- Do you want to attract and retain the best talent?
- Would you like to excel in leadership and staff development?
- Are you looking to grow your business by exploiting new digital skills?
- Are you keen to work with universities and colleges but unsure whether what they offer will suit your business needs?
The University of Plymouth, City College Plymouth and Plymouth College of Art are jointly organising this FREE event to give businesses a taste of some of the exciting new courses we offer which are tailored to business needs.
The event, which is funded by the European Social Fund, is open to both employers and employees of businesses within Plymouth and the wider Devon area.
Following a short introduction outlining how businesses and employees can benefit from our courses, there will be a keynote speech from a leading Plymouth business owner. Delegates will then be able to choose between three separate taster workshops.
09:00-09:30 - Coffee and registration
09:30-09:40 - Introduction and outline of the day
09:40-10:00 - speaker to be confirmed
10:00-11:30 - Taster workshops (part 1)Strategic Workforce Planning – University of Plymouth
How can you make sure you have the workforce needed to fully achieve what you’ve set out in your business plan? Learn how to plan for workforce development as your business grows with tips on allocating and delegating responsibilities and using training to address recruitment issues.
Smartphone Filmmaking – City College Plymouth
Making short promos for web and social media or shooting internal comms films using your smartphone. Get your message out to customers or colleagues using quick, easy technology and some of our useful tips on framing, sound recording and editing.
Digital Design and Manufacture – Plymouth College of Art
Support your business and professional growth using digital design and manufacturing with Fab Lab Plymouth. You will leave this session with an in-depth understanding of how your business’ potential could grow using the power of digital design, prototyping and manufacture.
11:30-11:50 - Networking coffee break including an opportunity to visit stands and have 1:1 consultations
11:50-13:00 - Taster workshops (part 2): continuation of the workshops listed above
13:00-14:00 - Networking lunch including an opportunity to visit stands and have 1:1 consultations
14:00-14:30 - Event close
Register attendance and book your place on one of the free taster sessions via the above link.