Exploring Enterprise training ready to go.

At long last we’re delighted our Exploring Enterprise training will be taking place “face to face” next week 14th – 18th September.

 

Are you thinking of starting your own business?

Are you job searching?

Are you unemployed or working /in training less than 20 hours per week?

 

Exploring Enterprise is a free business programme to help participants gain employment or explore a business idea.  It offers one to one mentoring and group training at a pace that meets your needs.   Subjects covered include marketing, how to promote your business via social media, finance, tax, making yourself more employable including CV writing, application completion and interview skills.

 

Our training room has been set up to allow for social distancing and course participants limited to only 8.  Our building is quiet with limited staff and everything is being carried out to be as safe as possible.

 

We cant wait and we are already recruiting for the next programme so get your name down fast with Joan 02844616416  joan@downbc.co.uk

Free Business Training

Unsure about your future? Time for a change?

If you are unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week, Down Business Centre are offering a free business programme to help you either gain employment or explore a business idea.

The Exploring Enterprise programme gives you one to one mentoring and group training at a pace that meets your needs. Areas covered include marketing, how to promote a business via social media, finance, tax, making yourself more employable including CV writing, application completion and interview skills.

The course kicks off in September at our offices in Downpatrick but there will be another two course in the Autumn/New Year.  All delivery will adhere to the guideline in place at that time by the Public Health Authority.

Our previous courses have been heavily subscribed so it is advised if you want a place to make contact asap especially since social distancing will be mandatory and space is limited.

For more information contact Joan at Down Business Centre (joan@downbc.co.uk or phone 028 4461 6416).

This project is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund 2014-2020 Investment for Jobs and Growth Programme”

Email Marketing for Autumn; Tools, Campaigns and Tips

This workshop will be delivered virtually through Go To Webinar. You will get the joining link via email one week before the event.

This workshop is organised and run as part of the Digital Growth Programme – a programme delivered by Alchemy Digital Training on behalf of Newry, Mourne & Down District Council / Ards & North Down Borough Council.

This workshop is delivered by Emma Gribben from Alchemy Digital Training and is an international digital marketing trainer, mentor and consultant working directly with clients around the globe on digital marketing projects. Emma delivers digital marketing training for Google Digital Academy throughout Europe, is a trainer for the Google Digital Garage in the UK and a Live Class Expert Speaker for Google Squared.

This workshop is organised and run as part of the Digital Growth Programme – a programme delivered by Alchemy Digital Training on behalf of Newry, Mourne & Down District Council / Ards & North Down Borough Council.

This project is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.

Date: 17.09.2020  | Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Instagram for Business

This workshop will be delivered virtually through Go To Webinar. You will get the joining link via email one week before the event.

A lot of the growth on Instagram has been driven by Instagram stories and the new shopping feature within the app. Instagram users are now consuming longer-form content via IGTV, a new way to create engaging content for fans. Businesses need to recognise these opportunities and capitalise on this growth. In this workshop, we will explore the main features of Instagram and review some business case studies from companies that have used the platform to their benefit.

This workshop will include:

● Exploring the main features and tools on the platform

● Demonstrating how you can create content for your business on Instagram

● How to use IGTV

● Creating feed posts and stories

● How hashtags work

● Setting up Instagram ads

● Understanding Instagram Influencers and how to leverage these for your business

This workshop is organised and run as part of the Digital Growth Programme – a programme delivered by Alchemy Digital Training on behalf of Newry, Mourne & Down District Council / Ards & North Down Borough Council.

This project is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.

Date: 05.08.2020  | Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Creating AR and VR Experiences in Your Business

This workshop will be delivered virtually through Go To Webinar. You will get the joining link via email one week before the event.

This webinar will include:

  • Definitions – What is VR, What is AR?
  • Examples – Types of real-world content examples that fall under the VR umbrella
  • A focus on 360VR photo & video – the most readily accessible form of VR.
  • Uses – How can the content be used. What businesses can benefit from engaging in VR
  • Process and equipment – Brief overview
  • Q&A’s

This workshop will be delivered by Thomas McVea. Thomas is a specialist 360VR photographer with over 10 years’ experience in creating photorealistic 360° VR content for many industry sectors. He is the Founder & Principal Photographer of the most visited independent travel and tourism portal for Northern Ireland – www.virtualvisittours.com

This workshop is organised and run as part of the Digital Growth Programme – a programme delivered by Alchemy Digital Training on behalf of Newry, Mourne & Down District Council / Ards & North Down Borough Council. You can find out more about the Digital Growth Programme at https://thedigitalgrowthprogramme.com

This project is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.

Date: 07.07.2020  | Time: 10.00am – 12.30pm 

Make Your Website Work Harder For You

This workshop will be delivered virtually through Go To Webinar. You will get the joining link via email one week before the event.
This webinar will include:
  • Website Optimisation Tips,
  •  Tips to Start Selling Online,
  •  User Experience Testing,
  •  Lead Generation
  •  and SEO

This workshop is delivered by Meghan Semple, Head of Digital Marketing at Digital Twenty Four. Meghan has responsibilities in digital account management for online advertising, content creation, social media and email marketing, as well as corporate digital mentoring and training.

This workshop is organised and run as part of the Digital Growth Programme – a programme delivered by Alchemy Digital Training on behalf of Newry, Mourne & Down District Council / Ards & North Down Borough Council.

You must be a participant on the Digital Growth Programme to join this webinar.
You can find out more about the Digital Growth Programme at https://thedigitalgrowthprogramme.comThis project is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.

Date: 22.06.2020  | Time: 10.00am – 12:30pm