Short, snappy, knowledge packed sessions to fill your business brain!

So what is Bitesize Business?

With time and knowledge being two of the biggest pressures facing small & medium-sized businesses, we’ve created a series of short and snappy sessions exclusively for County Durham businesses to help improve their know-how on a range of business basics. Launching on the 24th of September, businesses can apply for a place and pick from a range of topics – the most appropriate topics for you and your business.

Taking place in the modern Viewpoint Centre on the outskirts of Consett, we’ve created small and intimate sessions for Durham-based businesses to attend, providing you with Bitesize Business tips and tricks that will suit your business and make the difference to your day.

Have a look at the range of bitesize sessions taking place and simply pick and mix to provide you with the support you need.

We've developed these sessions for small business owners to get the knowledge they need:

Session Date Overview
Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers - Finding & Keeping Customers 24th September The secret to finding and keeping customers is in your practises and techniques. Create a great first impression with customers and what you need to do keep them buying from you time & time again.
Communicating Effectively 1st October The successful art of communication through effective messages, styles and channels to maximise business opportunities.

What more can we say……. Good communication = Good Business
Sales (Keep on Selling) 8th October Create a personal, relatable sales strategy to boost revenue, convert sales and build relationships with your customers to maximise business opportunities.

Win business, make money and grow
Customer Experience Impact 15th October “Happy to Help”

Set yourself apart by creating an exceptional customer experience strategy & customer connections through exploring the customer journey with your organisation
To Tweet or Not to Tweet – that is the Question. Digital Marketing 101 22nd October SMEs can grow up to twice as fast with a strong digital presence and they can potentially create twice as many jobs, learn how with our Digital Marketing 101.
Time Robbers – Time Management for Business 5th November Get more done in your available time and spot those time robbers without getting stressed with our time-saving tips!

All sessions start at 09:30 and finish at 13:30 - they're held at Viewpoint, Derwentside Business Centre in Consett.

But remember, there are only 8 places available on each of these fully funded sessions, exclusively available to County Durham businesses.

Apply now and choose the sessions that suit your business.

Go to the application form

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Funding is provided by the European
Regional Development Fund 2014-20


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From start up to growth.

Our unique support programmes can provide help no matter what stage your business is at.