28 November 2014

December 2014 Cambridge
Here’s just a taster of some of the events running in the Cambridge area in December.  Due to the festive period, events are rather thin on the ground – if you have any you wish to add please do so in the comments section below,

Small Business Saturday – Nationwide Event

Small Business Saturday UK is a grassroots, non-political, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities. The day itself takes place on the first shopping Saturday in December each year, but the campaign aims to have a lasting impact on small businesses. In 2014 Small Business Saturday UK will take place on Saturday December 6th.

Find out how to get involved here.

Effective Sales Culture and Successful Negotiations

Tuesday 2nd December


Huntingdon Racecourse, Brampton, Huntingdon, PE28 4NL

Non-Member Fee: £27.00 (plus VAT)

More information

UKTI East: Business Culture and Language Workshop – Germany

Wednesday 3rd December

9:30am to 3:30pm

St John’s Innovation Centre, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

This Business Culture and Language Workshop (Germany) is part of a series of highly-rated courses invaluable for those who wish to show their commitment to their chosen export markets. The day-long courses will help you to convince, communicate and collaborate with organisations and stake-holders in your overseas markets. Learn about, and understand the German culture and language.

The trainers are: Susannah Poulton, Culture and Adviser, UKTI

For more information about this event please email Leon Palmer  at l.palmer@uktieast.org.uk or call 01707 398728

Cost of Event:£25+VAT per delegate

Introduction to Sales

Wednesday 3rd December

Cambridge Regional College, King Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2QT

The Fundamentals of a Sales training course is ideal for those new to the world of sales, also for those at any level of the sales ladder looking to gain additional knowledge in the approach to selling.

More information

How To Use LinkedIn For Your Business

Thursday 4th December

09:30 – 13:00

LinkedIn for Business – the ‘business’ social networking platform

This interactive workshop will enable you to understand how to fully harness the power of this platform as a start-up business and how to get the most out of networking online using groups, discussions and company pages.

More information

Facet5 Audition Workshop

Thursday 11th December

9:00am to 12:30pm

Moller Centre, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Facet5’s Audition module enables you to build ideal role templates, match candidates against these and design candidate specific interviews which can be used as part of your selection and recruitment process – plus talent spotting and succession plans.

You will find the workshop useful if you are working in recruitment or interested in using a personality measure to improve recruitment practices and impact.

More information

Don’t forget to add your business event in the comments below ……

Written by Davina Young @ Nwes



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