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Get FREE digital skills to help you become more confident online, grow your career or business, and maybe even launch the next big idea.

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Get new skills for a digital world - for free!

Institute of Coding (IoC) and Faculty of Business and Law, Coventry University are partnering with Google Digital Garage, one of Google's flagship investment programmes in the UK, where anyone can come and learn free digital skills.

Google is bringing its Google Digital Garage to Coventry University on 9 September 2019, offering students and businesses free advice and coaching on their digital skills to help them find a job, or grow in their business, career or confidence.

Three courses will be available during the day:

  • 1. Build Effective Presentations
  • 2. Safety First: Protect Yourself Online
  • 3. Get Started with Analytics

In the digital age, a basic understanding of how the online world works is useful and when it comes to business, it’s essential. We hope you'll come along and get the skills you need to become more confident online, grow your career or business, and maybe even launch the next big idea.

Google Digital Garage Lead Trainer: Priya Chauhan

Timetable

09:15 - 09:45 - Arrival & refreshments

09:45 - 10:45 – Build Effective Presentations

10:45 - 11:00 - Break

11:00 - 12:00 – Safety First: Protect Yourself Online

12:00 – 12.15 - Break

12:15 - 13:15 – Get Started with Analytics

Professor Heather McLaughlin, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law at Coventry University, will welcome our delegates to this event.

Build Effective Presentations

Polish your presentation skill and feel more confident when speaking to audiences.

1. Become familiar with presentations

2. Build your own presentation

3. Learn essential presentation skills

For beginners and intermediates who want to improve their presentations at work. We cover how to get your presentations to look good, with guidance on fonts, layouts and how to insert images and videos. You will learn how to structure a presentation to tell a story and the skills to help you present confidently.

Safety First: Protect yourself Online

Stay safe online when using a computer, tablet or smartphone.

1. Be safe online

2. Understand threats and how to avoid them

3. Gain control if you've been scammed

For anyone who wants to know how to get online safely, and how to protect their personal data, whether using a computer, tablet or smartphone. We cover how to stay safe when shopping online, how to manage multiple passwords and how to use family controls securely.

Get Started with Analytics

Get to grips with data and how insights based on marketing can help your business grow.

1. Define business goals

2. Discover insights through reports

3. Take action on real business questions

For small business owners and aspiring social media marketers who want to understand the role of web analytics and what 'data driven' decision making means for a business. We help you understand the insights available from different platforms, how to interpret them and how you can use this knowledge to grow your business.

This programme has been developed with the support of the Institute of Coding, a network of employers, universities, training providers and professional bodies working together to create the skills needed for the digital economy.

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