Into the Future: I Didn’t Expect That! – 27th September 2016

Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange Breakfast Event Business leaders, politicians and many others continue to ignore the patently obvious. The 2007/2008 financial crisis was ‘unexpected’, and our recent vote for Brexit came as a ‘surprise’. Many are also bewildered when a ransomware attack destroys all of their data, while few people appreciate the implications of implementing the Paris Agreement, planetary...

Intercultural Business Communication – 15th September 2016

The challenges of being able to communicate effectively in multilingual, multicultural business environments are numerous. Every year, substantial amounts of staff time and company finances are wasted due to ineffective communication between colleagues, customers and clients from different cultural backgrounds with different communicative expectations. This package provides a practical approach to identifying different communicative styles when English...

Effective Decision-Making and Team Dynamics – 8th September 2016

This workshop examines the linguistics of decision-making and how to create effective teams. It investigates how to sustain effective rapport management between colleagues, clients and customers. Based on the principles of Linguistic Profiling, this workshop takes a hands-on approach, providing a practical set of toolkits that will aid business leaders in reflecting upon how they...

Over £200 million of innovation funding on offer

On Friday 15th July, The University of Nottingham hosted an event for local business leaders to showcase the range of funding available to support innovation. The funding landscape for innovation has changed dramatically and presents many fresh opportunities for growing and innovative businesses. Over 80 delegates attended the session to hear...

Pioneering business support initiative launched across Nottinghamshire

A new drive to boost the Nottinghamshire economy and create jobs by championing business innovation has been launched. Managed by Oxford Innovation, Pioneer 10 Notts is a free growth coaching programme for entrepreneurs in Nottinghamshire. Tailored for start-up and growing businesses, the programme includes; workshops, online tools and one-to-one support...

East Midlands Scale Up programme launched

The East Midlands Scale Up programme has been launched to seek out the most ambitious high growth companies from across the region who have a desire and the ability to successfully scale their organisations. The programme is initially open to just 50 businesses with the potential to quickly reach the next level of...