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Business Support - What Works?

By CWBF2018 (other events)

Wednesday, November 28 2018 9:00 AM 4:00 PM
 
ABOUT ABOUT

Harnessing the power of productivity. This conference, aimed at business support professionals including Local Enterprise Partnerships, Growth Hubs, Economic Development Officers, Accelerators, Incubators, the Department of International Trade and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, will explore the productivity challenges facing the UK today and how business support professionals can help businesses drive improvement and growth.

Topics for discussion

Some of the topics to be covered include:

  • Raising our game – meeting the productivity challenge through better business advice, Andrew Paterson, BEIS

  • The truth about late payment in the UK, Jacquie Moore on behalf of Paul Uppal, Office of the Small Business Commissioner

  • Pathways to productivity in micro-businesses – ambition, innovation, adoption, Professor Stephen Roper, Warwick Business School

  • Understanding productivity and it's drivers, Professor Nigel Driffield, Warwick University

  • SMEs in the West Midlands – practices and performance in development and growth, Dr Jacob Salder, Birmingham City University

  • Mentoring = Happy Productive People, Kerrie Dorman, Association of Business Mentors

Full Agenda will be confirmed soon!

Lunch provided

Confirmed Speakers :

  • Andrew Paterson, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) 

  • Jacquie Moore on behalf of Paul Uppal, Office of the Small Business Commissioner

  • Rebecca Riley, West Midlands Productivity Commission & Birmingham University

  • Professor Stephen Roper, Warwick Business School

  • Professor Nigel Driffield, Warwick University

  • Dr Jacob Salder, Birmingham City University

  • Kerrie Dorman, Association of Business Mentors

  • Simon Anderson, BankSearch Information Consultancy Ltd.

Mailing Address

Enterprise Centre, Coventry University Technology Park, Puma Way, Coventry CV1 2TT