If you haven’t yet checked out Google’s Digital Garage, c’mon get with the programme!
Google Garage is supporting LJMU’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (16 – 22 November) with a series of superb and state-of-the-art business training for students and staff.
Even if you’re not setting up a business, these skills are universally useful, like social media, self-promotion, writing, pitching and web creation.
Created by Google and facilitated by the university’s Centre for Entrepreneurship, the sessions will be mostly webinars broadcast live via YouTube. An experienced trainer from Google leads each session. The topics are perfect for those wanting to develop key employability and enterprise skills.
Here are the times and dates...
17 November, 3 - 4pm - Social Media Strategy. Join this live Google Garage webinar to learn how to create a social media strategy based on your business goals https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/google-digital-garage-webinar-social-media-strategy-171120-tickets-125747204273
18 November, 3 – 4pm – Writing for Social Media. Join this live webinar to learn how to write compelling content and develop a tone of voice that is right for you or your business. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/google-digital-garage-webinar-writing-for-social-media181120-tickets-125747661641
19 November – #IamRemarkable is a Google initiative empowering women and under-represented groups to speak about their work accomplishments and break modesty norms and glass ceilings. To mark #IamRemarkable Week (12-19 November) LJMU is hosting a bespoke #IamRemarkable workshop. Find more https://iamremarkable.withgoogle.com/
20 November – 3 – 4.30pm. NatWest Business Builder 60 Second Pitch. Learn all the tools, tips and hints for you to crack on with writing a pitch you are proud of. Once you have attended the Pitching Masterclass you are able to take part in Life's A Pitch - a UK wide competition to win up to £10,000 to bring your start up idea to life! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pitching-training-with-natwest-business-builder-201120-part-of-gew2020-tickets-124275761147
20 November - 4.30 – 6pm. NatWest Builder and LJMU Grow Club. This is our new virtual incubation space, powered by the NatWest Business Builder programme. Book a drop in time here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/grow-club-a-virtual-co-working-space-natwest-business-builder-support-tickets-124546510967
The LJMU and Google Digital Garage partnership is being coordinated by Student Advancement - LJMU's Careers, Employability and Enterprise team. In the 20/21 academic year, there are more mini series of live webinars planned alongside the existing range of careers advice, enterprise workshops, placement support and Unitemps job roles.
You can find out more here: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/careers/careers-zone-digital-careers-tools