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Thursday 15th February

Skill Build

Event Venue and Description – Lecture Theatre 3, The Diamond, The University of Sheffield

**Sessions held every Thursday until 22nd of March 2018**

**5 out of 6 sessions should be attended**

Skill Build is a series of workshops which can help you make your ideas happen. This semester will be concentrated on developing your entrepreneurial skills, so regardless of your degree background; you will have knowledge of how the business world is operated. The course is centred on the Business Model Canvas (don’t worry if you don’t know what that is- it will be covered it in the sessions) and will give you loads of advice on how to get a business idea off the ground.

15th February- Welcome to Skill Build

This session will talk through what the next few weeks will involve, introduce you to the Business Model Canvas and show you how you can generate business ideas.

Hosted by University of Sheffield Enterprise

22nd February –Top 10 Tips when starting a Business (please note this will be at Arts Tower, Lecture Theatre 4)

This session will focus on the steps that you need to take in order to set up a business. It will cover all of basics such as how to get a good business name, how to register a business and all of the considerations you need in order to make your business successful.

Hosted by Andrew Bunn, Solutions for Business, Sheffield City Council

1st March- Marketing

How to successfully market a business? What are the best methods in the digital era? Today’s session will give you the marketing basics and will inspire you to be more innovative in marketing.

Hosted by Rob Taylor,

8th March- Basic Business Accountancy

What is a Profit and Loss Account and why is it important? This session will cover basic business accountancy.

Hosted by Tim Baum Dixon, Shorts

15th March- Networking

Networking is a word that normally fills people with dread. This session will show you that networking isn’t that scary, how to do it and why it is so important.

Hosted by Jon Colman, Red Vanilla

22nd March – Are your Website Terms and Conditions Enforceable?

How do you keep your business on the right side of the law? This session will discuss E-Commerce Law and how to ensure that you keep your business protected.

For further information and details on how to register, please follow the link below.