Oct
24
Thu
Prepare for Brexit @ Scottish Enterprise
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Scotland’s enterprise, skills and business support agencies are urging all businesses in Scotland to take action to actively prepare for a no-deal Brexit on 31 October 2019.  They have a wide programme of webinars and events which provide broad information on implications and recommended actions, which all businesses should be considering – https://www.prepareforbrexit.scot/

 

This workshop organised by the Fife Chamber of Commerce is specifically aimed at companies which already have a broad understanding of the implications for their businesses, but now need more information, or technical advice, specific to their company, product or service.

 

Attendees will be provided with information and recommended actions across key areas including:

  • customs, tariffs and taxation
  • supply chain, transport and logistics
  • regulations and standards
  • strategic planning.

The workshop will be run by Upper Quartile and staff from the company will be available after 12.30pm for 1:2:1 sessions.

Oct
28
Mon
Fungi Science Workshops @ Rowett Institute
Oct 28 – Oct 31 all-day

The first European fungi science open lab concept, providing hands-on knowledge and support to fungi startups in Scotland and around the world.

 

The workshop will be comprised of two separate modules – one on fungi cultivation (28 & 29 October), the other on fungi biomaterials (28-31 October).

 

Designed for farmers, gardeners, community developers, innovators, designers – anyone interested in developing sustainable solutions and circular economy projects involving soil, food, medicine and biomaterials creation from waste resources.

 

The workshops are being organised by the Green Grow Club, Glimps, The University of Aberdeen’s Rowett Institute, SEFARI, IbioIC and Permafungi.

 

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Oct
29
Tue
Lead with WES- Leadership And Motivating Others – Session 2 of 4 @ Enterprise Hub Fife
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Whether you have a large team or are a sole trader, we’ll look at leadership styles and communication skills to enable you to communicate assertively and with confidence.

12 month programme which involves 4 workshops.

BG Fife is co-ordinating the delivery of Women’s Enterprise Scotland’s Leadership Masterclasses on behalf of Fife Council Economic Development. The Lead With WES programme is designed specifically for Fife women business owners wishing to lead their business through growth to become sustainable. WES will contact you in advance of each event with content relating to the topic.

We will help businesswomen increase their confidence in leadership by enabling them to strategically analyse their business against their vision for the future, develop, implement and evaluate strategies to grow their business using models and tools. We will also help them identify their own leadership style and develop their leadership and management skills to fully embed their learning in their business.

Whether you have a large team or are a sole trader, we’ll look at leadership styles and communication skills to enable you to communicate assertively & with confidence. We’ll work with you to create your own personal development plan to build your confidence in leadership.
• Build on communication and motivation skills to lead a team or work with stakeholders
• Understand how to develop your leadership skills and adapt your leadership style
• Communicate clearly, assertively and with confidence with all levels of your organisation.

Book tickets here.

Oct
30
Wed
Leadership at the Cutting Edge @ Ingenico UK
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Hear Dr Steve Graham, Chief Executive Officer at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons at this masterclass organised by the Fife Chamber of Commerce.

 

Steve leads the team at the Royal College which delivers an extensive programme of clinical and non-clinical education, training, professional development and assessment to its 14,000 members.  Prior to joining the Royal College,  he was responsible for the development and delivery of the business plan for the University of Strathclyde’s £100 million Technology and Innovation Centre and is a former Chief Executive of the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service.

 

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Nov
26
Tue
Finding and Understanding Framework Opportunities @ Carnegie Conference Centre
Nov 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Frameworks are an integral part of public procurement and can be a lucrative source of business, but it’s essential to understand the Agreement.  This workshop explains the types of frameworks available and what you can expect from them.

 

A speaker from Scotland Excel, the Centre of Procurement Expertise for the local government sector, will be in attendance at this event to discuss their framework contracts and how they work with SMEs in Scotland.

 

This event is suitable for SMEs and third sector organisations who have a basic understanding of public sector procurement (ie who have completed Level 1 of the Supplier Development Programme courses or have equivalent experience).

 

Attendance at this event is free for organisations registered with the Supplier Development Programme – join now, registration is free.

 

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Jan
7
Tue
Lead with WES – Managing Change – Session 3 of 4 @ Enterprise Hub Fife
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Drawing on research from the fields of management, neuroscience and psychology, we’ll look at how to manage change effectively.

12 month programme which involves 4 workshops.

BG Fife is co-ordinating the delivery of Women’s Enterprise Scotland’s Leadership Masterclasses on behalf of Fife Council Economic Development. The Lead With WES programme is designed specifically for Fife women business owners wishing to lead their business through growth to become sustainable. WES will contact you in advance of each event with content relating to the topic.

We will help businesswomen increase their confidence in leadership by enabling them to strategically analyse their business against their vision for the future, develop, implement and evaluate strategies to grow their business using models and tools. We will also help them identify their own leadership style and develop their leadership and management skills to fully embed their learning in their business.We are looking to work with female business owners who wish to build confidence and business capability.

Drawing on research from the fields of management, neuroscience and psychology, we’ll look at how to manage change effectively.
• How organisational culture impacts change
• Tools and models to manage change effectively
• Communicating and motivating for change

Please use the multi-storey (top floor) car park

Book your place here.

Jan
21
Tue
Improving Your Bid Score @ Flexspace Kirkcaldy
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Getting the highest possible score in your bid is essential to winning a contract, but it can be difficult to know what exactly the buyer is looking for.  This workshop will provide an insight into buyers’ needs and expectations and ensure that you’re winning points.

 

This event is suitable for SMEs and third sector organisations who have a basic understanding of public sector procurement (ie who have completed Level 1 of the Supplier Development Programme courses or have equivalent experience).

 

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It’s free to attend if you’ve registered with the Supplier Development Programme – join now, it’s free!

Mar
3
Tue
Lead with WES – Leading For Success – Session 4 of 4 @ Enterprise Hub Fife
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

We’ll help you put all of the knowledge and skills from earlier sessions together to develop your own action plan for growth.

12 month programme which involves 4 workshops.

BG Fife is co-ordinating the delivery of Women’s Enterprise Scotland’s Leadership Masterclasses on behalf of Fife Council Economic Development. The Lead With WES programme is designed specifically for Fife women business owners wishing to lead their business through growth to become sustainable. WES will contact you in advance of each event with content relating to the topic.

We will help businesswomen increase their confidence in leadership by enabling them to strategically analyse their business against their vision for the future, develop, implement and evaluate strategies to grow their business using models and tools. We will also help them identify their own leadership style and develop their leadership and management skills to fully embed their learning in their business. We are looking to work with female business owners who wish to build confidence and business capability.

We’ll help you put all of the knowledge and skills from earlier sessions together to develop your own action plan for growth.
• Develop an action plan for growth
• Implement your plan within your business
• Evaluating performance and sustaining growth

Please use the multi-storey (top floor) car park

Book you place here.

Mar
4
Wed
Understanding Community Benefits and Sustainability @ Enterprise Hub Fife
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Sustainable procurement is a vital element of public sector procurement.  As well as environmental issues it also includes social issues such as equality and diversity, and fair and ethical trading, plus economic issues including opportunities for SMEs and the third sector.

 

This event is suitable for SMEs and third sector organisations who have a basic understanding of public sector procurement (ie who have completed Level 1 of the Supplier Development Programme courses or have equivalent experience).

 

Attendance at this event is free for organisations registered with the Supplier Development Programme – join now, registration is free.

 

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