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This free event is aimed at social enterprises, to engage them with the sustainable development goals (SDGs), the targets identified by the United Nations to achieve global peace and prosperity.

Upcoming events

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Taking time to review and monitor the performance of your business is crucial in understanding how to maximise its potential. This session will offer the tools and techniques you need to establish effective processes and systems for evaluating your business.

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Our Annual Progression to Higher Education Conference will be hosted digitally this year. The conference is suitable for school and college teaching staff, careers advisors, guidance staff and anyone with an interest in the progression of students.

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The University of Derby is hosting Derby Small Business Conference 2021 as an initiative to observe United Nation’s Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Day. 

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open day

Join us at our Undergraduate Open Day Live on Saturday 3 July. There will be lots of exciting activities, live entertainment and much more. We’ll be limiting numbers though, so make sure you book your place today.

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Learn the stages of a proven new product development process that will help manage risk and drastically improve the probability of success in the marketplace

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If you would like how to attract more customers to your businesses without spending huge amounts in advertising, then this is the workshop for you. Whether you are completely new to LinkedIn or have some knowledge of the platform but would like to maximise its capacity, join us to discover how to create more connections and raise the profile of your business.

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Creating content for your marketing doesn’t have to be difficult. Discover the simple tools and techniques to create copy that will resonate with your target market, whilst increasing engagement and generating new leads.

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Join the first of our brand-new Operations and Supply Chain Sustainability Network workshops, hosted by the Centre of Supply Chain Improvement. 

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De-carbonising beer, this online event will look at moving towards more ethical and sustainable business practices. 

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Socially inclusive art and design innovation is needed now more than ever to support and regenerate civic life. The launch of this symposium in July 2021 marks “a year since UK higher education was faced with an abrupt shift to response mode in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

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During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner with the University of Derby Online Learning.

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Big data can help organisations to detect buying habits, customer trends and spot patterns so that you can optimise your marketing activity and attract new clients. Learn the practical tools and techniques that can be applied to make an impact within your business.

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Whether you’re completely new to online marketing or would like to learn the tools and techniques professional marketers use to gain maximum exposure for their business, this workshop is for you.

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If you would like to know more about the finances of your organisation, and how financial data can be used to improve business performance then this workshop is for you.

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Do you want to develop products or services that will give your organisation maximum return on investment? Join this workshop to learn the tools and techniques that will ensure optimal profits for your new initiatives.

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The International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2021) will include keynote presentations by internationally renowned researchers and industrialists, as well as papers from academia and industry, exploring all core areas of advanced and digital manufacturing engineering.

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public lecture

Professor Flora Huang will discuss the profound implications of Stock Connect to local and global financial markets and the legal impediments to its implementation.

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public lecture

Professor Kate Moss will discuss her research on the hidden crisis of women’s homelessness and one of the major precipitators, domestic abuse.