Online for Business ~ Summer Term 2013

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To understand the purpose and function of websites and identify which are relevant to your business as well as being able to make an informed decision about whether to manage your website yourself of have someone else do it for you.  What is Social Media and is it worth your investment?

Tutor: Alan Carter-Davies
Venue: Strelley Hall, Main St, Strelley, Nottingham NG8 6PE
Date: 13th June – 27th June 2013
Time
: 9.30am -1pm
Duration: 3 Sessions
Fee
: £36.75 (£31.65 Concessions) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income

Topics to be covered
Purpose and functions of websites
Useful features of websites and their relevance to your business
DIY or FSB? (Do It Yourself or Find Someone Better?)
Useful plug-ins

Learning outcomes
As a result of attending this course it may be possible for you to:

  • Explore different styles of website
  • Explain how your website meets your customers’ needs
  • Decide on a future strategy for your business web presence
  • Explore social media and explain how it would work for your business

Teaching methods, learning activities
Experiential exercises, group discussions, case studies and self-study assignments.

Assessment methods
Through quizzes, discussions and a variety of set assignments, the tutor will ensure that learners are making progress.

Previous learning required
Recent experience of establishing or running a new / start up business is assumed.

Essential materials or equipment
Learners will need access to a computer and the internet outside the course activities.

Where the course may lead
Each module is designed to build on existing knowledge and may lead to attendance at other module courses or a longer more specific and detailed course.

The tutor can provide you with information about what you can do next with the WEA and other local providers. A Giving Information and Advice county leaflet is available with useful local information. What Next? leaflets are available from your tutor or programme organiser to help you with your choices. If you would like to discuss what options are available or how to obtain guidance, please contact your programme organiser.

Booklist/Additional Reading
www.nngroup.com

Financial help
If you need help with paying for fees or childcare, you may be entitled to financial support. Ask your tutor or programme organiser for more information. We will treat all requests confidentially and with respect in accordance with our Learner Support Policy (see Services for Learners leaflet).

Help with learning
If you have a disability or learning difficulty, let us know as early as possible so that we can make arrangements to provide you with support. We will treat requests for help confidentially and with respect. Ask your tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about learning support (see Services for Learners leaflet).

Help with English, Maths or Study Skills

You are also entitled to extra help and support with English, Maths or Study Skills. Ask your tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about help with English, Maths or Study Skills.

Sound interesting?

Please contact Caroline on 0115 985 8203 or email
ckeep@wea.org.uk

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