Scottish Business Week
Business Gateway, in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, South of Scotland Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Skills Development Scotland, is hosting Scottish Business Week this week!
The event will run from the 18 to 22 October. The event will run from the 18 to 22 October. The week was kicked off with an introduction from keynote speaker Steven Heddle, Environment & Economy Spokesperson at COSLA. Throughout the week there will be keynote speakers, panel webinars, webinars, masterclasses and learning zones, where businesses will have the chance to put questions to experts.
Monday 18 October
- Explore various ways you can plan your strategy for growth. Find out what business support is available across Scotland, get key guidance on how to make the most of digital and, if your getting started, join the start-up learning zone for top tips on writing a business plan.
Tuesday 19 October
- Thinking about starting a business? This programme covers all you need to know, including guidance on finding early-stage investment, how to research your market, and a discussion on what make a successful business
Wednesday 20 October
- This programme covers everything from insights into the importance of digital skills and digital transformation to advice on how to sell your products globally with Shopify, increase your cyber security, and make the most of Facebook for business.
Thursday 21 October
- Includes a discussion on how Scotland can encourage more diversity in entrepreneurs, the opportunities, and challenges for women in business, and a Q&A on fair work. Plus, the opportunity to upskill in digital.
Friday 22 October
- This programme offers valuable support and guidance on how your can start up and run a more sustainable business. Find out why it’s important and actions you can take now to make a different now and in the future.
Supplier Development Programme
Monday 19 October
- 1.2 Using Public Contract Scotland (PCS) – How to Find and Bid for Opportunities - Join this webinar to learn everything you need to know about Public Contracts Scotland, the national public sector tender portal for Scotland.
- Working with the Public Sector – All You Need to Know - New to bidding, tendering and procurement? Join this introductory course to gain a comprehensive overview of the public sector marketplace in Scotland and beyond.
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