Better your skills as an SME
Hear from Business Development Manager at Harper Adams University, Clare Keegan, as she shares her expertise and knowledge of developing the right skill-set to work effectively as part of an SME.
Colin Thaw, SBC Training’s Managing Director will also offer his insight into the skills gap in the Midlands region, as well as the necessary steps needed to tackle this gap.
This is a free breakfast event, and attendees will have the opportunity to not only meet with Clare and Colin, but they will also meet with other SMEs from the region.
8.00 – Registration and networking opportunity
8:30 – Welcome from Agri-EPI Centre
8:45 – Skills gaps in the region. What do SMEs need? What is on offer?
9:00 – The new world – Digital Apprenticeship funding – have you reserved?
Clare Keegan explains what is available, and answers the questions: how do you do it? And what exactly are you committing to?
9:15 – Apprenticeship skills, what level and specialism do you need?
Clare Keegan explains how apprenticeships work in small businesses. She will answer funding questions and will help identify solutions to skills shortages.
9:45 – “A day in the life” of apprentices in SMEs.
Q&A session with Harper Adams University apprentices
10:30 – Refreshments and networking, and tour of Harper Adams University (optional)
To book your place, visit: www.eventbrite.co.uk/agri-epicentre