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Harnessing the power of a team through identifying and combining individual strengths is a key component in successful leadership. Designed for current leaders and aspiring leaders alike, this workshop series offers a unique opportunity to discover the tools you will need to positively lead others and help create a productive and effective work environment.

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If you work for a small-to-medium-sized enterprise (SME) based in Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire, you could benefit from this brand-new, fully funded leadership and management programme.

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If your business is part of the local high street and you’d like inspiration on how to attract more customers, this is the masterclass for you. Discover insights from the most up-to-date research and ask our expert your retail-related questions.

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This webinar will be examining the impacts of both the pandemic and Brexit on the tourism sector.

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Kick-off 2022 by taking advantage of this unique webinar to hear how Help to Grow: Management works here in the East Midlands.

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Our workshop is specifically tailored to organisations supplying the aerospace, automobile and rail sectors and addresses the unique challenges which may arise.

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Professor Manning's lecture will look at the evolution of modern vehicles and how the innovation and research community has responded to various imperatives to improve performance.

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National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) will run from the 7 to the 13 February 2022. The week is a great opportunity to highlight the fantastic benefits that an apprenticeship brings to employers, individuals and the economy. Join us for a range of informative webinars.

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This two-hour, face-to-face event will help employers to understand the benefits of apprenticeships and provide information on providers and funding to help you get started. 

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The major event during National Apprenticeship Week 2022, the event aims to showcase the apprenticeship opportunities across our region. Many well-known employers will be talking about the apprenticeships on offer at their company, and existing apprentices will be sharing their experiences too.

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Planning for Growth in 2022: Business Support Services

If you have big ambitions for your business in 2022 then this is the event for you. Discover the support available to help make your goals a reality and expand your network through meeting like-minded business leaders.

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Subject specific events for students

These activities in Accounting, Business, Events, Economics, Hospitality, Marketing, and Tourism will open your students' eyes to how they can 'Make it Real' - from taster sessions in first-class facilities, to working on projects applying their knowledge to real-world challenges.

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