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Exciting line up of masterclasses from the Digital Skills Academy this autumn

Transform your business this autumn by developing your digital skills. Starting in September, we have created a new schedule of masterclasses that take a deep dive into the most important digital topics that impact business growth.

Each masterclass is delivered in three, interactive and thought-provoking sessions and they are run by tutors who have real practical experience and expertise in their topics.

A thorough and detailed insight into digital technology

Our masterclasses are made up from smaller groups than you would expect to find on our webinars. This means the tutors can offer you some individual insight and advice that is specific your business.

How to sell your products through online sales platforms

Starting 5th October

If you want to start selling products online, or already have an e-commerce website and want to do more, this workshop will provide you with the tools and understanding you need to take your online sales to the next level. The workshop is run by James Pennington, a specialist in helping businesses grow through technology.

Dates for each of the three parts of the masterclass:

  • Workshop 1: Tuesday 5th October 2021 – 1–3pm
  • Workshop 2: Tuesday 12th October 2021 – 1–3pm
  • Workshop 3: Tuesday 19th October 2021 – 1-3pm

To book your place and hear James tell you more about this masterclass click here.

Developing a cyber secure business

Starting 9 November

This masterclass will teach you how to review and strengthen your cyber security measures through the application of a series of simple tools and techniques produced by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). You will learn how to discover how resilient you are to Cyber Attacks, how to practice responses in a safe environment and how to create a clear and actionable plan to strengthen your organisation.

Dates for each of the three parts of the masterclass:

  • Workshop 1: Tuesday 9th November 2021 – 1–3pm
  • Workshop 2: Tuesday 16th November 2021 – 1–3pm
  • Workshop 3: Tuesday 23rd November 2021 – 1–3pm

To book your place and find out more details on this masterclass, click here:

Increase your sales through a powerful digital marketing strategy

Starting 18 November

Digital marketing specialist, Emily Whitehead will provide you with the tools and understanding required to take your digital marketing to the next level, driving more new and repeat sales. By the end of the three sessions, you will have developed a digital marketing strategy with a clear and deliverable implementation plan.

Dates for each of these three parts of the masterclass:

  • Workshop 1: Thursday 18th November 2021 – 1-3pm
  • Workshop 2: Thursday 25th November 2021 – 1-3pm
  • Workshop 3: Thursday 2nd December 2021 – 1-3pm

Click here to book your place and watch a video where you can meet Emily and get a clearer idea of what this masterclass can offer.

Moving your business to the cloud for better efficiency

Starting 7 December

Moving your business processes to the cloud is easier than you think. It’s also likely to reduce your costs and calls to your IT supplier as well as making your operations simpler and more efficient.

This Masterclass will introduce you to simple ‘swipe and deploy’  tools and will show you how to develop a cloud-based strategy.

The masterclass is run by Leon McQuade, an expert in helping businesses adopt and implement digital technology. His business, Think Cloud, has helped hundreds of small businesses embrace cloud-based technologies.

Dates for each of these three parts of the masterclass:

  • Workshop 1: Tuesday 7th December 2021 – 1–3pm
  • Workshop 2: Tuesday 14th December 2021 – 1-3pm
  • Workshop 3: Tuesday 21st December 2021 – 1–3pm

To book your place and find out more details on this masterclass, click here.

Click here to read the Digital Skills Academy section on our website.

We’ve also planned taster webinars for many of these topics so that you can find out more and meet the trainer before committing to a Masterclass series.

Find out more under Forthcoming events on our website.

Forthcoming events – Digital Tech Cumbria

Virtual Digital Technology Showcase Cumbria - Click here to join us on Thursday 7th October

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