Digital Action Planning Workshops Developing Skills

Implementing a digital IT strategy to grow your business

Event Information:

Type: Digital Growth

Venue: Two-Part Action Planning Workshop, Leicestershire

Date: Thursday, 28 October 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Available To: Eligible SME's

Speaker: Mark Cawer

Member Price: FREE

Non-Member Price: FREE

Are you looking to introduce new digital processes and systems into your business?

Join this two-part action planning workshop to learn how you can improve day-to-day business operations through the implementation of IT Software and Systems. We’ll also be covering how to design and implement a digital IT Strategy that is linked to your business growth and productivity.

This two-part action planning workshop is designed to help you with an introduction to designing, building and implementing a digital IT strategy. These workshops will help you identify your key objectives, review operational issues, and give guidance on how IT solutions may benefit.

We’ll also take a look at and review different IT software and systems, and how they could be used to improve your productivity and growth. And we’ll provide examles of how you might implement and maintain these systems.

Who should attend this online workshop?

  • Person(s) responsible for general office administration
  • IT support staff
  • Business Process Owners
  • Persons responsible for purchasing IT services, projects etc.
  • Operational Improvement Staff

This webinar has limited places and priority will be given to trading SMEs based in Leicester and Leicestershire.

What will we cover?

  • Business Requirements
  • Business/IT Goals, Objectives, KPI’s & Action Planning
  • Different types of IT systems
  • Introduction to Project Management Key Principles
  • Managing IT Work
  • Planning an improvement
  • Making the improvement
  • Feedback and Reviews

What outcomes can you expect from joining us?

After attending this workshop, you will:

  • Have a clearer summary of your Business objectives, opportunities and pain points
  • Gain a better understanding of IT software
  • Gain a better understanding of IT systems
  • Gain a better understanding of IT processes and procedures
  • Outline a plan for Change Management

This is an interactive, action planning online workshop. You will leave this session with handouts and a practical action plan which can be implemented within your business. Where possible, we would like to encourage you to join this session with your video camera turned on and when instructed by the facilitator, you may un-mute your microphone to take full advantage of the interactive nature of the workshop. For the best user experience, we recommend joining the workshop using Chrome or Firefox as your web browser.

Here’s a quick breakdown of the session

1.00pm - 1.45pm - Workshop presentation
1.45pm - 2.00pm - Break
2.00pm - 2.45pm - Workshop presentation
2.45pm - 3.00pm - Break
3.00pm - 3.45pm - Workshop presentation
3.45pm - 4.00pm - Q&A

Who’ll be presenting this webinar?

Image of Mark Cawar

Mark Cawar is an experienced IT professional and cloud specialist who has held senior digital roles for over two decades. For the last 6 years, Mark has been working in a consulting capacity - helping SMEs across multiple sectors to define, design, and adopt digital infrastructure strategies to improve their business processes.






Here’s how simple it is to book your place

This two-part workshop will be delivered via 'Go To Training'. Part one will be delivered on 28 October and Part two will be delivered on 29 October.

To attend this fully-funded event, your organisation must be registered and verified as eligible to receive support through the Digital Growth Programme. If you’re not already registered, you can do this now:

Once you are registered onto the programme you can book your place onto our webinars and workshops. Please note we can only accommodate one delegate per organisation on this workshop.

To register for a place all you need to do is complete the booking form. It’s quick and easy and if you have any questions, just contact your dedicated Events & Engagement Officer, Kam Atker on 07971 403 786.


This webinar is delivered by the East Midlands Chamber’s Digital Growth Programme team and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, East Midlands Chamber and Leicestershire County Council.