Webinars


There are 6 webinars available for the futuresme transformation process.

  1. Behaviours for sustainable change
  2. Policies to support SME Development
  3. Transforming your business
  4. Assessing your capabilities
  5. Making 2nd level education relevant
  6. Preparing for the bank manager

1. Behaviours for sustainable change.

Presenter: Jerome Finlayson of SMAS
Moderator: William Cahill of futureSME
Date: 15th October 2012 at 14.00 BST
Duration: 31min and 50secs

Purpose:

To develop an environment withinn your organisation that underpins the process of change neccessary for sustaining change and growth.

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2. Policies to support SME Development.

Presenter: Jerome Finlayson of SMAS and Prof Umit Bititci of Strathclyde University
Moderator: William Cahill of futureSME
Date: 16th October 2012 at 14.00 BST
Duration: 37min and 26secs

Purpose:

To outline a set of recommendations as to how the development of manufacturin SMEs should be supported in the future.
The recommendations outlined here were developed as a result of the futureSME project conducted between January 2009 and December 2012.

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3. Transforming your business.

Presenter: Ardawan Lalui of futureSME and Jimmy Roche of Roche Manufacturing
Moderator: Denis Kearney of futureSME
Date: 18th October 2012 at 10.00 BST
Duration: 36min and 10secs

Purpose:

To outline a set of recommendations as to how the development of manufacturin SMEs should be supported in the future.
The recommendations outlined here were developed as a result of the futureSME project conducted between January 2009 and December 2012.

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4. Assessing your capabilities.

Presenter: Bill Dickie of Houston Bottling & Co-Pack and Prof Umit Bititci of Strathclyde University
Moderator: Denis Kearney of futureSME
Date: 18th October 2012 at 14.00 BST
Duration: 43min and 10secs

Purpose:

Assessing your capabilities – where does your organisation need to improve?

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5. Making 2nd level education relevant for industry skills.

Presenter: Zarin Buckingham of Forel International School and Prof Umit Bititci of Strathclyde University
Moderator: Denis Kearney of futureSME
Date: 18th October 2012 at 16.00 BST
Duration: 41min and 51secs

Purpose:

The webinar outlines how schools can build business and manufacturing topics into their curricula.

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6. Preparing for the bank manager - how to present your financials to lending institutions.

Presenter: Jack Harty, formerly of Bank of Ireland
Moderator: Denis Kearney of futureSME
Date: 19th October 2012 at 14.00 BST
Duration: 43min and 6secs

Purpose:

The webinar provides an overview for non-financial managers on how to present their financial situation to external entities, such as banks, financiers etc. It also shows how these financial people assess this information.

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