43% of established businesses underestimate the consequences of digital disruption in their industry.
80% of them will not survive until 2020.
Everything in the business world is changing - driven by disruptive new business models and innovative technology.
The digital landscape of today often frightens executives and leaders who are struggling to make informed business decisions in the context of new technology and digital trends.
Knowing common ‘techie’ terms gives credibility as a leader, broadens your knowledge base and allows you to ask the right questions and make the right decisions.
Understanding the context of your industry and its response to digital advances will allow you to craft a tech strategy to dominate your sector.
This 2-hour intensive interactive workshop at London's stunning location, The Gherkin, is aimed at top executives and business owners to learn the fundamental terms and rules of digital transformation to create effective dialogue with employees, suppliers, partners and clients and increase business performance.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? CEOs, directors and company managers of organisations with over 20 staff that have been trading for at least two years.
You will learn how to:
- manage tech talent and acquire the right expertise and vocabulary to innovate in-house (tech people)
- develop a tech strategy that combines the digital with the physical (tech strategy)
- utilise data for better decision making (tech execution)
- use technology to generate more cash and improve your financial model (tech cash)
Only 30 seats available - £15 per ticket
08.30am - 09.00am Registration and breakfast
09.00am - 09.10am Introduction
09.10am - 09.20am Where are you in your digital development journey?
09.20am - 10.40am Digital development workshop
10.40am - 11.00am How to release cash internally to fund your digital development
11.00am - 11.30am Refreshments and networking
Organisers: BMIM and Breakthrough Funding
BMIM are a team of Strategists and Implementers who enable established businesses to move successfully through digital transformation. They do this by designing and integrating customised programmes to deliver more efficient systems and identify talent gaps. Find out more about their Management Programmes here.
Breakthrough Funding aim to guide small businesses towards alternative sources of investment. They specialise in R&D tax relief which allows companies to fund digital development without releasing equity or taking out loans. More details can be found here.
THE GHERKIN Entry details
Please come to the reception on the ground floor of the Gherkin to sign in. Your names will be at reception. You will be asked for your name and to show some form of ID (a bank card will be fine), then please go through the airport-style security. From there you will need to take Group C lifts to level 34. Then change lifts and go to level 38 where the Perrier Jouet dining room is located.
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When & Where
Kent and Medway FSB
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK's largest business organisation with approximately 200,000 members nationwide of whom 6,000 are based in Kent. The FSB protects the interests of self-employed and people who run small businesses. Members benefit from a wide range of high quality, good value business services.
Find out more about FSB Kent here.