Google Digital Garage

Free digital training

The Digital Incubation Hub offers you bite sized to more in-depth digital skills workshop, live webinars and trainings.

The range of digital skills offered focus on you, your leadership journey and those development areas you need to grow to shine in any business setting or start up business.

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Start Up School 

A two-day or four-day (depending on the date of the course) business skills and leadership development course runs annually. The programme is open to any student or recent graduates (within the last five years) with a genuine curiosity about starting up and passion to develop an idea using lean start up models, market research and pitching skills.

2021 dates:

  • 6 – 9 Sept 2021 (Deadline 12 noon 15 July 2021) or
  • 8 – 11 Nov 2021 (Deadline 12 noon 30 Sept 2021) or
  • 13 – 14 Nov 2021 (Deadline 12 noon 30 Sept 2021)

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Who are our Digital Incubation Hub partners?

Liverpool John Moores University is pleased to be partnering with Google Digital Garage to provide an ongoing rolling mini series of live webinar trainings throughout the year.

The Google Digital Garage provides free online and live webinar digital skills training to individuals and businesses in the UK to help people find a job, grow their skills, careers or businesses from home. These short sessions are suitable for recent graduates, wider alumni community, staff, new and returning students.

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NatWest Business Builder

Wherever you are on your journey with your start up idea you will need relevant and real world support at every stage of growth. Our partnership with NatWest Business Builder allows you to access live training sessions with experienced entrepreneurs from your growth mindset and pitching for success.

You can also lead your own learning at your own pace, by accessing The Business Builder online digital start up toolkit. This is a practical one-stop shop for you to work at your own pace on topics with videos and workbook content on customer discovery, market research and key financial planning tools

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We understand that learning new skills whilst juggling all that life brings to you can be a stretch sometimes the Centre for Entrepreneurship run a monthly ‘virtual’ clubhouse to give you extra support and insights into the topics on The Business Builder course. Recent graduates and current students attend this accountability group which uses coaching tools to help keep you on track and motivated to succeed.

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Princes Trust Enterprise

Liverpool John Moores University is working with final year students and recent graduates between 18 – 30 years old who are in the process of setting up their pre-start up in Liverpool, Sefton, Knowsley, St. Helen’s. Cheshire or the Wirral.

The Princes Trust run a bespoke programme for Liverpool John Moores University which offers up to 12 months business support, professional business mentoring, access to Start Up Loans (for eligible candidates), pre start up online training and access to a wide range of business networks within Liverpool and beyond./

Bathgate Group

Bathgate Group is involved in a longstanding enterprise development partnership with the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Liverpool John Moores University providing financial support to entrepreneurs through the Bathgate Start-up Fund. The partnership has enabled over 200 start ups to do the key market research and early stage product testing vital for our student and graduate entrepreneurs to build and sustain their ideas.

Currently the grant is being re-designed to link to the needs of our start up community and a pitching competition linked to our annual Start Up School.

An open call for Start Up School goes out annually for any student or recent graduates (within the last five years).

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Deadline 12 noon 12 Feb 2021

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By choosing to take part in our Digital Incubation Hub are joining an expanding virtual community with opportunities to extend your network for the future whether in the arena of work, starting up or volunteering.

The programme is curated by the Liverpool John Moores University Careers, Employability and Enterprise team who are consistently taking feedback from students, graduates, academics and wider industry best practice to make sure the programme is offering relevant practical skills, personal and professional development themes and topics to make you stand out.

Events are added on a rolling basis and subject to change.