Training Courses

Whether you are an experienced business executive or teacher, or you just setting out on your career, Devon Business & Education Centre will have courses that could help you.  We work with the best expertsise and aim to put on a wide range of courses that match the ethos, aims and ambition of Devon Business & Education Centre. All courses are bookable online and run from the Centre.

If you are a trainer and you feel you would like to offer courses through Devon Business and Education Centre, please get in contact.

Upcoming @DBEC
Scale Up your Business
16th October @ 9:00am
12 Tickets Remaining!

This one day course is designed to help business owners and Directors move their business from steady state to a larger scale, generating more revenue and profit and with the prospect of a business sale.

Delegates will identify:

  • The rationale for scaling up - is this right for them?
  • The key levers for scaling up their business - using a variety of tools
  • The strategic options available to achieve the scale up outcome they require

In this high energy workshop, Directors and Business Owners will gain greater understanding of how they can achieve the growth they want whilst mitigating the potential risks.

South West Growth Service support businesses across the South West to scale up  and achive their business ambitions.  This course will be led by Chris Lorimer and Andrew Southall, two experienced business consultants who have supported businesses to achieve exceptional growth.

Lunch is provided - please let us kow your dietary requirements. 

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Feel the fear and present with confidence
18th October @ 9:00am
12 Tickets Remaining!

Feel the fear and present with confidence!  This one day workshop is ideal for anyone looking to develop their presentation skills - whatever the purpose.  The course will allow delegates to overcome initial concerns, develop key skills and practice in a safe and confidential environment.

 

Chris Lorimer is an experienced trainer, speaking coach and public speaker at international conferences and high profile events across the UK. His approach will help all potential speakers whether preparing for a conference speech or a wedding. He works with delegates in groups or one to one, whatever their preference.

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Feel the fear and present with confidence
15th November @ 9:00am
12 Tickets Remaining!

Feel the fear and present with confidence!  This one day workshop is ideal for anyone looking to develop their presentation skills - whatever the purpose.  The course will allow delegates to overcome initial concerns, develop key skills and practice in a safe and confidential environment.

 

Chris Lorimer is an experienced trainer, speaking coach and public speaker at international conferences and high profile events across the UK. His approach will help all potential speakers whether preparing for a conference speech or a wedding. He works with delegates in groups or one to one, whatever their preference.

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Getting your number ? Preparing your business for sale
1st November @ 9:30am
12 Tickets Remaining!

In preparing your business for sale, do you know what you are selling and how to maximise the value? Getting the right price is dependent on many variables – most of which can be influenced with the right preparation.   This workshop is essential for all business owners who are considering the sale of their business in the next 5 years. The course is underpinned by active learning through the use of high impact business simulations, providing learning insights for all businesses, across all sectors.

The day will provide you with an understanding of:

  • The factors that will influence the timing of a sale to maximise the value
  • The key dependencies that influence the sale value
  • The sale options that will be appropriate for your business

Agenda

09.30                  Introductions

09.45 ? 1130      The overarching context for business exits         

11.30 ? 1245      The options available

12.45 ? 13.45     Lunch

13.45 ? 15.00     Business simulation ? getting your number

15.00 ? 15.15     Break

15.15 ? 16.00     Business simulation ? getting your number        

16.00 ? 16.30     Action planning

This workshop is led by South West Growth Service Directors, Andrew Southall and Chris Lorimer.  Andrew is a highly experienced business consultant who has advised a number of varied businesses during their sale process and has successfully sold several businesses, including a PLC sale.  Chris is a former corporate banker who has worked with a range of businesses who were aiming to maximise their business’ sale value.

Lunch and refreshments are provided.  Please let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements.

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