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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.

February 2017

Business Innovation Support Drop in Sessions

24th February 2017 

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Marches Growth Hub Telford and Wrekin, Telford Innovation CampusShiftnal Road, Priorslee, Telford, TF2 9NN

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 booking visit here.

 

 

Cyber Security: How Safe Is Your Business?

28th February 2017

8:00 - 10:30 am

Wyre Forest Business Solutions CentreWyre Forest House, Finepoint WayKidderminster, WorcestershireDY11 7WF

Is your business and personal data secure?

An opportunity to attend an event that will:

  • Help you identify cyber threats
  • Explain threats and how to avoid them
  • Offer workable solutions to protect your business and personal data
  • Explain how you can help to maximise business continuity.

For more information and booking visit here.

 

 

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March 2017

Business startup seminar

1st March 2017

10:00 am - 13:00 pm

Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 7WF

Thinking of starting or just started a new business? We are pleased to invite you to a FREE business start-up seminar. The event will provide tailored help and support to individuals who want to set up and run their own successful new business.

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.

For more information and booking visit here. 

 

Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

8th March 2017

09:30 am - 17:00 pm

Hereford Business Solutions Centre, Coldnose Road, Hereford, HR2 6JS

Businesses are exposed to lots of uncertainties in their environment. As well as the everyday internal challenges businesses face, external factors such as the state of the economy, rapid changes in technology or a turbulent political landscape can make it difficult for businesses to prepare a robust growth strategy for the future.

This workshop will give SMEs hands on tools to understand how to grow their business within the context of the environment around them; whether they’re looking to grow regionally, nationally or even internationally.

For more information and booking visit here.

 

Business startup seminar

8th March 2017

10:00 am - 13:00 pm

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

Thinking of starting or just started a new business? We are pleased to invite you to a FREE business start-up seminar. The event will provide tailored help and support to individuals who want to set up and run their own successful new business.

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.

For more information and booking visit here.

 

Launch of Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

9th March 2017

7:30 - 9:30 am

Molineux Stadium, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4QR

New Degree Apprenticeship puts management skills on course for success.

Join us and our college partners BMet, City of Wolverhampton College and Walsall College for breakfast networking at Wolverhampton Wanderers' WV1 restaurant this March, as we celebrate the launch of University of Wolverhampton's new suite of Apprenticeship courses. We will also be joined by high profile guest speaker, Sir Clive Ronald Woodward OBE, former English rugby union player and coach.

The University of Wolverhampton is working with local employers and local Further Education colleges to introduce a new four year Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship in September. Businesses interested in finding out more about the new Degree Apprenticeship, or about Higher/Degree Apprenticeships in general should register to attend this Breakfast Event.

The event is FREE but preregistration is recommended.

 

Business startup seminar

14th March 2017

10:00 am - 13:00 pm

West Midlands House, Gipsy Lane, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV13 2HA

Thinking of starting or just started a new business? We are pleased to invite you to a FREE business start-up seminar. The event will provide tailored help and support to individuals who want to set up and run their own successful new business.

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.

For more information and booking visit here.

 

Business startup seminar

14th March 2017

10:30 am - 13:30 pm

Hereford Business Solutions Centre, Coldnose Road, Hereford, HR2 6JS 

Thinking of starting or just started a new business? We are pleased to invite you to a FREE business start-up seminar. The event will provide tailored help and support to individuals who want to set up and run their own successful new business.

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.

For more information and booking visit here.

 

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Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

15th March 2017

09:30 am - 17:00 pm

Hereford Business Solutions Centre, Coldnose Road, Hereford, HR2 6JS

This workshop is designed to help SMEs build their strategic leadership capacity and enhance the cultural and structural effectiveness of their organisation for innovation.

For more information and booking visit here.

 

Marketing and Finance for Innovation

29th March 2017

09:30 am - 17:00 pm

Hereford Business Solutions Centre, Coldnose Road, Hereford, HR2 6JS

This workshop focuses on the importance of matching marketing strategy with opportunities in order to maximise chances of success; a method of ‘connecting’ what the SME can do to successfully win new business.

The workshop will also present the latest research on availability of business finance including traditional forms, innovation in funding including peer to peer and crowd funding, social lending and so forth.

Owners and employees of eligible SMEs are invited to attend FREE business innovation workshops as part of the Innovation Voucher programme which is part funded by ERDF.

For more information and booking visit here.

 

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April 2017

Business Innovation Support Drop in Sessions

7th April 2017

09:00 am - 03:30 pm

Marches Growth Hub Shropshire, 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 booking visit here.

 

Business startup seminar

4th April 2017

10:00 am - 13:00 pm

Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 7WF

Thinking of starting or just started a new business? We are pleased to invite you to a FREE business start-up seminar. The event will provide tailored help and support to individuals who want to set up and run their own successful new business.

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.

For more information and booking visit here.

 

Business startup seminar

25th April 2017

10:00 am - 13:00 pm

University Centre Telford, Level 3, Southwater One, (SW1), Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JG

Thinking of starting or just started a new business? We are pleased to invite you to a FREE business start-up seminar. The event will provide tailored help and support to individuals who want to set up and run their own successful new business.

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.

For more information and booking visit here.

 

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