training

We have a range of WEBINARS and VIRTUAL one-to-one sessions to cater for your individual needs.

 

Virtual One-to-one Advice Sessions

Whether you are starting a new business or have been running your company for 20 years, our experienced business advisers are available to discuss any business-related issue with you in a confidential meeting.

Simply book an advice session and we will be pleased to help, whether it is human resources, marketing, finance or other challenge you are facing. If we are unable to provide the answer in the meeting, we have specialist advisers available to help.

Workshops

Please note that all our face-to-face workshops are on hold due to COVID-19. Please scroll down this page to view our webinar programme.

We have a wide range of half-day and one-day workshops, which will give you a whole host of tools with which to start or progress your business.

Our trainers are all experts in their fields and workshops are hands-on, so you will leave each workshop with a plan in place of how to make progress. If you are based in Bath and North East Somerset area you might be entitled to funded support.

Find below a list of workshops we currently run. We regularly add new workshops onto the programme so why not sign up for our newsletter or follow us on social media to keep up to date on what’s new on offer.

 1 .5 Hour WEBINAR

Facebook for Beginners – a webinar for small businesses

8th of July 2pm-3.30pm

This course is aimed at those who have already set up a Facebook business page and would like to know how to best use it to reach their potential customers.

We will cover:

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Moving between personal and business accounts

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Navigation around a business page and which feature to utilise

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Types of posts

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Content ideas

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Getting your posts seen

1.5 HOUR WEBINAR

How to Make a Website Great

9th July 11am – 12.30pm

Your website is one of your keyways to reach out to existing clients and new prospects. Although most websites look good they often fail to deliver meaningful business results.

This webinar will help you to:

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Understand how people “read” web pages

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Understand how people are actually using your website

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Show you examples of good and bad web design

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Show you how to make sure your website provides everything your customers require to make a decision as to whether to engage with you and/or buy from you

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Give you simple tools that you can use to measure the effectiveness of your website

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Understand how to turn visitors into customers

1.5 HOUR WEBINAR

How to Make a Website Great

9th July 11am – 12.30pm

Your website is one of your keyways to reach out to existing clients and new prospects. Although most websites look good they often fail to deliver meaningful business results.

This webinar will help you to:

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Understand how people “read” web pages

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Understand how people are actually using your website

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Show you examples of good and bad web design

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Show you how to make sure your website provides everything your customers require to make a decision as to whether to engage with you and/or buy from you

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Give you simple tools that you can use to measure the effectiveness of your website

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Understand how to turn visitors into customers

1.5 HOUR Webinar 

LinkedIn Webinar

14th July 2pm – 3.30pm

Many people have set up a LinkedIn profile, have a few connections but then what? This hands-on 1 hour workshop will focus on getting the best out of LinkedIn.

During this webinar we will cover:

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An overview on the benefits and results you can expect

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Building an effective profile page

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Growing and nurturing relationships with your connections, who to connect with and why

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Targeting your audience, market and identifying opportunities

1.5 HOUR Webinar 

LinkedIn Webinar

14th July 2pm – 3.30pm

Many people have set up a LinkedIn profile, have a few connections but then what? This hands-on 1 hour workshop will focus on getting the best out of LinkedIn.

During this webinar we will cover:

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An overview on the benefits and results you can expect

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Building an effective profile page

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Growing and nurturing relationships with your connections, who to connect with and why

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Targeting your audience, market and identifying opportunities

2 HOUR WEBINAR

Starting in Business

 15th July 2pm-4pm

This workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs understand what it means to set up and run a business. Starting with enjoyable and interactive one hour session we will introduce you to the basic concepts of running a business and help you decide whether it is right for you.

After you have attended this event you will:

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Have a better understanding of what starting a business will mean to you.

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Know what you need to do to make it successful.

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Know what you need to do to plan the business.

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Know what you need to do to execute the plan.

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Know what you need to do to plan the business.

2 HOUR WEBINAR

Starting in Business

15th July 2pm-4pm

This workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs understand what it means to set up and run a business. Starting with enjoyable and interactive three hour session we introduce you to the basic concepts of running a business and help you decide whether it is right for you.

After you have attended this event you will:

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Have a better understanding of what starting a business will mean to you.

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Know what you need to do to make it successful.

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Know what you need to do to plan the business.

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Know what you need to do to execute the plan.

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Know what you need to do to plan the business.

2 hour webinar

Business Essentials – Planning a Successful Business

 22nd July 2pm-4pm

Business Essentials webinars are a must for those individuals who are close to, or who have recently started their business. This forms part of our Business Start-up programme and is a follow on from our Starting in Business webinar. 

This event is the first of three webinars designed to provide you with the essential tools and information you need to write a business plan and manage cash flow. 

During this webinar we will cover:

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Developing your business vision

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Planning your business

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Managing cashflow

2 hour webinar

Business Essentials – Planning a Successful Business

 22nd July 2pm-4pm

Business Essentials webinars are a must for those individuals who are close to, or who have recently started their business. This forms part of our Business Start-up programme and is a follow on from our Starting in Business webinar. 

This event is the first of three webinars designed to provide you with the essential tools and information you need to write a business plan and manage cash flow. 

During this webinar we will cover:

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Planning your business

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Developing your business vision

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Managing cashflow

1.5 Hour Webinar

How to Succeed on Instagram – 3 Key Factors for Success

23rd July 11am-12.30pm

Instagram turns a big 10 years in 2020 and it’s safe to say that the social networking app has changed many lives during its existence. The visual-centric platform that began as a photo-posting app has grown into a source of income for creators and a new sales channel for businesses.

There are over 23m Instagram users in the UK alone. It’s become an essential platform for travel, fashion and lifestyle brands and can be great way to tell your brand story.

In this session we will cover:

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How Instagram works and why you should prioritise it for your brand

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Instagram's algorithm

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3 key factors for success

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How you can elevate your brand and reach new clients and customers

1.5 Hour WorKSHop

How to Succeed on Instagram – 3 Key Factors for Success

23rd July 11am-12.30pm

Instagram turns a big 10 years in 2020 and it’s safe to say that the social networking app has changed many lives during its existence. The visual-centric platform that began as a photo-posting app has grown into a source of income for creators and a new sales channel for businesses.

There are over 23m Instagram users in the UK alone. It’s become an essential platform for travel, fashion and lifestyle brands and can be great way to tell your brand story.

In this session we will cover:

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How Instagram works and why you should prioritise it for your brand

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Instagram's algorithm

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3 key factors for success

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How you can elevate your brand and reach new clients and customers

1.5 Hour Webinar

Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation

29th July 11am – 12.30pm

 Despite the increase in the use of social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter more than 80% of people still rely on search engines, such as Google, Bing and Yahoo, to find what they are looking. However, getting your site listed is just the beginning, did you know that only 50% of search users ever go past page 1 of the results and only about 10% look beyond the second page so it’s vital that your website features as highly as possible.

What’s covered:

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What is Search Engine Optimisation [SEO]

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Why search engine optimisation is vital to every business using the internet

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Understanding the needs of your customers through appropriate questioning

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How search engines work

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How people are searching for your business online

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How to optimise your website to push it up in the Search Engine Results

1.5 hour webinar

Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation

 29th July 11am-12.30pm

 Despite the increase in the use of social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter more than 80% of people still rely on search engines, such as Google, Bing and Yahoo, to find what they are looking. However, getting your site listed is just the beginning, did you know that only 50% of search users ever go past page 1 of the results and only about 10% look beyond the second page so it’s vital that your website features as highly as possible.

What’s covered?

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What is Search Engine Optimisation [SEO]

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Why search engine optimisation is vital to every business using the internet

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How search engines work

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How people are searching for your business online

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How to optimise your website to push it up in the Search Engine Results

1.5 HOUR WEBINAR

Understanding Google Analytics

4th August 11am-12.30pm

Wouldn’t it be great if you knew how customers found your site, what they did on your site, and if they did something that you wanted them to do.The ability to get a better understanding of your customers is one of the greatest perks of doing business online. Google Analytics is a great tool that is provided, without charge, by Google and can help you understand precisely how your website is performing.

This webinar will explain:

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How to install Google Analytics on your website

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The meaning of the key data provided by Google Analytics

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How you can use this data to understand customer activities

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How you can use this data to improve the performance of your website

Understanding Google Analytics

 1.5 hour Webinar

4th August 11am-12.30pm

Wouldn’t it be great if you knew how customers found your site, what they did on your site, and if they did something that you wanted them to do.

The ability to get a better understanding of your customers is one of the greatest perks of doing business online. Google Analytics is a great tool that is provided, without charge, by Google and can help you understand precisely how your website is performing.

This webinar will explain:

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How to install Google Analytics on your website

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The meaning of the key data provided by Google Analytics

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How you can use this data to understand customer activities

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How you can use this data to improve the performance of your website

1.5 Hour Webinar

Finance Essentials for Limited Companies

12th August 1.30pm-3pm

If you have started or are looking to set up as a Limited Company, then this webinar is for you. It is designed to provide you with the essential tools and information you need to manage your financial records.

In this session we will cover:

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Understanding key financial terms

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How to keep adequate financial records

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Tax and national insurance requirements and issues to consider

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Action planning and next steps

1.5 HOUR Webinar

Finance Essentials for Limited Companies

 12th August 1.30pm-3pm

If you have started or are looking to set up as a Limited Company, then this webinar is for you. It is designed to provide you with the essential tools and information you need to manage your financial records.

This webinar will cover:

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Understanding key financial terms

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How to keep adequate financial records

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Tax and national insurance requirements and issues to consider

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Action planning and next steps

This event is the third of three webinars.Our Business Essentials series are a must for those individuals who are close to, or who have recently started their business and forms part of our Business Start-up programme.

1.5 Hour Webinar

Record Keeping for Sole Traders & Partnerships

12th August 3.30pm – 5pm

 If you have started or are looking to set up as a Sole Trader or a Partnership, then this webinar is for you. It is designed to provide you with the essential tools and information you need to manage your financial records.

This event is the third of three webinars.Our Business Essentials series are a must for those individuals who are close to, or who have recently started their business and forms part of our Business Start-up programme. 

What’s covered:

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Understanding key financial terms

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How to keep adequate financial records

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Tax and national insurance requirements and issues to consider

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Action planning and next steps

1.5 Hour Webinar

Record Keeping for Sole Traders & Partnerships

12th August 3.30pm – 5pm

 If you have started or are looking to set up as a Sole Trader or a Partnership, then this webinar is for you. It is designed to provide you with the essential tools and information you need to manage your financial records.

This event is the third of three webinars.Our Business Essentials series are a must for those individuals who are close to, or who have recently started their business and forms part of our Business Start-up programme. 

What’s covered:

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Understanding key financial terms

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How to keep adequate financial records

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Tax and national insurance requirements and issues to consider

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Action planning and next steps

1.5 hour webinar

Advanced Facebook for Business

18th August 11am-12.30pm

This course is aimed at those who have already completed the Facebook for Beginners webinar or people that are already using Facebook to market their business but would like to understand it in more depth.

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Engage with customers, past, present and future

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Using Facebook insights/analytics

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Directly advertise your product and services through Facebook Ads

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Target specific sets of people through demographics, location and interests

1.5 hour webinar

Advanced Facebook for Business

18th August 11am-12.30pm

This course is aimed at those who have already completed the Facebook for Beginners webinar or people that are already using Facebook to market their business but would like to understand it in more depth.

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Engage with customers, past, present and future

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Using Facebook insights/analytics

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Directly advertise your product and services through Facebook Ads

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Target specific sets of people through demographics, location and interests

1.5 hour webinar

Win More Customers

8th September 2pm-3.30pm

This 1.5 hour webinar is for you if you want to increase your customer base and learn how to go about it professionally and legally.

During this webinar we will cover:

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How to identify potential customers and understanding their needs

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Understanding the sales process, customer buying behaviour and decision making

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Understanding the different marketing methods to reach your potential customers

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Implementing and using a CRM database

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LinkedIn and other social media platforms - benefits and results

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How to plan and implement a marketing campaign

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Sales closing techniques - asking for the business

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Keeping it legal - General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and changes in the law

1.5 hour webinar

Win More Customers

8th September 2pm-3.30pm

This 1.5 hour webinar is for you if you want to increase your customer base and learn how to go about it professionally and legally.

During this webinar we will cover:

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How to identify potential customers and understanding their needs

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Understanding the sales process, customer buying behaviour and decision making

Z

Understanding the different marketing methods to reach your potential customers

Z

Implementing and using a CRM database

Z

LinkedIn and other social media platforms - benefits and results

Z

How to plan and implement a marketing campaign

Z

Sales closing techniques - asking for the business

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Keeping it legal - General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and changes in the law

 

1.5 hour WEBINAR

5 Blogging Myths – Introduction to Blogging

15th September 10am – 11.30am

If blogging is on your radar but you don’t know how to make it work for your business, join this introductory session and Q&A.  We will tackle the 5 most common myths and misconceptions about blogging for business, with plenty of pro tips and actionable information.

 Perhaps you’re worried blogging will take too long?

Or you don’t know what to talk about or how to make it interesting?

 Maybe you’re unsure how long a blog should be or how often you need to do it?

 Perhaps you don’t know what a blog is and why you would consider it?

 We will cover all above questions and more in this short but insightful webinar.

1.5 hour WEBINAR

5 Blogging Myths – Introduction to Blogging

15th September 10am-11.30pm

If blogging is on your radar but you don’t know how to make it work for your business, join this introductory session and Q&A.  We will tackle the 5 most common myths and misconceptions about blogging for business, with plenty of pro tips and actionable information.

 Perhaps you’re worried blogging will take too long?

Or you don’t know what to talk about or how to make it interesting?

 Maybe you’re unsure how long a blog should be or how often you need to do it?

 Perhaps you don’t know what a blog is and why you would consider it?

 We will cover all above questions and more in this short but insightful webinar.

If your business is based in Bath and North East Somerset you may be entitled to free business support. Visit our Funded Support page to find out if you meet the criteria.

Get In Touch

Why not get in touch to see how we can help your business to flourish and grow.

Customer Services
Tel: 01225 580850
email: info@coolventures.co.uk

Registered address: Old Bank House, 79 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol BS37 6AD

Company registration number: 07713005