Events

Aug
22
Wed

Cambridge TV: Editing skills masterclass – 22nd Aug

We are offering a one day masterclass learning narrative video editing skills. It’s aimed at people with a basic working knowledge of any editing software.

TV editors all use a similar approach to finding the best the story in their footage and telling it in the most engaging way. In this course we will outline the workflow of a professional TV editor and give you the skills to capture online audiences with your story.

We’ll share professional techniques such as:

  • Crystalising the point and trimming off the fat.
  • Sifting the footage to create a first “radio edit”.
  • Telling a visual story...

Full event details here.


Sep
06
Thu

RiverRhee: 1-day Supervisors’ course – 6th Sept

A one-day version of RiverRhee’s Introduction to Management course for those who really only want one day’s training.

RiverRhee is scheduling the first 1-day Supervisors’ course for 6th September 2018.

It is designed for those managing just one or two people who really only want one day of training.

The content includes the six most valuable topics for supervisors:

  • Motivation
  • Communication
  • Dealing with difficult people and situations
  • Managing meetings
  • Managing time and setting priorities
  • Delegation

Cost per delegate:  £275 plus vat per delegate

Discounted rates: Members of CILIP...

Full event details here.


Sep
06
Thu

Construction Law Seminar: Cambridge – 6th Sept

We invite you to join us at one of our construction seminars, presented by Howes Percival’s leading construction experts. This series of seminars is aimed at developers, occupiers, contractors and like-minded professionals from surveying, accountancy, banking and other related industries.

In a year when payment practices in the construction industry have come under intense scrutiny, we will be providing an update and analysis of the developments and cases you need to know about. We will be covering issues such as pay less notices, retentions, damages/insolvency claims and “reverse charge”...

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Sep
10
Mon

Research Commercialisation Open Programme 2018: Cambridge UK – 10th Sept

This five day course of lectures, workshops and visits in Cambridge, UK is aimed at those from anywhere in the world who wish to understand the basics of how new ideas and research results are commercialised at the University of Cambridge and in the wider Cambridge Cluster.

The course is open to university technology transfer staff, but may also be of interest to academic entrepreneurs, government advisors and policymakers developing knowledge-based economies wishing to spin-out or out-licence new technologies or deliver consultancy based on university expertise and knowledge from...

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Sep
10
Mon

The Cambridge Tribology Course: Friction, Wear and Lubrication – 10th-12th Sept

Intensive three-day programme offering an excellent opportunity to gain an overview of the field of tribology.

This highly successful course, now being offered for the 26th time, provides an insight into the principles which underlie this important topic. The course is run by the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering, a worldwide centre of excellence in the field. Tribology – the science and technology of friction, wear and lubrication – makes a vital contribution to almost every area of industrial activity and yet is often under-represented in the education of scientists and...

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Sep
11
Tue

Effective Communication – 11th Sept

Cambridge NetworkAny review of essential management skills always puts effective communication close to the top of the list. Yet poor communication is at the root of many problems.

This workshop will help managers understand their own communication style, the essentials of good communication and develop their confidence to communicate effectively.

Overview
Any review of essential management skills always puts effective communication close to the top of the list. Yet poor communication is at the root of many problems.

This workshop will help managers understand their own communication style, the essentials...

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Sep
12
Wed

Business Plan Writing – 12th Sept

Cambridge NetworkThis business plan writing workshop is intended to take you through the process of producing an effective business plan whether it be to secure a loan, attract investment, to demonstrate the viability and potential of your business idea to yourself, your colleagues or your boss or simply to develop a plan for how you will achieve your business vision and goals.

Programme Overview
The focus is on the plan rather than the planning – who the audience is, what to put in and what to leave out, how to get your message across clearly and concisely, how to avoid the common pitfalls and how to...

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Sep
12
Wed

Create better online video content for your business – 12th Sept

A practical training session for business professionals who want to improve their online content.

If you’re making video content on your smartphone or video camera for your business website, YouTube or social media platforms, this one day masterclass is for you.

You will learn:

  • What makes a good story
  • Why an editorial approach is more engaging than corporate facts
  • How to find editorial content from conventional press stories and product launches
  • What else to film – the importance of b-roll
  • Location! Please not the conference room…
  • Videos for social media and broadcast content
  • How...

Full event details here.


Sep
12
Wed

Management Development Programme: Cambridge – 12th Sept

Our unique Managing People Programme combines practical and interactive workshops in small groups with 1-2-1 coaching calls between each module to ensure learning is implemented and sustained in the workplace.

The Programme is designed to give a fully comprehensive and highly interactive mix of training and coaching for your managers and is delivered in seven modules of learning. Participants attend 7 half day development workshops which are delivered one month apart.

Places are strictly limited and therefore early booking is highly advisable.

Programme Content

  • Module 1 – Self-awareness...

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Sep
13
Thu

Cambridge Rising Women Leaders Programme – 13th-14th Sept

Judge Business School

This unique two-day open enrolment programme has been designed specifically for high potential women in junior and mid-level managerial positions aspiring to reach the top, or senior positions, within their organisations.

Whereas women have made great strides in corporate careers, their rise up the corporate ladder is still not easy. Apart from more systemic factors such as real or perceived glass ceilings, unconscious biases and leaky pipelines that women need to overcome to reach the top successfully, women also often lack the belief or confidence that they can reach the top. Although...

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Sep
14
Fri

Authentic Leadership Conference – 14th Sept

 Chamber of CommerceJoin Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce for a lively morning of guest speakers, debate and networking!

The spotlight is on men and women to work together to champion change. Gender inequality in the workplace is a challenge in many organisations. The facts are daunting and it is tempting to think that the gender divide is too deeply rooted to make any difference.

At this inspiring conference you’ll hear the findings and key recommendations from the research led by Murray Edwards College on how men and women can work together to change workplace culture to be more inclusive for...

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Sep
14
Fri

Recruitment Event – 14th Sept

Cambridge NetworkIf you are a job seeker looking for a new opportunity, make sure that you put this date in the diary! The Cambridge Network Recruitment Event will be held at the Postdoc Centre at Eddington on Friday the 14th September 2017, from 12-4.30pm.

This partiuclar recruitment event has a focus on technology, therefore in the main companies will be looking to speak to candidates with a technical background i.e. software engineers, test engineers, prinicpal test engineers & electronic engineers.

The Recruitment Event is perfect for jobseekers or candidates looking to network with local businesses....

Full event details here.


Sep
19
Wed

Improving Personal Impact & Influence – 19th Sept

Cambridge NetworkHave you left meetings wishing that you had spoken out or had a greater share of the airtime? Recognising that people are different, have you wondered how you can adapt your style of communication to better connect with others? Learn a consistently effective model of influence that you can deploy when needed.

Workshop Aims:
Influence is a key skill for anyone working in modern, matrix organisations. Often a perceived lack of influence leads to deep dissatisfaction in the workplace and beyond. This workshop uses the proven Insights Discovery profile to help classify you and your co-workers...

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Sep
20
Thu

Finance for Non Financial Managers Course – 20th Sept

Cambridge Network

This is a one day course designed to send you back into your businesses confident in your understanding and application of basic financial terms and concepts.

Course Outline
This is a one-day course designed to send you back into your businesses confident in your understanding and application of basic financial terms and concepts.

It assumes no prior knowledge and uses everyday terminology to dispel the mists put up by the financial world which perhaps encourage you to believe it is difficult – it isn’t; and what’s more it can be fun!

You will leave with the ability to:

  • Manage...

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Sep
21
Fri

Business Consultant Masterclass – 21st-23rd Sept

On the Business Consultant Masterclass at the Business Growth School, you will learn skills on how you can fast-track your success, secure the steady flow of projects and income you are looking for, and also achieve both financial and career freedom as a Business Consultant.

Being a successful business consultancy offers a truly exciting career where you can:

  • Choose to be your own boss
  • Work full-time or part-time
  • Supplement your income or Earn Well in Excess of £100,000:00+
  • Develop your own client work or do absolutely no delivery yourself
  • Work with a portfolio of exciting clients in...

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Sep
22
Sat

Saturday course in video and TV production skills – 22nd Sept

Join us for an eight week Saturday course and learn TV production skills including filming, sound, lighting, editing and studio work such as presenting.

The course is suitable for beginners onwards. Tuition is hands-on and content is created for broadcast on TV and on the school’s YouTube channel at httpw://www.youtube.com/user/CambridgeTVSchool

Each day will focus on one subject. The range of subjects include camera, questions, studio work, editing, presenting, audio, storytelling, advanced camera.

This Saturday course runs for eight weeks. There is no tuition during half term which is...

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Sep
24
Mon

10 week one-term TV and video production course – 24th Sept

Cambridge TV School provides a practical approach to learning TV production skills.

We use recognised industry practices and experts to deliver tuition. Students make programmes and broadcast them both locally and globally via our online services, every day.

The purpose is to up-skill participants in all aspects of factual (non-fiction) TV production and create several packages that can be broadcast.

Each topic will be practical and project-based, working on specific items either sourced by the participants or derived from the mass of potential stories available to our research...

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Sep
24
Mon

MERLIN Workshop 3: Customer Discovery – 24th Sept

St John's Innovation CentreTake part in the third in a series of FREE Cambridge workshops dedicated to CUSTOMER DISCOVERY.

Are you a researcher wanting to exploit your ICT research results and have you considered them as a spin-off, patent or licence? Are you an ICT start-up looking to bring a new idea or process to market? Have you been working hard on developing new ground-breaking technologies and disruptive services, but when it comes to exploit them, are unsure on how to proceed? Then, the series of workshops organized in the context of MERLIN are your solution! Our aim is to

Help today’s researchers create...

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Sep
24
Mon

Hacking Enterprises: Understanding in.security (London) – 24th Sept

in.security LtdIf you’re looking to get an idea of how an attacker may gain access to and exploit your network, or if you just want to learn the art, this is the course for you. You will be exposed to tools and tricks used by pentesters and hackers alike. By the end you’ll be eager to get practicing in the in.security labs with your complementary 14 days access.

Our basic/intermediate course covers a lot of popular topics and the content is structured in a way that allows you to fully understand how small pieces of information may allow an attacker access to critical infrastructure.

Each topic is...

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Sep
25
Tue

Global Business Network – 25th Sept

 Chamber of CommerceOrganised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, this informal networking event is for exporters, international service providers and those interested in accessing new markets overseas.

Whether you are already involved in international trade or considering expanding into new markets, Global Business Network offers a unique informal environment to share experience and expertise.

  • Learn more about markets and successful strategies by talking to other exporters
  • Form relevant connections across the globe
  • Hear the latest initiatives and meet those that can help to support your international...

Full event details here.


Sep
28
Fri

Chemistry Networks 2018 – 28th Sept

The Department of Chemistry is delighted to invite you to come and get to know us better at our 3rd Annual Chemistry Networks Event.

During the afternoon you will be able to hear an overview of our Department, our Research and the different ways we collaborate with industry. Following an introductory welcome from the Head of Department, academics representing our five Research Interest Groups (RIGs) will present various examples of how we engage with industry, that will include showcasing our brand new Chemistry of Health building. You will also hear from each of the RIGs’ student winners...

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Oct
01
Mon

Interviewing Skills – 1st Oct

Cambridge Network

Good recruitment is about finding the right person for the job. Although simple enough, it is often challenging to select the right candidate, especially in a competitive market. There are usually a number of people involved in the recruitment and selection process and this workshop is suitable for anyone who is part of that process and would like to develop their skills in this important area of responsibility.

Programme Overview
Successful recruitment is about finding the right person for the job. This means finding the person who has that unique mixture of first class abilities and is...

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Oct
02
Tue

Facilitation Skills Workshop – 2nd Oct

Cambridge Network

This one day workshop will give you the skills, tools and confidence needed to facilitate effectively. This workshop is appropriate for anyone who needs to work with groups to achieve change and improve effectiveness.

Overview
Facilitation covers all the skills and techniques needed to work effectively with groups to deliver effective outcomes, and gain the commitment of those involved. Faciliation skills are essential whether running effective meetings, workshops, solving problems, mediating conflict or gaining consensus to a particular course of action.

This one day workshop will give...

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Oct
03
Wed

Cambridge Service Alliance Industry Day Conference – 3rd Oct

Disruptor or disrupted? Harnessing digital technologies for the next-generation of services. This one day conference will provide unique insights from leading service providers and offers a valuable opportunity to hear and discuss the latest developments in service thinking.

The world is undergoing a technological revolution. Technologies such as Artificial intelligence (AI) and Block-chains will transform the way we live and work, from the way we diagnose and treat cancer to the security of online transactions. This fourth industrial revolution is of a scale, speed and complexity that is...

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Oct
04
Thu

Developing Resilience at Work – 4th Oct

Cambridge Network

This workshop is for business professionals who are expected to perform effectively in a highly demanding environment. It is designed to help delegates understand how they can develop a resilient attitude to a range of business scenarios, that may in the past have created a high degree of anxiety.

Overview
This workshop is designed for business professionals who are expected to perform effectively in a highly demanding environment.

Workshop introduction
This one day workshop will help delegates understand how they can develop a resilient attitude to a range of business scenarios that may...

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Oct
05
Fri

Intercultural Skills: Indian Cultural Awareness – 5th Oct

Cambridge NetworkThe objectives of this course are to understand the impact of cultural differences when managing and motivating Indians and enhance one’s communication (getting through) to Indian colleagues and ‘speaking their language’.

Also, to improve your understanding of the way Indians think, work and behave and improve your overall management of remote teams.

Part 1: A Brief Introduction to India

  • History
    • Civilisation 5000+ years (Video clips & maps)
    • British influence 300+ years
    • Since Independence 1947
    • Rapid progress in one generation
  • Geography: Land, Climate, Resources
  • People
    • Identity /...

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Oct
08
Mon

The Pillars of Business Success – 8th Oct

The course covers the fundamentals of good business and will be of benefit to anyone: thinking of starting a business, developing an early-stage organisation, or employed in mature businesses who wants a broader view of how their role fits in.

TPOBS will help you to:

  • turn your idea into a business
  • enhance your business impact
  • develop your facilities in line with growth
  • manage cash effectively
  • know what true success really looks like

The major purpose of the course is to help you think about:

  • why you want to run a business
  • what skills you have and which ones you need to develop
  • what...

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Oct
11
Thu

Developing End-to-End Supply Chain Capability – 11th Oct

An interactive one day course combining presentations, group activities and discussions. Toolsets will be described and applied during the course to reinforce learning together with real-world case examples to provide additional context.

This course will help to:

  • Map complex end-to-end supply chains using advanced visualisation and modelling techniques.
  • Develop deep insights regarding your key supply chain dynamics and identify opportunities for integration and optimisation.
  • Understand how to identify current weaknesses and improve capabilities in areas such as supply chain process...

Full event details here.


Oct
12
Fri

The Cambridge Start-up Billion Pound Scale-up Challenge – 12th Oct

Why Don’t Cambridge Start-ups Become Billion Pound Companies? What Can You Do to Make Yours Grow to Billions, not Millions?

We’re giving 3 Cambridge scale-ups the chance to pitch in 3 min a business challenge and get advice from a panel of top executives such as:

Only 3 scale-ups will have the chance to pitch their challenge* (max 3min) to...

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Oct
16
Tue

Psychology of Persuasion – 16th Oct

Cambridge Network

Whether you have to persuade someone to buy, invest, buy into, change, or do something, understanding the psychology behind how we are persuaded and why we resist is essential for an effective result. This workshop will give you an insight into the psychology of persuasion and the tools to enhance your approach.

This workshop is designed for anyone who has to persuade regularly as part of their job and are interested in gaining a greater understanding into the psychology of persuasion and enhancing their own ability to persuade effectively.

Participants will:

  • Gain greater knowledge of...

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Oct
16
Tue

RiverRhee: Coaching Skills for Managers – 16th Oct

Coaching Skills for Managers is a workshop aimed at line managers, project managers and all leaders in the Life Sciences sector who have the responsibility to get the best out of their employees and team members.

Audience
Coaching Skills for Managers is a workshop aimed at line managers, project managers and all leaders in the Life Sciences sector who have the responsibility to get the best out of their employees and team members.

Duration
One day

Objectives
The workshop is highly interactive and practical, aimed at developing skills and confidence to get the best out of every employee;...

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Oct
17
Wed

Use your smartphone for business video footage – 17th Oct

A practical training session for business professionals who want to improve their online content.

You will learn:

• What makes a good story
• Why an editorial approach is more engaging than corporate facts
• How to find editorial content from conventional press stories and product launches
• What else to film – the importance of b-roll
• Location! Please not the conference room…
• Videos for social media and broadcast content
• How to make good contributions to documentaries/interviews
• Show and tell. Bringing your own, or someone else’s material to comment and...

Full event details here.


Oct
17
Wed

Train the Trainer – 17th Oct

Cambridge NetworkA Trainer needs to establish credibility within the first 30 minutes of any training intervention; and then build on that to make it both a valuable and enjoyable learning experience which changes performance. This one day workshop will provide the tools and techniques necessary for achieving this.

Who this course is for
Anyone who has to deliver training.

Outcomes

  • Develop effective training and presentation skills.
  • Explore a range training styles.
  • Understand learning and how to build the programme around it
  • Identify your own training style and produce a plan to develop your...

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Oct
18
Thu

Patent landscaping for business decision making – 18th Oct

Cambridge Information and Intellectual Property Meeting brings you a half day training on ‘Patent Landscaping for Business Decision Making’. Spend three hours with us focussing on commercial patent search and analysis techniques and improve your patent searching skills. Discover how to search and analyse patent data for business decision making.

CIIPM’s Patent Landscaping for Business Decision Making half-day training will review different types of commercial patent searching and analysis.  Attendees will gain an understanding of how to construct and perform business focussed patent...

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Oct
18
Thu

IP Matters – 18th Oct

Cambridge Information and Intellectual Property Meeting brings you a half day training on IP Matters’ . Spend three hours with us and learn about Intellectual property rights (IPRs). How to build your own portfolio and how to look up and understand other people’s IP.

IP Matters provides an introduction for those who would like to understand more about Intellectual Property. During the training we will review the type of protections available such as patents, trademarks, design, copyright, know how and when to keep know how secret. We will also look at how to understand other people’s...

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Oct
18
Thu

Dealing with Difficult Behaviour: I’m not crazy, I’m just not you! – 18th Oct

Cambridge NetworkIt is said that ‘variety is the spice of life’ but sometimes the range and diversity of people we come across can be really challenging.

As colleagues and professionals we all have to work with each other and the rewards for doing so are clear, but it can require real understanding and skills to make working with some people a success.

Outcomes

You will learn about:

  • The key personality traits and preferences – different or wrong?
  • Behavioural flexibility – what it is and how to do it
  • Hold up the mirror – self awareness first – is it me?
  • Approaches you can take to...

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Oct
18
Thu

RiverRhee: Transition to Leadership – 18th Oct

Transition to Leadership is a workshop aimed at line or project managers in the Life Science sector who have recently moved to, or are about to move to, a more senior leadership role.

Audience
Transition to Leadership is a workshop aimed at managers in the Life Science sector who have recently moved to, or are about to move to, a more senior leadership role.

Potential participants will likely manage a team of line managers or project managers, or both, and have responsibility for a function or department and may occupy a seat on a senior level leadership team.

Duration – One day...

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Oct
18
Thu

Informal Networking Evening: Cambridge – 18th Oct

Chamber of Commerce

Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce gives you more opportunities to get connected with business people across Cambridgeshire every month – for free.

Our popular informal networking evenings continue to attract businesses of all sizes from a wide range of industry sectors and, most importantly, they’re completely free to attend.

Your company doesn’t need to be a member of the Chamber to take advantage of this great opportunity to make new business connections – anyone is welcome to join us from 5.00pm.

Simply buy yourself a drink from the bar and join other business people for an...

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Oct
23
Tue

Accounting & Finance for Entrepreneurs – 23rd Oct

Watermill Accounting LimitedSmall businesses and startups are invited to a workshop that Watermill Accounting is hosting from 10 – 12.00 on 23rd October.

The workshop – Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs will bring companies up to speed with the latest information on:

  • R&D Tax Credits – could you claim?
  • Financial Statements
  • Auto-enrolment for Pensions
  • VAT – should you register?
  • Ltd status vs Sole Trader – which is the best for you?

Refreshments are provided and there is also a chance to network. Some comments from previous attendees are listed below:

  • Very insightful presentation with great details...

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Oct
30
Tue

Global Business Network – 30th Oct

Chamber of CommerceOrganised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, this informal networking event is for exporters, international service providers and those interested in accessing new markets overseas.

Whether you are already involved in international trade or considering expanding into new markets, Global Business Network offers a unique informal environment to share experience and expertise.

  • Learn more about markets and successful strategies by talking to other exporters
  • Form relevant connections across the globe
  • Hear the latest initiatives and meet those that can help to support your international...

Full event details here.