Enterprise Europe Network - Growing your Business in 2017 - Strategic Planning Workshop

Date: 20th - 21st March 2017

Location: 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Huddersfield

Description

Are you a small to medium sized business?

Do you have an ambition to...
Grow?
Develop new products or services?
Improve existing processes or investigate new market opportunities?

YES! Then this fully funded 2 day workshop can help you.

Our workshop will help you to redefine your business proposition by highlighting barriers to growth and identifying opportunities for change. By the end of the workshop you will have developed a tailored Action Plan for your organisation which will plot activity for the coming financial year and provide an internal assessment of company strengths or areas for development.

How it works?
Day 1 (20th March): An experienced RTC adviser will guide you through a Business Model Canvas, a visual strategic management tool that will help you to map, discuss, design and invent new business models by defining your business activities on one page. On completion, your bespoke canvas will identify opportunities for growth and help you to respond to changing market conditions.

Day 2 (21st March): Using the information collected during day one, we will work with you to either:

  • Investigate your “value proposition” further in order to understand your customers’ needs and design the products and services they want or;
  • Investigate - through a factory simulation workshop - how you can apply continuous improvement methodologies to gain measurable performance improvement

Delegates can also benefit from a 1:1 surgery with an experienced RTC adviser focusing on: Access to Finance, Intellectual Property, Business Strategy, Internationalisation, Product to Market Alignment, Supply Chain Efficiency, Marketing & Sales or Organisational Development

MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/growing-your-business-in-2017-strategic-planning-workshop-yorkshire-tickets-32217447252


Process

  1. Expression of interest via Eventbrite
  2. Eligibility check by RTC
  3. In advance of attending workshops – organisations are invited to complete a mandatory online questionnaire lasting approx. 15 mins, which will need to be completed by approx. 3 people per organisation, the results of which feed directly into Day 1 of the workshop
  4. On completion of the online questionnaire, organisations will be able to discuss the results in a follow up telephone call with an RTC adviser. This will allow you to make the most of your workshop experience
  5. Attend workshops and develop tailored action plan for growth


A full agenda for both days will be provided on sign up, free parking is available onsite and refreshments/lunch will be provided throughout the two days.

We can accommodate for a max of 2 people per company on this open schedule workshop, if you think your organisation would benefit from a bespoke session please contact the team separately.

This workshop is delivered by RTC North as part of the government backed Innovate2succeed programme which is jointly funded by Innovate UK and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). 

The Innovate2suceed programme, is fully-funded for SMEs with 250 or fewer staff and turnovers below £40 million, provides up to seven days of practical support.

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