Network for Success

Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015 Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015 Time: 07:45 - 09:15 Location: The Corinthian Club, Glasgow

This is a past event

Do you have the creativity and innovation to compliment your services and products? Is leadership and culture the asset it could be in your business?  – How are you planning to take advantage of opportunities in 2015?

For those who shouted ‘NO’ and came along to the February breakfast you were not left disappointed.

Creating Sparks revealed they are working with Glasgow Caledonian University to engage with SMEs across the City to access the University’s business support expertise and training to help fill the gaps in:

  • Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Culture
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship

The training model combines Glasgow Caledonian University’s expertise in innovation and research and Creating Sparks creativity and skills.

At our first Breakfast of 2015 Jane Gotts (Director of International Business Development with Glasgow Caledonian University) and your host Julian Westaby of Creating Sparks  Introduced the concept of this event led training.

Jane talked about the successes Glasgow Caledonian University have had with Scottish businesses both here and overseas and about the exciting opportunities there are of learning and working with the University and its unique skillset in the future.

Julian alongside Jane talked through the opportunities for you and your team to work with Glasgow Caledonian University and what the benefits are.

The first of the training is on Linkedin and details are as follows. If you want find out more or book a space please email:

Spaces are limited as numbers are small to help drive depth to the learning and Linkedin date options are as follows:

  • Tuesday 24th March: 9.30-12.30 or
  • Wednesday 25th March: 9.30-12.30 or
  • Wednesday 25th March: 1.30-4.30
  • Thursday 26th March 9.30-12.30

You only need to choose one of the sessions but please let us know if none of these dates suit so we can arrange a more suitable time.

The training session is only £125pp and you can also apply for 50% funding of the cost of training and it only takes a few minutes to complete the simple form. This can be downloaded at:

During the training we will demonstrate how to:

  • Optimise your profile and rank higher in LinkedIn searches thus increasing relevant visitors to your profile
  • Generate more leads by engaging with others using relevant content
  • Increase customer share by behaving smarter than your competitors
  • Engage targeted industry professionals
  • Use groups to become a thought leader and carry out research
  • Create Showcase pages for your business

The end result of this LinkedIn session is:

  • Optimised profile in LinkedIn
  • Development of new credible relationships
  • Communicating and engaging effectively with your target audience
  • Raised personal and brand profile

Training takes place at:

Glasgow Caledonian University
5th Floor, Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow G4 0FH

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