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The Selby Centre is a centre of excellence for collaborative charity and social businesses working together to create community wealth and support.
The Selby Trust has secured a large Government Grant to provide business to business support including a suite of free training courses and free management consultancy for local business owners and managers.
Support includes Marketing, Social Media Optimisation, Web Site Development, AI tools, Employment Law, Restructuring, Product Development, Charity and Social Enterprise Structures, Governance, Raising Finance and Bid Writing.
The advice will be delivered via our partners including Kingston University Business School and Locality UK.
FREE MANAGEMENT TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:
FREE CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:
As participants on the programme, you'll get the opportunity to join our network and benefit from:
Meet the Buyer Events
Early Notification of Public Procurement Contracts
Selby Awards Ceremony
Speed dating - Local Businesses
Notification of Small Business Development Grants from Selby Trust
Focus Groups – free access to representative people on sounding boards for business development ideas.
Our trainers - About Fran Hyde
An experienced but always curious ‘social value’ focused marketing educator. Interested in marketing practice, and especially interested in marketing by not-for-profits. Active in ensuring marketing makes a positive impact on society.
Fran Has experience as a Hospice trustee - Deputy Chair and Chair of the Corporate Governance and Risk Committee. Member of Worshipful Company of Marketors - Chair of the Marketors Education and Knowledge Development Committee. Member of the Education Committee Academy of Marketing
Our trainers - About Alastair Brown
Alastair Brown is a forward-thinking Artificial Intelligence specialist with experience in upskilling staff for artificial intelligence. He uses practical hands-on examples of AI so non-technical attendees can get excited about the potential of AI in their industry and personal lives.
Alistair is very proud to be the first in the UK to get a course on Responsible AI accredited by the CPD and always teaches how sustainable and safe AI should be adopted.
His technical speciality is in crafting semi-autonomous AI agents guided by responsible AI practices and he demonstrates this to technical and non-technical learners. Alastair prides himself on being a skilled communicator, presenting intricate AI and agent concepts to diverse audiences. He is committed to harnessing AI for innovation while advocating responsible AI use.
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