Events and seminars

Events, Workshops & Seminars

Events, Seminars and Workshops for Businesses in the West Midlands.

The University holds a wide range of events and seminars designed to help businesses start, grow and learn new skills.  Ranging from fully funded introductory new business start-up courses,  comprehensive mentoring programmes, networking opportunities and specialised areas such as Building Information Modelling (BIM), we aim to support and help grow businesses of all sizes.

We look forward to meeting you soon.

August 2017

 

ERDF

Get On Track: Rail Tender Supplier Readiness Programme

Thursday 24th August, Thursday 31st August and Thursday 7th September 2017

9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, University of Wolverhampton Science Park, Wolverhampton, WV10 9RT

West Midlands Manufacturing Club (WMMC) are looking for 10 SMEs who currently supply, or have the potential to supply the rail sector, to take part in their FREE, three-day pilot rail tender supplier readiness programme, ‘Get On Track’. 

Expected to cost up to £3000 when it officially launches in November this year, this hands-on, practical programme will help your business capitalise on the bid & tender opportunities arising from HS2 and other public procurement. 

It will be delivered by rail tender experts, Thornton & Lowe, whose rail supply chain clients enjoy a success rate in the sector in excess of 75% and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. 

To express your interest in participating in the ‘Get On Track’ pilot, email: wmmc@businesssolutionscentres.co.uk

 

 

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September 2017

 

Business Startup Seminars

Various dates and locations

Thinking of starting or just started a new business? This FREE event will provide help and support to individuals who want to set up and run their own successful new business.

The event will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Is it right for you?
  • Business Planning
  • Legal status and legalities
  • Taxation
  • Next steps

Aimed at individuals thinking of, or just starting a potential business, the seminar offers a structured approach to identifying opportunities, planning for success and ensuring a better chance of survival.

There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.

 

Book - 12th September, Sandwell

Book - 12th September, Telford

Book - 19th September, Hereford

 

Business Innovation Support Drop in Session

Friday 29th September 2017

9:00am - 3:30pm

Marches Growth Hub, The Shropshire Food and Enterprise Centre, Battlefield, Shrewsbury SY1 3TG

We are offering Small to Medium size businesses (SME’s) the opportunity to participate in one-to-one reviews with a business solutions advisor to discuss innovation support and funding available through the University of Wolverhampton.

Please note you will need to pre-book your place prior to your visit.

For more information and for booking, click here.

 

 

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October 2017

 
 

Business Startup Seminars

Various dates and locations

Thinking of starting or just started a new business? This FREE event will provide help and support to individuals who want to set up and run their own successful new business.

The event will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Is it right for you?
  • Business Planning
  • Legal status and legalities
  • Taxation
  • Next steps

Aimed at individuals thinking of, or just starting a potential business, the seminar offers a structured approach to identifying opportunities, planning for success and ensuring a better chance of survival.

There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.

 

 
 
 
 

Business Innovation Support Drop in Session

Friday 27th October 2017

9:00am - 3:30pm

Marches Growth Hub, The Shropshire Food and Enterprise Centre, Battlefield, Shrewsbury SY1 3TG

We are offering Small to Medium size businesses (SME’s) the opportunity to participate in one-to-one reviews with a business solutions advisor to discuss innovation support and funding available through the University of Wolverhampton.

Please note you will need to pre-book your place prior to your visit.

For more information and for booking, click here.

 

 
 

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