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The Digital Skills Programme - Innovation and Cyber Security

The Digital Skills Programme is part of a Europe-wide initiative led by technology giant ‘Facebook,’ to help develop the confidence and skills for employment in the digital economy. This session will help you to understand the dangers of the web and provide core methods to protect yourself, plus the industry lead process of Design Thinking and applying this practically.

Date: 29th August 2019
Format: Workshops
Location: BWorks, Manchester
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm


Social Media- You’ve got a Social Media account… what next?

The purpose of this Workshop is not to persuade you to use social media, or use more of it - the aim is to provide you with the information and latest evidence to allow you to decide whether social media is right for your business, and if so which platforms are best suited for your customers.

Date: 18th September 2019
Format: Workshops
Location: Media City
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm


Turning great ideas into reality – How Intellectual Property can enhance your opportunities

Have you got a great idea for a new product or service? Want to turn your great idea into reality? Read on... this Workshop is made for you

Date: 4th December 2019
Format: Workshops
Location: Central Manchester
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

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