Covid-19 Business recovery response webinar series

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Business Resilience


The University of Kent's business and innovation gateway team have collaborated with academics across the university to bring you a series of webinars to help support you and your business. Our academic experts have presented on topics such as e-commerce, valuing your staff, avoiding being the victim of fraud and more. We are here to aid you in making your business more resilient, with advice and guidance on how your business can progress and grow.

"This series of webinars for SME’s run by the University of Kent was very useful and provided a number of action points to support our future planning. Thoroughly recommend this series to clients who would be interested or benefit from the webinars." Christopher Savage, FISM Director

  "Webinars were very well researched & presented & it was a pleasure to be part of. The opportunity for questions to speakers and interest in what the delegates attending the webinar have according to their own interests has proved really valuable." Lydia Saul, Bedford Borough Council.

Covid-19 Webinar Series

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e-Commerce, how to enter the virtual retail world

Jason Marshall from the Kent IT Consultancy at the University of Kent shares his expertise on eCommerce, online shops and more.

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Scanned Handwritten Signatures, Fodder for Forgery

Dr Sanjay Bhattacherjee from the University of Kent's School of Computing shares his expertise on cybersecurity, randsonware and more.

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Show me the money! What financial support is available

Dr Catherine Robinson from the Kent Business School at the University of Kent shares her top tops for finding financial support for your business.

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(Re) Imagining Tourism

Dr Juliane Thieme from the Kent Business School at the University of Kent discusses the future of tourism in Kent.

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Translating Culture Online

Dr Frances Guerin, Dr Ben Thomas and Dr Sophie Quirk from School of Arts join Deirdre Wells, CEO of Visit Kent, to discuss culture in a virtual world.

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Stories, Wellbeing and Business; Finding Meaning in Covid 19

Dr Dieter Declercq from the School of Arts shares what stories can teach us about wellbeing and how businesses can tell their Covid-19 story.

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Working With Neurodiversity In Mind - What Can We Learn From Lockdown

Dr Zaffie Cox and Dr Chloe Farahar from the School of Psychology share their expertise on working with neurodiversity in mind.

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Rethinking inclusive employment practices in lockdown: Live Comedy

Dr Sophie Quirk and Dr Lavinia Brydon from the School of Arts and Tom Sharkey from CCCU share what live comedy can teach us about inclusive practices.

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Backup or Packup

Dr Sanjay Bhattacherjee, Lecturer in School of Computing shares his expertise on cybersecurity, ransomware and more on how to keep your data safe.

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Creating Value Through Innovation - In the Tourism and Leisure Sector

Dr Juliane Thieme, Adam Smith from Kent Business School, Deidre Wells OBE and Hollie Coffey from Go to Places, explore innovation in the sector.


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In a challenging time for the thousands of Kent businesses which make up the visitor economy, Visit Kent is delighted to support the University's Business Resilience webinars to discuss top tips on innovation, business modelling and key trends.

Deirdre Wells OBE , Visit Kent

HR Network Webinar Series

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Career Callings in the Covid-19 Workplace

Dr Clara De Inocencio Laporta explores how the pandemic has changed employee’s approaches to work.

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Making Effective Business Decisions After Covid-19

Dr Dawn Nicholson explores how you can apply psychology to improve decision-making.

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Flexible Working Post-Pandemic and Return to Work

Dr Heejung Chung, Reader of Sociology and Social Policy, provides detailed data on the trend towards flexible working.

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Widening the Talent Gateway

Hear from our team, our Careers and Employability Service, and HR GO Recruitment, on how we can support you with your recruitment and skills needs.

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