Discover new e-learning to boost your digital skills.
Earlier this year, we extended our business.connected programme,in partnership with Enterprise Nation, for a further three years. Our aim is to help 800,000 small businesses upskill digitally and take their operations to the next level through our free workshops, tools and training.
We’re now pleased to announce that business.connected has just launched 30 new and completely free e-earning modules.Covering a huge range of subjects such as collaboration, e-commerce, cyber security, connectivity, customer relationship management, marketing, digital finances and productivity, these bitesize e-learning modules are a great way for small businesses to boost their digital skills.
Business.connected is supported by additional partners Samsung Electronics UK, Sage (UK) and Zym, and the new e-learning is designed to benefit both those just starting on their business journey, as well as those building on existing experience. These new modules see our core topics expand to cover even more knowledge areas. These include:
Collaboration: How you can use communication and planning tools to provide the foundations for the future of your business, including how you can use Microsoft 365 products.
E-commerce: The course covers how you can use digital support platforms to help develop your website and e-commerce store.
Managing digital security: Raising awareness of the risks that exist online, and how to ensure you and your customers stay safe.
Optimising connectivity: Helping small business owners to choose the right connectivity options to suit flexible working or changes in working environment.
Customer relationship management (CRM): How to use CRM software to help with finding new customers and engaging your audience. Delivered by Zym, these videos will help better your sales and marketing.
Digital marketing: Providing the knowledge and skills to put your business in front of new audiences online.
Finance: Discover how to make your business finances digital. Delivered by Sage, these videos will help to increase confidence with payroll and managing your people.
Productivity: How to manage your time effectively and the power of prioritising.
Small businesses can also improve their knowledge with our range of free webinars and workshops, which cover practical tips on the core topics of the programme.
You can view our current line-up of workshops on our sign-up page.
New events are added on a weekly basis, so keep checking back to see what else we have available for you to join.
Learn more about business.connected and what it can offer you and your small business here.
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