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Friday, 15 November, 2019 - 09:30 to 10:45

Take the Hidden Brakes Off and Unleash More Power Within Your Business! (CWBF 2019)

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Venture House Business Centre
Avenue Farm Industrial Estate, Birmingham Road Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 0HR
United Kingdom
GB

Would you like to unleash more power into your business? Do you know where your ‘hidden brakes’ are? What could happen if you took those ‘hidden brakes’ off…right now?  Join Sue Sharp of Sharper Business in this interactive workshop to discover the ‘hidden brakes’ in your business systems, teams and customer base. Identify ways to start addressing these immediately to gain better results.

This workshop is perfect for leaders and owners of small businesses (of 1-150 staff) who want to grow their business but aren't yet getting the results they want.

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Thursday, 14 November, 2019 - 13:30 to 16:00

Design for Manufacture and New Product Introduction (CWBF 2019)

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Saltisford Canal Trust
Budbrooke Road, Warwick CV34 5RJ
United Kingdom
GB

This presentation and workshop will look to help those who are looking to manufacture a product for the first time. Often manufacturing is considered far too late in a project and a lot of the cost down opportunities or capital investment implications are missed. Matthew Statham is a chartered manufacturing engineer who spent his career both in the automotive and in small manufacturing companies before founding his own business 14 years ago helping companies take their ideas into production. With a wealth of experience in a variety of product manufacturing processes, Matthew offers valuable

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Thursday, 14 November, 2019 - 09:30 to 11:30

Guarding Your Reputation (CWBF 2019)

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Venture House
1-3 Avenue Farm Ind Est, Birmingham Road, Stratford upon Avon CV37 0HR
United Kingdom
GB

How well do you know or want to know the companies or people you trade with?  In today’s ever-changing world this is an important question.  Every day we see more and more unethical behaviour in businesses, leaving them open to legal and financial penalties that could tarnish their brand increased risks that could ultimately lead to loss of business.  

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Thursday, 14 November, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:30

Coventry Law School Law Clinic (CWBF 2019)

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Sim Centre, Coventry University
Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB
United Kingdom
GB

This event will incorporate the Business and Law Enterprise Clicni (BUSLEC) where students develop their practice legal skills through offering guidance on commercial matters to aspiring entrepreneurs, charities and social enterprises in the Coventry area. 

Session 1 (10:00 - 12:30) Centred on issues small businesses may encounter and pointers to look at.

10:00 Registration

10:30 am – 12.30 pm Issues small businesses may encounter and pointers to look at:-

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Thursday, 14 November, 2019 - 08:00 to 09:30

Understand Your Personality and Improve Your Communication (CWBF 2019)

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Coventry & North Warwickshire Cricket Club
Binley Road, Coventry CV3 1HB
United Kingdom
GB

oin Muse: HR at this event where attendees will be provided with a review of DiSC profiling and learn how understanding your personality traits can help you to communicate more effectively with others whilst understanding their expectations of you. This session will increase your awareness of your preferences when communicating which will help you to move effectively with your time and expectations of others.  

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Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00

Taking England to the World (CWBF 2019)

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Coombe Abbey
Brinklow Road, Coventry CV3 2AB
United Kingdom
GB

Looking to expand into international markets? Looking to grow international sales?  Taking England to the World - is a one-day training programme, in conjunction with Google Digital Garage, which aims to help your business become international-ready. 

Developed as part of the government’s £40M Discover England Fund, this course is designed to equip you with the skills and foundations to develop and promote your product for sale in international markets.  

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Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 - 08:30 to 12:00

Organisational Resilience - Insulating Your Business Against the Shock of the Unknown (CWBF 2019)

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Sim Centre, Coventry University
Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB
United Kingdom
GB

Whether you are an SME or a supranational conglomerate, you need to identify an effective strategy to transcend risk and complexity when dealing with issues as diverse as climate change or Brexit. This is a session that spans three hours split between lecture, workshop, feedback and peer to peer mentoring sessions.

The following topics will be covered:

• Organisational resilience

• Supply chains and logistics

• Cybersecurity and data protection

• Managing uncertainty

• Intelligence, situational awareness and horizon scanning

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Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Throwing away the rule book (CWBF 2019)

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Venture House Venture House Business Centre
Avenue Farm Industrial Estate Birmingham Road, Stratford Upon CV37 0HR
United Kingdom
GB

Have you ever worried about how you can keep the magic in your business as your team grows?  Have you ever thought you needed to ‘sort out your HR’ but then it went to the bottom of your list because it sounded boring?  It’s time to focus on throwing away the rule book:

• Everyday: Culture is what happens every day, not the one day you decide to focus on it

• Keep it real: Everyone has a difficult conversation that they’ve been putting off having but ignoring it doesn’t make it go away so be prepared to ‘bring out your dead’ at the session

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Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Work smarter and improve performance with effective CRM (CWBF 2019)

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Venture House Business Centre
Avenue Farm Industrial Estate, Birmingham Road Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 0HR
United Kingdom
GB

Join Siteon Limited at this informative 2-hour workshop where we will explore how the use of software and technology can benefit and help grow your business.  We will demonstrate the 4CRM Platform's useful features such as customer management, the creation of tasks, events, invoices and quotes and how to securely store documents and store files. We will also take a look at how to acquire customer consent in order to process and store their personal data. 

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Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 - 08:00 to 10:00

Warwickshire Cultural Briefing (CWBF 2019)

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Market Hall Museum
Market Place, Warwick CV34 4SA
United Kingdom
GB

Join Heritage and Culture Warwickshire at this informative cultural briefing event where event attendees will get the chance to make contacts and share ideas in a unique venue which displays the Warwickshire Museum collections, including the Sheldon Tapestry, the recently acquired Roman Hoard and the Warwickshire dinosaur! 

Helen Peters Chief Executive of Shakespeares England will talk on the Tourism Zone BID and tourism in Coventry and Warwickshire. 

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