As you start your journey to business success on the MentorsWork programme, you will have unlimited access to a range of over 50x masterclasses and workshops, each focused on a unique and critical driver of business productivity.
Each masterclass and workshop session is filtered under four thematic business pillars: People, Finance & Growth, Digital & Automation, and Business Processes.
Please scroll down to view upcoming masterclasses and workshops, but remember to check back regularly as these are continuously updated.
Masterclasses are 1 hour in duration and delivered by thought-leaders within their field. Participants will be taken through industry best-practice case studies to help tackle the ongoing challenges faced by SMEs. The masterclasses are practical in nature with opportunities for Q&A at the end.
Innovation: The Art of the Possible for Business
This Masterclass explores innovation and creativity. It shines a light on the barriers to creativity and how to overcome them, creating a culture where bright ideas flourish. You'll learn how to promote innovation and innovative processes throughout your company, how to develop and gather ideas to make strategic long-term plans that foster growth using creative and innovative thinking skills.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Managing Time for Better Productivity
This Masterclass will focus on providing business owners with practical advice to better manage their time and that of their teams. We will explore what time management is about, the importance of prioritising tasks, avoiding distractions and how to focus on creating new habits that guide delegating more effectively. The goal is to enable optimum productivity and improve your overall effectiveness.
Thu, 16 Dec, 2021 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Responding to Business Risks in Times of Uncertainty
Understand how to identify the tangible risks in your business, and how to assess, and respond to those risks in the current climate (including Covid-19 and Brexit). This interactive, concept-driven masterclass will enable you to evaluate the impact of external and internal risk to your business and provide practical tips and recommendations on how to mitigate risk.
Mon, 13 Dec, 2021 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Workshops are 2 hours in duration each and limited to 15 participants. A subject-matter expert will lead a highly interactive session, including breakouts and peer-to-peer shared learning. You will discuss challenges currently faced by SMEs and discover relevant, practical tools and techniques you can immediately apply within your business.
Lift and Inspire – the Path to SME Leadership Success
Highly interactive practical session to optimise your leadership as an SME owner/manager. Gain insights into how to lead yourself, become self-aware and understand the impact you have on others. Then expand these skills to drive, motivate, and empower your teams to deliver on business goals. Learn to apply tools and techniques to retain staff, influence stakeholders and build stronger relationships.
Thu, 9 Dec, 2021 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Finance & Growth
Accelerate Your Growth – Develop Your Export Potential
Grow your business in 2021 and beyond by finding out how to develop the export potential of your business. We will help you explore the option of growing your business through exporting whether you are currently exporting or not. Learn where to begin and how to strategically develop an export plan and find out what supports are available.
Thu, 9 Dec, 2021 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Digitalisation & Automation
Automation Tools That Will Save Your Business 8 hours Per Week
Would you like to save your business time from mundane daily tasks and processes? This interactive, hands-on workshop will help business owners identify and automate repetitive and time consuming tasks, with practical and affordable automation tools they can implement in their business today to become more efficient, create a better customer experience, save time and improve business operations.
Wed, 15 Dec, 2021 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lean for SMEs: Remove Waste and Improve Your Business
In this interactive session, understand how to implement the four Cornerstones of Lean to streamline your existing business processes and improve efficiencies to support your company goals.
Understand how to map workflows, remove process waste/inefficiencies and create value-added workstreams in an SME context. Learn how Lean can improve and futureproof your business processes.
Tue, 14 Dec, 2021 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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