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Workshops & Seminars

27August

Social Media Advanced Marketing

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 This course takes the experienced social media user to the next levelThis course takes the experienced social media user to the next level. From examining a wider range of social media channels, assessing social media management tools through to monitoring your competitors. You’ll also find about the metrics you should be watching and get top tips on the rules you shouldn’t break.

28August

Health and Safety: A Basic Guide

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 Aim: This is a basic level course to increase participants’ awareness and understanding of their statutory requirements in relation to occupational health and safety.

29August

WordPress for Beginners

Location: Dunfermline When: 09:30 to 12:30 Introduction to WordPress, creating a site using a standard WordPress theme. This course will cover the basics of creating a simple WordPress site including a blog, additional pages and navigation. We will also look at the minimum security requirements to keep your site safe.Requirements:This course assumes that you already have a WordPress website, it does NOT cover installation as there are too many variables. Most hosting companies offer a simple, one-click WordPress installation.

02September

Bookkeeping

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 This workshop will explain:    what financial records are needed    the broad principles and procedures of accounting systems    how to choose accounting systems – both manual and computerised    which financial statements and statutory returns are relevant to your business    different accounting periods and financial years    how to use financial records for monitoring the financial state of your business    cash flow forecasting, profit and loss statements as well as what they should contain

02September

Start Up - Business Planning, Finance, Marketing Workshop

Location: Glenrothes When: 18:00 to 21:00 This workshop covers the business planning process including how to prepare your business plan, produce a cashflow forecast and find out what sources of finance are available. You will also find out about marketing, how to identify your target customers, the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors and how to carry out basic market research. You can book this event Online or call 01592 858333 to reserve your place

03September

Managing Your Online Reputation

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 We all likely know just how powerful word-of-mouth marketing can be. When done right It has the power to transform our business by turning our customers into an un paid sales force, who will gladly share their experience of dealing with our organisation to anyone who will listen, influencing the purchasing behaviour of many other people. However, when done badly or ignored altogether, it can have potentially deadly consequences.

03September

An Introduction to Running Your New Business

Location: Glenrothes When: 14:00 to 15:00 An informal session where you can find out more about starting up in self employment.  What you need to know, who can help and what services can you access.  In 1 hour you can find the answers to these questions and meet others who are in the same situation.    

05September

Get Real Results From Your Website

Location: Dunfermline When: 09:30 to 12:30 This workshop will:explain what makes a good websiteenable constructive criticism of your current websitehelp you set measurable and achievable goals for your siteassist you in preparing a detailed plan for a new or revised websiteprepare you to work with suppliers to create an effective siteBy the end of the workshop you will have the knowledge necessary to improve your site and increase visitor numbers.

09September

Marketing Your Business

Location: Dunfermline When: 09:30 to 12:30 By the end of this workshop you should have a realistic marketing plan designed to increase your sales.This workshop you will:

10September

Business Expenses and Capital Allowances

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 Find out what allowable business expenses are and how to work out your tax allowances. How to recognise the most common types of allowable business expenses, the different ways to work out your motoring expenses and the capital allowances for cars, other vehicles and equipment.