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Taking Your Business Digital

First Ascent and Enterprise Support Alliance

Monday, 18 November 2019 at 10:00 - Tuesday, 19 November 2019 at 16:00 (GMT)

Taking Your Business Digital

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Taking Your Business Digital 17 Nov 2019 Free  

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This compelling workshop is designed for businesses that want to use technology and software to help streamline their business activities. It will cover e-mail platforms, CRM systems, website platforms, social media, multimedia and teamworking platforms such as Slack & Trello.

At the end of the 2-day workshop you will leave with an understanding of online tools and resources that are available to help you grow your business and to work smarter not harder.

You do not need to attend both days. Please select your attendance days when you register. 

The workshop will begin at 10am and finish at 4pm each day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Who should attend?

  • Established businesses based in the Essex Local Authority area.
  • Start-up businesses registered for less than one year that are based in the Essex Local Authority area.
  • Individuals looking to start up their own business.

Workshop Content: Day 1

Essential IT Skills

  • An overview of today’s IT skills needed by every business.
  • Creating e-mail accounts & web domains
  • The essentials of IT security
  • Making your finances digital
  • Keeping track of your customers with a CRM
  • GDPR essentials

Workshop Content: Day 2

  • The tools available to improve the “presentation” of your business.
  • The tools available to improve the “presentation” of your business
  • Your online presence reviewed and measured:
    • Linkedin
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
  • Creating video and multimedia content to support the presentation of the business
  • Online resources to help get your business online
  • Summarising the learning into a concise “Digital Skills Plan” for your business.
  • Evaluation, other available support, Q&A.

General Information

This workshop is being run by First Ascent Ltd and Enterprise Support Alliance Ltd on behalf of the South East Business Boost programme and is free of charge to eligible businesses and individuals.  

Whilst this workshop would normally cost £2,000, it is fully funded for eligible businesses, so represents a great opportunity for you to receive high quality training at no cost

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The South East Business Boost Programme has been part funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-20. It is a partnership between Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Essex County Council, Kent County Council, East Sussex County Council and Thurrock Council.

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Do you have questions about Taking Your Business Digital? Contact First Ascent and Enterprise Support Alliance

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When & Where

1 George Williams Way
CO1 2JS Colchester
United Kingdom

Monday, 18 November 2019 at 10:00 - Tuesday, 19 November 2019 at 16:00 (GMT)

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