Digital Boost offers free mentoring, courses, workshops and content to equip your organisation with essential digital skills and to understand digital better. Sign up to get free one-on-one mentoring with a digital expert tailored to the needs of your business. Webinars and Workshops cover topics such as Search Engine Optimisation, Facebook Ads, types of Payment Systems and more. The Resource Library allows you to browse the comprehensive library of learning content covering topics such as E-Commerce, Business Operations, Data Analytics, Infrastructure to Security & Data Protection.
Tech Nation fosters the growth of digital businesses and clusters across the country. Their mission is build a pipeline of high-growth tech businesses by nurturing talent, publishing research and championing the UK tech sector. Tech Nation built the Digital Business Academy to help aspiring entrepreneurs learn the skills they need to succeed. Their free online business courses help businesses get the skills to start, grow or join a digital business. With a wide range of topics such as How to build a tech for good start-up and using company culture to retain talent to measuring and communicating your impact and raising investment funds.
Lloyds Bank Academy offer free digital workshops for small businesses and charities through a virtual training programme led by industry experts and partners helping businesses to improve their digital presence and digital skills. Read their latest insight here.
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) launched Power Up to highlight the fact that the West-Midlands has the fastest growing digital sector outside London. linking resources for employers to upskill their workforce so that your businesses has the digital skills that it needs to succeed.
BT’s Skills for Tomorrow programme offers advice for businesses to enable them to adapt and grow from Launching a Business and Developing a Start-Up Mentality to the Fundamentals of Digital Marketing and the Basics of Social Media to Promoting your Business with Online Advertising.
Online learning with FutureLearn could be the answer to the business challenges of your organisation. From custom courses, to learning for thousands of employees their courses cover a range of subjects to more generic topics such as digital marketing skills and analytics to IT and Computer Science Courses which deliver learning on subjects like AI and Robotics, Business Technology, Coding and Programming, Cyber Security and Game Development.
Google for Startups built campuses to support a global network of top tech bubs, accelerators and diversity-focussed organisations across 125 countries connecting the campuses community to the best of Googles resources. It features startup school where you can join their comprehensive training program, the program equips leaders with the tools and skills to advance and scale their growing startup. Training takes place 2 – 3 times a week and will introduce startups to Google tools such as Google Ads, Google Analytics and Google Cloud. See Current Training.
Google Digital Garage offers a range of free online learning content designed to help your business or in your careers. You can select individual modules or take an entire course learning at a pace that suits you. Course such as how to get a business online, build your digital presence, sell to customers online and stay safe from hackers.