.  It…

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Business Breakfast TV – Episode 5

Wednesday 29th July 2020 @ 08:00 - 09:30

Our Guest on Episode 5 of Business Breakfast TV is Felix Velarde, Co-founder, 2Y3X. Felix has a deep involvement with the agency industry, having founded and exited two digital agencies himself. He has a broad experience in tech startups focused on VR/AR and Machine Learning, cryptocurrency tokens, airline ticketing, and tech for enterprise-level behaviour change. He’s talking this morning on “How to Lead Your Company’s Charge Into the New Future” and how business owners need to create a positive future…

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August 2020

Live Q&A Event – Taunton Digital Innovation Centre

Tuesday 18th August 2020 @ 10:00 - 11:00

Founders of Digital Taunton, Shane Griffiths and Jeremy Hyams explain more: "Taunton needs you! Be part of the story by taking action today. The Government has pledged £5.5 million towards a Digital Innovation Centre in Taunton, built on the zero-carbon former livestock market at Firepool. Set to revolutionise the Somerset business community, the 3,000 square metre facility will be purposefully designed to support clean and productivity led growth and high quality innovation and collaboration. Digital Taunton is joining forces with Somerset…

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September 2020

Business Breakfast TV – Episode 8

Wednesday 2nd September 2020 @ 08:00 - 09:30

Our Guest on Episode 8 of Business Breakfast TV is Broadcaster, Author & Non-Executive Director, Allyson Stewart-Allen. Allyson will be talking on "How to Build a Customer-Centric Business". Companies that organise around their customer or client, placing them at the heart of their operations, are the ones who will recover the fastest post-Covid.  Due to the commercial hit of the Coronavirus which has impacted every business, join us for this BBTV talk where international business expert Allyson Stewart-Allen will explore: Why…

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Business Breakfast TV – Episode 9

Wednesday 9th September 2020 @ 08:00 - 09:30

Our Guest on Episode 9 of Business Breakfast TV is is Russell Beck, Head of Inspiration at ImagineThinkDo. The talk will be delivered by Russell Beck, Head of Inspiration at ImagineThinkDo. Russell is a catalyst who is great at using research and insight to challenge your preconceptions. His clients tell us he is a passionate presenter who joins the dots and makes things real. As some of our employees start to return to work, many others are slowly realising that the…

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SME Finance: The Next Chapter (Virtual Round Table Event)

Monday 21st September 2020 @ 11:00 - 12:00

This is a unique opportunity to hear from leading industry experts on how the finance landscape might unfold in the wake of COVID-19.  With 9.6m staff placed on furlough, almost a quarter of all businesses shutting shop and the UK now officially in a recession, this year has been an uncertain time for business owners. Government intervention has seen, amongst other things, the introduction of grants, enhanced loan guarantees and business support platforms in efforts to financially stabilise the business population. Following overwhelming demand,…

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Survive & Thrive Conference Series – Leadership Beyond a Crisis

Wednesday 23rd September 2020 @ 08:00 - 19:00

What does ‘leadership’ mean now, as the business community around the globe adjusts to the new realities of a pandemic that has changed our world dramatically? Strong leadership is needed for EVERY business, whether you are running an international company, you’re an SME, sole trader, and even if you’re a start-up operating out of your bedroom. In fact, there has never been more of a need for business owners and professionals to step forward as the leaders we need to…

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Survive & Thrive Conference Series – Management in a Post Crisis World

Thursday 24th September 2020 @ 08:00 - 19:00

As businesses around the world turn their attention to the uncertainty and challenges they face, management skills will make the difference for those businesses that go beyond merely surviving. Whether you are managing yourself or a team, being able to take the leadership vision and translate that into a strategy that works will mark out the managers we need in a post-pandemic environment. Businesses that thrive will need managers who can think strategically, develop effective tactics, and manage the operational…

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Survive & Thrive Conference Series – Professional and Personal Growth in a Rapidly Changing World

Friday 25th September 2020 @ 08:00 - 19:00

Growth lies at the heart of success in any business. Personal growth makes you a stronger, better business person, able to deal with challenges and setbacks. Professional growth raises your ability to manage and lead, to innovate and motivate. Businesses who thrive in the new world of work will have invested in the personal and professional growth of their people. There’s never been a more urgent time to focus on your own development as the world adjusts to the new…

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October 2020

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Nudge Ideas Festival

Thursday 1st October 2020 @ 09:00 - 19:00

Let's face it, this year we've all suffered immeasurably recently so this event is all about coming together to hear from individuals who can provide us with the spark of actionable ideas to help us rebuild our businesses and lives. We Are Like Minds. Join us as we can, and will, all move forward together by building a helpful, supportive environment that allows us all to benefit from an inspirational, encouraging, and supportive community that believes in delivering positive action…

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ExIST Virtual Event – Space

Thursday 8th October 2020 @ 11:00 - 12:00

On Thursday 8th October 2020, ExIST (Exeter Initiative for Science & Technology) will be returning with its quarterly event, but this time, VIRTUALLY. The two hour long session will run from 11am till 1pm focusing on the Space sector with an in-depth overview of the South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications. Space is becoming more commercial, and to meet these new opportunities it is essential to harness the inspiration of UK innovators, and bring more people into this…

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Inspiring women and girls in STEAM – celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

Tuesday 13th October 2020 @ 16:00 - 17:00

In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, the woman who is widely regarded as the first ever computer programmer, Engine Shed and SETsquared Bristol bring together a panel of women in STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) to talk about their tech careers, which have developed into something much more entrepreneurial. The event will be a place for women in tech and girls in STEAM education to inspire, be inspired and celebrate the original coder, Ada Lovelace. The panel will…

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November 2020

Business Engagement Event: Ultra Low Emission Vehicle Workshop

Tuesday 3rd November 2020 @ 10:00 - 11:30

You are invited to a free event on Ultra-low emission vehicles on Tuesday 3rd November at 10am which will be held as a webinar and will run for about 1 ½ hours.  It is facilitated by the Local Government Support team, and is a Department for Transport funded programme, led by the Energy Savings Trust.  This workshop is intended to help organisations across Devon to consider the options available to make the change over to a low carbon fleet with an…

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Techstars Startup Weekend Online Plymouth

Friday 13th November 2020 - Sunday 15th November 2020

Innovation, creativity and collaboration: build a startup in 54 hours! Do you have an idea for a new product, service or experience that you're looking to take to the next level? Do you want to learn how to start a business? Plymouth Startup Weekend is back with a twist! Led by the University of Plymouth and part of the Techstars Startup Weekend movement, it is the place to meet like-minded individuals and be immersed in a weekend of creativity and…

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Discover your potential at South Devon College from the comfort of your home

Tuesday 17th November 2020 @ 16:00 - 19:00

If you’re looking to learn something new or choose what your next steps in education are going to be, then you won’t want to miss South Devon College’s Virtual Open Evening. On 17th November from 4.00-7.00pm, South Devon College will be showcasing their wide range of subjects on offer and their state-of-the-art facilities, with staff on hand to provide advice and guidance on the best study option for your personal development. South Devon College comprises the High School for students…

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The Great British Business Expo

Wednesday 18th November 2020

Get Set, Great Britain! In 2020 the world pressed “RESET” and everything we ever knew about the way things were done was turned upside down overnight. The way we do business has changed and with it the way we do expos, conferences and networking. That’s why we’re bringing you the Great British Business Expo, a jam-packed day with global and local, expert speakers, seminars and workshops with an exhibition featuring the best in British business to help you grow and…

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Virtual Work Experience: Workshop for Employers

Thursday 19th November 2020 @ 09:00 - 10:30

The Heart of the South West Careers Hub is committed to supporting businesses across Devon, Somerset, Plymouth & Torbay to inspire and inform young people with meaningful workplace encounters. Experiences into the world of work improves young people’s motivation, attainment, decision making & life chances. We would like to support you to host a valuable virtual work experience opportunity that grows your business and develops the future of our young people. The Careers Hub would like to work in partnership…

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Spillover 2020

Friday 20th November 2020 @ 09:30 - 17:00

A day of insightful discussions with key stakeholders from the creative and cultural industries. Creativity is a key source of growth and productivity for the UK economy. Join us for a day of insightful discussions and virtual networking with key stakeholders from the creative and cultural industries, Higher Education and Arts Council England as we explore the opportunities and challenges of working across traditional boundaries. Our speakers will reflect on a broad range of contemporary issues; from what it takes…

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December 2020

£295

Job Retention Case Management Training and Case Supervision

Tuesday 1st December 2020 @ 09:30 - Wednesday 9th December 2020 @ 12:30

We are proud to be working with experienced Job Retention practitioners Roger Butterworth and Dave Costello to deliver this comprehensive course which will help you, to help others stay in their jobs (or find alternative roles) during the current crisis and beyond.  We are really excited to be opening this course to both IPS and non IPS workers. Through this course you will gain an understanding of job retention and the skills and knowledge of most use to the job…

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Adapting the customer experience – Covid19 and beyond

Tuesday 1st December 2020 @ 10:00 - 11:00

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has changed the way that businesses connect with their customers. Organisations are having to rethink their customer experience strategies and tech companies are developing solutions that will enable them to always meet the changing consumer expectations and behaviour. There is a wonderful panel of speakers, including Hannah Ingram-Moore who you will no doubt recognise from the campaign she has been running on behalf of her father Captain Tom to raise money for the NHS. The panel…

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January 2021

£50

5G Development Conference

Tuesday 5th January 2021 @ 09:30 - 14:30

This event will delve into the future of 5G across the UK – a sector worth over £150bn over the next decade. It is estimated that the development of 5G will be worth £158bn to the UK economy over the next decade. As well as enhancing user experience, the roll-out of 5G will have implications across the built environment. It presents a wealth of opportunities – through more efficient use of VR and AR and the expansion of the Internet…

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SWIG Finance invites you to join our Round Table Virtual Event SME Finance: The Year Ahead

Thursday 21st January 2021 @ 11:00 - 12:00

As part of our ongoing SME Finance series, we are bringing together a fresh panel of experts from the West of England to discuss the opportunities and challenges that 2021 might bring. As we navigate through the inescapable “tough winter”, businesses have had to endure continued lockdowns and changing tiered restrictions. The only certainty is uncertainty. With promises of mass vaccine deployment and some form of light at the end of the tunnel, what does the year ahead look like…

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February 2021

SETsquared Exeter Entrepreneurs’ Programme

Monday 22nd February 2021 @ 09:00 - Friday 26th February 2021 @ 12:30

A fully-funded, three day workshop for Founders wanting to explore and evaluate early-stage tech business concepts. This online programme is suitable for first time Founders working at the the very early stages as well as for owners of established small tech businesses looking to bring a new product or service to the market. Based on Strategyzer’s established Business Model Canvas methodology, you’ll take a deep dive into your proposed business model, evaluating its strengths and weaknesses and working towards developing…

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March 2021

TEL Skills Workshop: CAD/CAM Pre-fabrication testing and visualisation

Tuesday 16th March 2021 @ 09:00 - 12:00

Join us for another technology skills workshop, looking at the processes involved in CAD/CAM Pre-fabrication testing and visualisation The Technology Exploration Lab SETsquared Exeter proudly introduce a new cutting-edge technology space based at the Science Park Centre, Exeter. The Technology Exploration Lab (TEL) is an innovative development space, enabling entrepreneurs to explore emerging technologies to enhance their ideas and validate their innovations. The facility features a workspace equipped with high end computing, AR/VR hardware, large format resin 3D printing, 3D…

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April 2021

Technology Introduction Seminar: Accountability and Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday 13th April 2021 @ 09:00 - 11:00

Exploring accountability in the world of AI & automated data driven decision making. The Technology Exploration Lab SETsquared Exeter proudly introduce a new cutting-edge technology space based at the Science Park Centre, Exeter. The Technology Exploration Lab (TEL) is an innovative development space, enabling entrepreneurs to explore emerging technologies to enhance their ideas and validate their innovations. The facility features a workspace equipped with high end computing, AR/VR hardware, large format resin 3D printing, 3D scanning, advanced electronics equipment, and…

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Plymouth Startup Weekend is back with a Cultural Twist!

Friday 23rd April 2021 - Sunday 25th April 2021

Calling innovators & changemakers: build a startup in 54 hours! What is a Techstars Startup Weekend? Techstars is a global community of local event organisers in more than 100 cities worldwide - during the pandemic startup weekend events have shifted online supporting and empowering more budding entrepreneurs than ever before! A startup weekend is a 3-day programme designed for those who want learn how to start their own business Transform your rough idea into a business model in just 54…

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May 2021

The Future Of Clean Mobility

Thursday 13th May 2021 @ 10:00 - 12:00

On Thursday 13th May, EXIST (Exeter Initiative for Science & Technology) will be returning with a virtual event exploring Clean Mobility and the race towards zero emission transportation. This knowledge sharing & business engagement session will run from 10am - 12pm, focusing on the challenges, innovations and opportunities for zero emission transport, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and regional carbon neutral ambitions. At the event you will be able to find out more about the following: What does the future look like?…

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SETsquared Exeter Entrepreneurs’ Programme May 2021

Monday 17th May 2021 @ 09:30 - Friday 21st May 2021 @ 12:30

A fully-funded, three-day workshop for Founders wanting to explore and evaluate early-stage tech business concepts This online programme is suitable for first time Founders working at the very early stages as well as for owners of established small tech businesses looking to bring a new product or service to the market. Please note that this programme is not open to participants who are currently engaged with our Student Startups team. Based on Strategyzer’s established Business Model Canvas methodology, you’ll take…

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Technology Skills Workshop: Understanding 3d Printing Methods and Materials

Tuesday 18th May 2021 @ 09:00 - 11:00
Exeter Science Park, Babbage Way
Clyst Honiton, Devon EX5 2FN United Kingdom

The Technology Exploration Lab SETsquared Exeter proudly introduce a new cutting-edge technology space based at the Science Park Centre, Exeter. The Technology Exploration Lab (TEL) is an innovative development space, enabling entrepreneurs to explore emerging technologies to enhance their ideas and validate their innovations. The facility features a workspace equipped with high end computing, AR/VR hardware, large format resin 3D printing, 3D scanning, advanced electronics equipment, and a collaborative project area. It enables the exploration of new digital and fabrication…

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November 2021

£15

Exist – Health Innovation

Thursday 11th November 2021 @ 08:30 - 11:30

On Thursday 11th November, EXIST (Exeter Initiative for Science & Technology) will be hosting an in-person knowledge sharing & networking event, exploring key regional health & wellbeing challenges and inspirational, cutting-edge technological solutions making beneficial impact to our lives. At the event you will be able to find out more about: Key UK & regional challenges in the health & care sectors Impactful regional health & wellbeing research & development initiatives Innovative health & wellbeing solutions & applications Funding opportunities to accelerate innovations towards a future of improved health & wellbeing services Networking opportunities with…

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Future Innovation with Space Data

Wednesday 17th November 2021 @ 16:00 - 18:30

SETsquared Exeter Discovery Rooms SETsquared Exeter Discovery Rooms are an ongoing series of fully funded events delivered through the ERDF University of Exeter Enterprise Zone, bringing together SMEs, sector experts, researchers and entrepreneurs to learn about effective business applications of new technologies and innovations. Future Innovation with Space Data Join us for another exciting SETsquared Exeter Discovery Room event. Hosted by Clockwise Exeter, and Immersive Business in Falmouth, delivered online and in person. Bringing together the region's facilitators, industry, academia,…

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February 2022

University of Plymouth National Apprenticeship Week 2022

Monday 7th February @ 12:00 - Friday 11th February @ 13:00
University of Plymouth, Rolle Building
Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 6EQ United Kingdom
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It's National Apprenticeship Week 2022 commencing 7th February! Join the University of Plymouth for a jam packed week of events to explore Degree and Higher Apprenticeships. From information session to expert panels, we have something to suit everyone, school leavers, parents, employers and existing employees. We are looking forward to meeting you. UoP Degree and Higher Apprenticeship Drop in sessions: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/140382743565 And the UoP National Apprenticeship Week collection of events: https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/national-apprenticeship-week-2022-98409 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/workbasedlearning/ Click here to view the schedule.

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March 2022

Virtual Industrial Solutions Event – Materials & Manufacturing

Wednesday 2nd March @ 10:00 - 12:00
University of Plymouth, Rolle Building
Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 6EQ United Kingdom
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Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre (PEMC) is pleased to announce the second Industrial Solutions Event on Materials and Manufacturing on 2nd March 2022. Supported by Innovate UK, UKRI and our partners JEOL UK and Oxford Instruments, Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre (PEMC) is hosting a series of free, business-focused events. These quarterly Industrial Solutions events will show how different sectors (including those highlighted in the UK government’s Industrial Strategy Fund) can benefit from working with PEMC and will focus on priority areas…

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University of Plymouth: Knowledge Transfer Partnerships business information sessions

Thursday 10th March @ 13:00 - 14:00
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The University of Plymouth’s Innovation Funding Team together with Enterprise Solutions are hosting a series of free, business-information sessions. These online events will show how different businesses can benefit from a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project and also explore other services for business that are available from the University. The University of Plymouth warmly invite you to join them, not only to discover how to use KTP to harness business growth but also to find out more about different ways…

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Techstars Startup Weekend Culture & Tourism Plymouth

Friday 11th March @ 18:00 - Sunday 13th March @ 21:00
University of Plymouth, Rolle Building
Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 6EQ United Kingdom
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Learn how to think, work, and build like a startup in 54 thrilling hours. Techstars Startup Weekend is an exciting and immersive foray into the world of startups. Over an action-packed three days, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders and sponsors to show you how to get more done faster -- and, maybe even start that business. What is a Techstars Startup Weekend? A startup weekend is a 3-day programme designed for those who want to learn how…

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Secure South West 2022

Wednesday 23rd March @ 08:30 - 17:00
University of Plymouth, Rolle Building
Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 6EQ United Kingdom
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The University of Plymouth is hosting the Secure South West 2022 on Wednesday 23rd March. This year’s theme is cyber security skills and new blood. It will be a live face-to-face, full day event with over 100 attendees, plus a virtual option for those wishing to join us online. The event website and registration is now live for bookings: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/secure-south-west Event Info The South West Cyber Security Cluster is pleased to announce Secure South West, now in its 15th conference…

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University of Plymouth: Knowledge Transfer Partnerships business information sessions

Thursday 31st March @ 13:00 - 14:00
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One event on Thursday 31st March 2022 at 13:00

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The University of Plymouth’s Innovation Funding Team together with Enterprise Solutions are hosting a series of free, business-information sessions. These online events will show how different businesses can benefit from a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project and also explore other services for business that are available from the University. The University of Plymouth warmly invite you to join them, not only to discover how to use KTP to harness business growth but also to find out more about different ways…

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April 2022

Social Media and Search Engines

Tuesday 5th April
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One event on Saturday 26th March 2022 at 00:00

Business presence online is more important than ever, understanding how digital marketing works, how to measure engagement and how you can use social media to grow your business is crucial. Through European Social Fund funding, SMART SKILLS is offering a series of FREE workshops to help you understand what matters in the world of Digital Marketing. How you can tailor it specifically to your business, with expert support, to develop your own ideas during live online sessions. Learn what to…

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Third Sector Workshop

Thursday 7th April @ 12:00 - 17:15
Rolle Marquee, University of Plymouth
Plymouth, PL4 8AA United Kingdom
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Plymouth Business School brings you a Third Sector Workshop and networking event on Thursday April 7th 2022 in the Rolle Marquee, University of Plymouth campus. The half day workshop is designed to show how Plymouth Business School’s expert academics and students are able to help your operations. Speakers will offer advice and insight on key current issues facing the Third Sector, and explain a wide range ways in which our staff and students can engage and support you in your operations. The…

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FAA Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

Monday 11th April - Tuesday 12th April

Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. This qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers. You will know how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. Learners…

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Digital Presence Using LinkedIn

Tuesday 12th April @ 09:00 - 16:30
City College Plymouth, Kings Road
Plymouth, PL1 5QG United Kingdom
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This masterclass session will be useful for anyone who wants to increase their online presence. This could be to help build a business or personal brand, promote an area of interest, influence a particular group or increase business leads. Course overview: Discuss options for building a digital presence. Awareness of different platforms. Overview of strategies, watch, contribute, influence. Social Media – LinkedIn Focus on LinkedIn, what is it, who uses it; Breakdown – LinkedIn dashboard, settings, networks, visibility, groups; Examples…

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Google Workspace as an Office Suite

Thursday 14th April @ 09:00 - 16:30
City College Plymouth, Kings Road
Plymouth, PL1 5QG United Kingdom
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A detailed look at Google Workspace focusing on the main apps plus an overview of the less used parts of the collection. The main apps are free to use by individuals, packages for small businesses will also be discussed. Workspace Apps: Docs – document creation, formatting, preferences, linking to other apps, using other formats, alternative app comparison; Sheets – spreadsheet creation, managing data, simple but useful formula for everyday use, present options and working with shortcuts; Slides – layouts and…

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NICEIC Electric Vehicle Charging

The demand for electric vehicle charging points is increasing and this has opened up a lucrative new business opportunity for electrical contractors. Electricians will learn how the electrical supply can be delivered from both private and public supplies, in accordance with BS7671 requirements. The course will cover how to install electric vehicle charging points in compliance with BS7671, the Electrical Safety Quality and Continuity Regulations and the new IET Code of Practice. This 1 day face-to-face workshop will be held…

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CMI L3 Leadership & Management Unit 302: Managing a Team to Achieve Results

Thursday 28th April
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One event on Thursday 5th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 00:00

The ability to manage teams, which are able to communicate effectively and overcome barriers to achievement, is a critical skill for any manager. High performing cohesive teams are created in an environment where there is a collective understanding of values, goals and objectives. This course aims to help managers learn how to manage teams to achieve results. You’ll learn to understand the role and purpose of teams, be able to recognise the characteristics of a high performing team and know…

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Award in Education and Training

Thursday 28th April
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One event on Thursday 5th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 19th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 26th May 2022 at 00:00

Are you already training others, or would like to train others in the workplace? The Award in Education and Training is a really great way to introduce yourself to the education and training sector and will cover a broad range of topics that will help you develop as a trainer. The qualification aims to support you to reflect on your own previous/current levels of experience, practice and skills, and areas for development as well as identify principles of learning, teaching,…

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Future Homes Plymouth

Thursday 28th April @ 08:00 - 12:00
Rolle Marquee, University of Plymouth
Plymouth, PL4 8AA United Kingdom
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Plymouth aims to reach Net Zero emissions by 2030. This will require a transformation in the way we currently build homes and massive programmes of retrofit work to improve the performance of our existing buildings. As Government policy and associated funding turn in this direction Plymouth needs to be ready for the business opportunities this will bring. The Future Homes Plymouth event will bring together housing construction, social housing providers, private house developers and domestic energy retrofit networks to hear brief updates…

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£25

EXIST Quarterly Event: Transition to Net Zero

Thursday 28th April @ 08:30 - 11:30
Digital and Data Centre, Digital and Data Centre, Exeter College, Hele Road
Exeter, EX4 4JS United Kingdom
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On Thursday 28th April, EXIST (Exeter Initiative for Science & Technology) will be hosting an in-person knowledge sharing and STEMM networking event exploring key regional Net Zero challenges and innovative, cutting-edge solutions making an impactful contribution in Exeter’s ambition to become a Net Zero city by 2030. This knowledge sharing & business engagement session will run from 8:30am – 11am, focusing on the regional aspirations, challenges, innovations, and opportunities supporting regional carbon neutral ambitions. Whilst other cities and towns have made carbon commitments, Exeter is…

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Performance Management

Friday 29th April @ 09:00 - 16:30

Understand why certain approaches work and gain the knowledge and skills to plan, motivate your team and business. This course will cover: Being new to a supervisory role Managing people Planning and problem-solving. This face-to-face workshop is delivered by The Focus Training Group, Plymouth, on the 29th of April. 

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Degree and Higher Apprenticeship Information Sessions

Friday 29th April @ 10:30 - 11:30
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One event on Wednesday 4th May 2022 at 10:30

One event on Tuesday 10th May 2022 at 10:30

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The University of Plymouth is hosting information sessions for Degree Apprenticeships starting in September 2022. If you would like to learn more about work-based degrees and Masters, pop along to an online session: Civil Engineering “Fast Track” Degree Apprenticeship, 29th April Digital Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship, 4th May Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship, 10th May At each event you will have the opportunity to meet the Programme Lead and apprenticeship specialists from the Central Apprenticeship Hub. You can find out…

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May 2022

Degree and Higher Apprenticeship Information Sessions

Wednesday 4th May @ 10:30 - 11:30
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One event on Wednesday 4th May 2022 at 10:30

One event on Tuesday 10th May 2022 at 10:30

Online United Kingdom

The University of Plymouth is hosting information sessions for Degree Apprenticeships starting in September 2022. If you would like to learn more about work-based degrees and Masters, pop along to an online session: Civil Engineering “Fast Track” Degree Apprenticeship, 29th April Digital Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship, 4th May Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship, 10th May At each event you will have the opportunity to meet the Programme Lead and apprenticeship specialists from the Central Apprenticeship Hub. You can find out…

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CMI L3 Leadership & Management Unit 302: Managing a Team to Achieve Results

Thursday 5th May
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One event on Thursday 5th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 00:00

The ability to manage teams, which are able to communicate effectively and overcome barriers to achievement, is a critical skill for any manager. High performing cohesive teams are created in an environment where there is a collective understanding of values, goals and objectives. This course aims to help managers learn how to manage teams to achieve results. You’ll learn to understand the role and purpose of teams, be able to recognise the characteristics of a high performing team and know…

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Award in Education and Training

Thursday 5th May
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One event on Thursday 5th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 19th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 26th May 2022 at 00:00

Are you already training others, or would like to train others in the workplace? The Award in Education and Training is a really great way to introduce yourself to the education and training sector and will cover a broad range of topics that will help you develop as a trainer. The qualification aims to support you to reflect on your own previous/current levels of experience, practice and skills, and areas for development as well as identify principles of learning, teaching,…

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SETsquared Exeter Entrepreneurs Workout

Monday 9th May @ 13:00 - Friday 13th May @ 17:00
Exeter Science Park, Babbage Way
Clyst Honiton, Devon EX5 2FN United Kingdom
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This fully-funded, hybrid workshop is suitable for first time founders working at the very early stages as well as for owners of established tech businesses looking to bring a new product or service to the market. Based on Strategyzer’s established Business Model Canvas methodology, you’ll explore and evaluate early-stage venture concepts with other founders, build a detailed picture of your potential customers and value proposition, receive valuable feedback from experienced facilitators, other founders, and the SETsquared business acceleration team, and…

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Degree and Higher Apprenticeship Information Sessions

Tuesday 10th May @ 10:30 - 11:30
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One event on Wednesday 4th May 2022 at 10:30

One event on Tuesday 10th May 2022 at 10:30

Online United Kingdom

The University of Plymouth is hosting information sessions for Degree Apprenticeships starting in September 2022. If you would like to learn more about work-based degrees and Masters, pop along to an online session: Civil Engineering “Fast Track” Degree Apprenticeship, 29th April Digital Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship, 4th May Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship, 10th May At each event you will have the opportunity to meet the Programme Lead and apprenticeship specialists from the Central Apprenticeship Hub. You can find out…

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CMI L3 Leadership & Management Unit 302: Managing a Team to Achieve Results

Thursday 12th May
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One event on Thursday 5th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 00:00

The ability to manage teams, which are able to communicate effectively and overcome barriers to achievement, is a critical skill for any manager. High performing cohesive teams are created in an environment where there is a collective understanding of values, goals and objectives. This course aims to help managers learn how to manage teams to achieve results. You’ll learn to understand the role and purpose of teams, be able to recognise the characteristics of a high performing team and know…

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Award in Education and Training

Thursday 12th May
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One event on Thursday 5th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 19th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 26th May 2022 at 00:00

Are you already training others, or would like to train others in the workplace? The Award in Education and Training is a really great way to introduce yourself to the education and training sector and will cover a broad range of topics that will help you develop as a trainer. The qualification aims to support you to reflect on your own previous/current levels of experience, practice and skills, and areas for development as well as identify principles of learning, teaching,…

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Shaping the Future of Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange Conference

Thursday 12th May
University of Plymouth, Rolle Building
Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 6EQ United Kingdom
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The conference, ‘Shaping the future of Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange’, hosted by the University of Plymouth, will focus on sharing best practice and research into how student knowledge exchange can enhance the student experience, advance pedagogy, and inform public partnerships and policy. Plymouth was one of twenty institutions to be awarded funding from the Office for Students and Research England to explore the impact of student involvement in knowledge exchange (2020-2022), and this conference, with a programme curated in…

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Immersive technologies: innovations, applications and opportunities

Wednesday 18th May @ 09:30 - 13:30
Market Hall (Immersive Dome), Duke Street, Devon Port
Plymouth, PL1 4PS United Kingdom
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SETsquared Exeter Discovery Rooms are an ongoing series of fully funded events through the ERDF University of Exeter Enterprise Zone, bringing together SMEs, sector experts, researchers and entrepreneurs to learn about effective business applications of new technologies and innovations. Across the series SETsquared are looking at a variety of sector specialisms and themes. The Discovery Room events aim to : raise awareness and utilisation of new sustainable technologies and innovations and how they are being adopted in the real world…

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Award in Education and Training

Thursday 19th May
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One event on Thursday 5th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 19th May 2022 at 00:00

One event on Thursday 26th May 2022 at 00:00

Are you already training others, or would like to train others in the workplace? The Award in Education and Training is a really great way to introduce yourself to the education and training sector and will cover a broad range of topics that will help you develop as a trainer. The qualification aims to support you to reflect on your own previous/current levels of experience, practice and skills, and areas for development as well as identify principles of learning, teaching,…

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Young Enterprise Company Programme South West Regional Final 2022

Thursday 19th May @ 14:30 - 16:00

There were over 70 groups of young people from across the South West setting up and managing their own Business in 2021/22. Through a series of County final events this has been whittled down to just 7 companies. Young Enterprise would like to invite you to join them in celebrating their achievements and hearing more about their enterprise journey. Now, more than ever young people need to be enterprising in their approach to education and work. Young Enterprise's ambition through…

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