May
30
Mon
Boost your productivity with Microsoft 365 @ Online
May 30 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Boost your productivity with Microsoft 365 @ Online

Boost your productivity with Microsoft 365

Do you ever feel like you’re not being productive enough?

Are you always scribbling on your to do list but struggling to keep track of your tasks?

This workshop will show you all the tips & tricks you need to help you to manage your time and workflow. With tools such as ToDo, Planner, OneNote & Forms available in Microsoft 365, we will show you how to make the most of these apps and improve your productivity.

About the Presenters

Based in Devon, Cosmic is a Social Enterprise which specialises in digital skills training, digital consultancy, IT technical support and website development.

Cosmic’s vision is to inspire people to achieve success in the Digital world. Digital inclusion is at the heart of all we do.

In a world where success relies on the ability to use digital technologies effectively, it is increasingly important that everyone has the support, skills and motivation to make the most of these resources. This can be as true for the leaders of business as it is for individuals seeking new employment, or for communities facing their own challenges.

May
31
Tue
Peer-to-Peer Networking Programme for Female Entrepreneurs @ Online
May 31 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Peer-to-Peer Networking Programme for Female Entrepreneurs @ Online

Do you want to be part of a peer-to-peer networking programme for female entrepreneurs across North Somerset?

Sue Marchant from Cool Ventures will be facilitating the sessions involving female entrepreneurs who are interested in collaboratively working through common business issues with fellow peers. Through interactive action and learning, you will be able to discuss your own challenges, gain and reflect on valuable feedback and implement practical solutions to overcome them.

About Sue

As Managing Director of Cool Ventures, Sue heads up the team and oversees the running of the Company. In addition, she provides advice in strategic planning, business planning and finance for businesses.

She is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant, and has worked in senior roles across a number of sectors. Having run her own business for the last 15 years, she has an in depth understanding of the challenges business owners face when starting and running a business. Her passion lies with helping businesses to achieve their true potential.

Cool Ventures

Jun
7
Tue
Starting in Business Course – Day 1 @ ONLINE
Jun 7 @ 10:30
Starting in Business Course - Day 1 @ ONLINE

When you’re starting in business it’s important that you get the essentials right.

Our business start-up course provides information and guidance to help deal with three key issues that are going to be fundamental to the performance and success of your business.

Delivered by an experienced advisor, the course is run online across 3 days – with morning sessions running from 10.30 – 12.00 and afternoon sessions running from 13.00 – 14.30.

Our business start-up course is free for anyone starting a business based in North Somerset.

DAY 1 – GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT

DAY 2 – MAKING MONEY AND MAKING A PROFIT

DAY 3 – FINDING AND KEEPING CUSTOMERS, BUSINESS PLANNING

The business start-up course is concluded by a summary of all the three days content that will enable you to produce a comprehensive plan for your business.

You need to register through Eventbrite for this course – please contact hazel.wintle@nsea.biz for details.

Jun
8
Wed
Starting in Business Course – Day 2 @ ONLINE
Jun 8 @ 10:30
Starting in Business Course - Day 2 @ ONLINE

When you’re starting in business it’s important that you get the essentials right.

Our business start-up course provides information and guidance to help deal with three key issues that are going to be fundamental to the performance and success of your business.

Delivered by an experienced advisor, the course is run online across 3 days – with morning sessions running from 10.30 – 12.00 and afternoon sessions running from 13.00 – 14.30.

Our business start-up course is free for anyone starting a business based in North Somerset.

DAY 1 – GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT

DAY 2 – MAKING MONEY AND MAKING A PROFIT

DAY 3 – FINDING AND KEEPING CUSTOMERS, BUSINESS PLANNING

The business start-up course is concluded by a summary of all the three days content that will enable you to produce a comprehensive plan for your business.

You need to register through Eventbrite for this course – please contact hazel.wintle@nsea.biz for details.

Jun
9
Thu
Starting in Business Course – Day 3 @ ONLINE
Jun 9 @ 10:30
Starting in Business Course - Day 3 @ ONLINE

When you’re starting in business it’s important that you get the essentials right.

Our business start-up course provides information and guidance to help deal with three key issues that are going to be fundamental to the performance and success of your business.

Delivered by an experienced advisor, the course is run online across 3 days – with morning sessions running from 10.30 – 12.00 and afternoon sessions running from 13.00 – 14.30.

Our business start-up course is free for anyone starting a business based in North Somerset.

DAY 1 – GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT

DAY 2 – MAKING MONEY AND MAKING A PROFIT

DAY 3 – FINDING AND KEEPING CUSTOMERS, BUSINESS PLANNING

The business start-up course is concluded by a summary of all the three days content that will enable you to produce a comprehensive plan for your business.

You need to register through Eventbrite for this course – please contact hazel.wintle@nsea.biz for details.

Jun
29
Wed
Effective Prospecting & Business Development Sales Techniques
Jun 29 @ 09:30 – 16:00

This training session is part of Workforce for the Future, which Weston College is delivering on behalf of the West of England Combined Authority in collaboration with other regional partners. The West of England Workforce for the Future programme has received £4m of funding from the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information, click here.

It’s hard enough balancing your usual tasks – how are you supposed to find the time and focus for Business Development/ Prospecting activities as well? It’s daunting for most people!

Maybe you already perform these kinds of sales activities and feel you need to refresh your approach and techniques.

Or perhaps it’s something you’ve never done or had to do, and you now need to develop the right skills and approach without it feeling too pushy!

This workshop, delivered by Martyn Sloman, is packed with proven tips, tools and techniques that reflect the modern approach to Prospecting & Business Development and they work!

The methods will work with any level of Prospect/ customer in any business whether it’s an SME or a global brand!

Topics we’ll cover include:

  • Removing fear/ apprehension towards BD/ Prospecting activities
  • Understanding the true opportunities BD creates
  • Developing simple daily BD strategies & habits
  • Dealing with typical fob offs (too busy, not interested, send me an email, etc)
  • Creating Business Development opportunities through existing customers
  • Creating ways to reach target Decision Makers/ Prospects
  • The vital ingredients for effective conversation starters
  • Using LinkedIn/ social media to start Business Development/ Prospecting conversations
  • Time Management techniques
  • Avoiding the 3 main mistakes salespeople make
  • Objection Handling

Q & A session- ask your most challenging Prospecting/Business Development questions/ dilemmas!

You will leave the workshop aware and fluent with techniques that Elite (Top 1%) salespeople use along with your own customised structure relevant and effective with your customers/ Prospects.

Martyn Sloman is “The Non -Pushy Sales Trainer” of Gold Dust Training. He helps Salespeople and business owners make more profitable sales. His methods focus on positive, sometimes bold, yet buyer- friendly techniques that people feel confident and comfortable using.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Jul
12
Tue
Starting in Business Course – Day 1 @ ONLINE
Jul 12 @ 10:30
Starting in Business Course - Day 1 @ ONLINE

When you’re starting in business it’s important that you get the essentials right.

Our business start-up course provides information and guidance to help deal with three key issues that are going to be fundamental to the performance and success of your business.

Delivered by an experienced advisor, the course is run online across 3 days – with morning sessions running from 10.30 – 12.00 and afternoon sessions running from 13.00 – 14.30.

Our business start-up course is free for anyone starting a business based in North Somerset.

DAY 1 – GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT

DAY 2 – MAKING MONEY AND MAKING A PROFIT

DAY 3 – FINDING AND KEEPING CUSTOMERS, BUSINESS PLANNING

The business start-up course is concluded by a summary of all the three days content that will enable you to produce a comprehensive plan for your business.

You need to register through Eventbrite for this course – please contact hazel.wintle@nsea.biz for details.

Jul
13
Wed
Starting in Business Course – Day 2 @ ONLINE
Jul 13 @ 10:30
Starting in Business Course - Day 2 @ ONLINE

When you’re starting in business it’s important that you get the essentials right.

Our business start-up course provides information and guidance to help deal with three key issues that are going to be fundamental to the performance and success of your business.

Delivered by an experienced advisor, the course is run online across 3 days – with morning sessions running from 10.30 – 12.00 and afternoon sessions running from 13.00 – 14.30.

Our business start-up course is free for anyone starting a business based in North Somerset.

DAY 1 – GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT

DAY 2 – MAKING MONEY AND MAKING A PROFIT

DAY 3 – FINDING AND KEEPING CUSTOMERS, BUSINESS PLANNING

The business start-up course is concluded by a summary of all the three days content that will enable you to produce a comprehensive plan for your business.

You need to register through Eventbrite for this course – please contact hazel.wintle@nsea.biz for details.

Jul
14
Thu
Starting in Business Course – Day 3 @ ONLINE
Jul 14 @ 10:30
Starting in Business Course - Day 3 @ ONLINE

When you’re starting in business it’s important that you get the essentials right.

Our business start-up course provides information and guidance to help deal with three key issues that are going to be fundamental to the performance and success of your business.

Delivered by an experienced advisor, the course is run online across 3 days – with morning sessions running from 10.30 – 12.00 and afternoon sessions running from 13.00 – 14.30.

Our business start-up course is free for anyone starting a business based in North Somerset.

DAY 1 – GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT

DAY 2 – MAKING MONEY AND MAKING A PROFIT

DAY 3 – FINDING AND KEEPING CUSTOMERS, BUSINESS PLANNING

The business start-up course is concluded by a summary of all the three days content that will enable you to produce a comprehensive plan for your business.

You need to register through Eventbrite for this course – please contact hazel.wintle@nsea.biz for details.

Aug
23
Tue
Starting in Business Course – Day 1 @ ONLINE
Aug 23 @ 10:30
Starting in Business Course - Day 1 @ ONLINE

When you’re starting in business it’s important that you get the essentials right.

Our business start-up course provides information and guidance to help deal with three key issues that are going to be fundamental to the performance and success of your business.

Delivered by an experienced advisor, the course is run online across 3 days – with morning sessions running from 10.30 – 12.00 and afternoon sessions running from 13.00 – 14.30.

Our business start-up course is free for anyone starting a business based in North Somerset.

DAY 1 – GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT

DAY 2 – MAKING MONEY AND MAKING A PROFIT

DAY 3 – FINDING AND KEEPING CUSTOMERS, BUSINESS PLANNING

The business start-up course is concluded by a summary of all the three days content that will enable you to produce a comprehensive plan for your business.

You need to register through Eventbrite for this course – please contact hazel.wintle@nsea.biz for details.