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Events at the Business & IP Centre week commencing the 1st of October

By September 29, 2016January 26th, 2021Member News & Updates

Learn How to Use the Complete Online Business Reference Advisor – Free workshop

1.     Saturday the 1st of October, 10:00am – 11:00 am

2.     Exeter Library, EX4 3PQ

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This workshop will show you how to get make the most of COBRA an online business resource which is free to access with a Devon Libraries membership card.

COBRA is a unique source of information for people starting small-scale businesses. Its search and browse options are easy and simple to use. The industry factsheets are short and simple and have a clear structure and you can download up to ten reports per day. COBRA is a continually expanding business encyclopaedia with information about starting and running a business. The directory includes around 4,000 factsheets, market reports, contacts, funding resources and support which you can access from the workplace, library or even at home via your library membership card.

Google Digital Garage- Free workshop

4.     Saturday the 1st of October, 11:15am – 12:45 pm

5.     Exeter Library, EX4 3PQ

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Google Digital Garage comes to libraries across Devon!

These sessions are for business owners, employees  and people looking to start their own business. Also students and young people looking to improve their online knowledge and skill set.
In these workshops you will create a personal Google Digital Garage learning package which will either start your online learning or  improve your existing online digital skills. From understanding Google Analytics, to learning how to get your business listed on Google Maps, these free to attend bite size sessions are ideal.

Chaos is coming ! Free talk by Astley Media

7.     Thursday the 6th of October, 5.30pm– 6.30pm

8.     Exeter Library, EX4 3PQ

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30% of white collar jobs are at risk of automation in the next decade, including yours!

With chaos just around the corner, how can you best prepare, respond and cope with this inevitable challenge?

This talk from Astley Media; a creative, collaborative tribe where everyone has a voice, PR and marketing conversationalists who come armed with specialism  stretching across the traditional and digital media.  The talk will be given by Marc Astley, an experienced journalist, writer, editor and media commentator.