Thu, 29 Oct | Online Event

To Train or Not to Train?

This event will showcase the benefits of developing your team and explore the challenges of motivating a younger workforce, along with 1-1 networking facilitated by the FIRST team in partnership with NEL Fund Managers.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

29 Oct 2020, 14:30 – 16:30
Online Event

About the Event

About this Event 

The results are in and after the feedback from last April's event  (93% improved skills and found the event useful) we're back offering  ambitious business owners an opportunity to discuss staff team  development and meet like minded business owners!

This event will  showcase the benefits of developing your team and explore the challenges  of motivating a younger workforce, along with 1-1 networking  facilitated by the FIRST team in partnership with NEL Fund Managers.

With a keynote from work happiness  and career change expert Emma Rosen. A highly supportive leader with an  entrepreneurial mindset. Author of The Financial Times Business Book of  the Month, 'The Radical Sabbatical,' and TEDx speaker at Manchester and  Royal Holloway. This event will delve into the challenges of motivating a  younger workforce and share real life examples on why you should  develop your staff.

Please note, this is for SMEs based in the  North East LEP area only, if this isn't you then please get in touch to  see how we can do it in your area.

THE PROCESS:

Stage 1

Completion  of a survey using an analytical strategy tool either via a phone/video  call appointment or self evaluation in your own time.

Stage 2

A  detailed, bespoke, strategy report produced and sent to you. The report  will include a review of your businesses impact, growth, financials,  leadership, innovation, support network, marketing, sales, people &  skills.

Stage 3

An invite only community event exploring  trending topics in staff skill development including inspirational  speakers, peer to peer networking and real time, local information to  give you the confidence, motivation and tools to succeed.  120 minutes  online.

Stage 4

A follow up, bespoke email from our expert  partners NEL Fund Managers - they will assist you with signposting,  connections and further information in how to support your new business  strategy.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Make new connections/grow your network
  • Share ideas in a safe space & gain real time feedback
  • Gain tools to improve your business strategy and recruitment goals
  • Get expert case studies and examples of what works when developing your team and how to overcome certain challenges
  • Gain insight into how to motivate a younger workforce (#GENZ)

ELIGIBILITY:

Please  note, due to the funding of this event, only trading SMEs registered in  Durham, Northumberland or Tyne & Wear area are eligible for the  event & support. Should you not be eligible for the event, we shall  advise you upon completion of the event registration link.

This event is fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

If you have any questions regarding the event or eligibility please contact Zoe on zoe@firstnetwork.co.