Digital Business Short Courses

Courses and Start Dates Each course lasts two weeks. The booking deadline for each course is ten days before its start date. Making your Supply Chain Digital (starts 15 February 2021) Making your Customer Interactions Digital (starts 8 March 2021) Implementing Digital Solutions (starts 29 March 2021) Understanding the Cybersecurity Threat (starts 19 April 2021) […]

Explore GB 2021

The five day event will feature pre-scheduled 1-2-1 virtual appointments, virtual exhibition ‘booths’, online seminars, workshops and networking events, enabling Scottish tourism businesses to connect with international buyers to do business and boost bookings. The first day of ExploreGB will also feature an online VisitBritain International Business Exchange (VIBE), which will allow UK suppliers to […]

Restructuring your business for 2021

In this webinar we will help you stand back and have a good look at where your business is today, the implications of COVID-19 and lockdown and how you can restructure it. This webinar will cover: Finance - How to manage and restructure your cashflow (in the short-term) and planning your business finances for an […]

Caring for Community Archives – Cataloguing Photographs

Cataloguing Photographic Collections with Katy Kavanagh, Archivist Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire Archives The focus today is to consider the requirements of cataloguing photographic material. This will be achieved by using examples from a collection currently being catalogued at Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives, The Harbour Board Collection which consists of photographic material dating from the […]

Email Marketing for Business

A webinar for people currently using email marketing and who want to improve their understanding of how to boost engagement, conversion and sales. By the end of this webinar, you will be able to understand how to: Target the right audiences Create a quality marketing email and how to measure its effectiveness. Learn how to […]

Amazon’s Culture of Innovation

This is a rare opportunity to hear from Amazon Web Services (AWS) about their approach to innovation and how that can help your own business. You will see how AWS are organized around four interdependent elements: Culture, Mechanisms, Architecture, and Organization. They will share their Leadership Principles, ‘Working Backwards’ approach and ‘2-Pizza Teams’ methodology.

Sales – How to find them, make them and keep them

Sales are the lifeblood of every business. This webinar focuses on a pragmatic approach to sales strategy and delivery and is designed to fit with the needs of small businesses in both B2C and B2B environments. We will cover: Why a clear understanding of what an ideal customer looks like and a good understanding of […]

Norwegian Offshore Trade Development 2021

This webinar will focus on Norwegian Offshore Covid-19 resilience and trade opportunities for 2021. You will also hear an example of a Scottish company making headway in Norway.

Creating clarity at a time of uncertainty

Join us for this Interactive Session with the Service Design Academy Why not use design to set goals and rebuild your business? The idea of change and uncertainty being constant is everywhere. The sands have been relentlessly shifting and as business owners you have had to remain resilient, change up your offering and deliver differently […]

Alternative Finance Options for Survival or Growth

Whether you are still seeking cash flow for survival purposes, or finance options to support your growth ambitions, come and learn about options that may be able to help you. Duncan Wood of Breadalbane Finance helps businesses to source alternative finance options for growth, and more recently, for cash flow survival. Duncan will be joining […]

Writing a business plan – Why it’s essential for ALL businesses

Just starting up or looking to update your business plan to get funding or take forward developments? Then this session is for you. We will walk you through what should be included within a business plan, how a business plan is used to improve your prospects for a loan or a grant and how you […]

Employment Law webinar: Are you ready for IR35?

After a last minute delay due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the new IR35 rules will come in to force on 6 April 2021. Under these new rules, your business may have a responsibility to assess whether the contractors you engage are impacted by the IR35 off-payroll working rules. It will be vital that relationships are […]

MacRoberts Employment Law Update: What to expect in 2021

The last year has been a challenge for many employers, coping with the effects of the COVID pandemic on employees and in the workplace. Join us for our latest webinar during which we take stock of recent developments and cover some of the things employers need to know to help with the practicalities of people […]

CEED – Masterclass on Digital Commerce

We are delighted to host a new Masterclass in partnership with SCDI/Scottish Enterprise. With the increasingly digital landscape of e-commerce and digital marketing CeeD's new series of events will aim to help highlight some of the challenges and solutions. The average human now spends over 100 days per year with their attention focused on the internet!  We […]

Business Survival – Advice, tips and actions you can take right now

Many businesses are struggling right now because of COVID-19 and Brexit. This webinar aims to help you plan and navigate a route forward. At the end of this session you will be able to: Understand the principles and make use of the Business Model Canvas - a strategic management tool that lets you visualize and […]

Regional Business Events Conference 2021: The Path Forward

It’s time for the business events sector to spearhead a broad-based recovery. This conference will bring together event professionals who will outline the path forward as business events transform into a medium-term virtual world. The pandemic has forced a move away from face to face meetings and conferences as they moved online or were postponed. […]

A Guide to Starting a Business

Join us for our A Guide to Starting a Business workshop where, in one day, you’ll go on a whistle-stop tour learning the basic skills needed to start your own business. We’ll be covering, Business Planning, Finance, Marketing, and the Business Model Canvas to make sure you’re equipped with all the business essentials. You’ll have […]

Bookkeeping & finance: The essentials for business

This webinar is for those who are entering business for the first time or require an understanding of what is involved in financially managing a business, including developing basic bookkeeping and creating a profit and loss account. You will also get an understanding of what expenses the business can claim and then how to fund […]

Tay Cities Food & Drink Expo 2021

We are delighted to announce this year's Tay Cities Food & Drink Expo is taking place on the 15th & 16th March. This is a virtual event which will be held on Zoom. This B2B event is a fantastic opportunity to introduce farmers, producers & manufacturers from Angus, Fife, Dundee & Perthshire to restaurants, chefs, […]