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Boost Your Business

Create new connections, and develop your digital marketing skills and project management skills with the Boost Your Business course!

Delivered over 3 days, Boost Your Business is a fully-funded residential course for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit. Whether you're a business owner or an individual working for a forward-thinking company, Boost Your Business will equip you with new skills, 2 qualifications, and one non-accredited college certificate. You'll also have the opportunity to network with up to 50 likeminded business owners and professionals!
What you'll learn
Over one weekend you will learn:
Digital marketing skills

You will cover a variety of digital marketing strategies which will earn you the Level 2 Award in Digital Promotion for Business.
  • Digital Promotion for Business
  • Understanding Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) for Business
  • Coordinating the Use of Digital Media for Business
  • Coordinating Offline and Digital Media for Business
  • Emergent Digital Techniques for Business
  • Producing Digital Promotional Content for Business
  • Measuring the Effectiveness of Digital Promotional Activity for Business
  • Understanding Social Media

Business development skills

Completing the following workshops will earn you the Level 2 Certificate in Developing Enterprise Skills.

  • Exploring Enterprise Skills
  • Tender Writing, Developing a PQQ and Identifying Routes to Tender for a Business
  • Introduction to the Business Chassis
  • Introduction to Sales Pitches
  • Plan and Carry Out an Enterprise Project
  • Evaluate Enterprise Project and Skills


When and where the courses are held

Courses are held in venues across Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham every two weeks. You can select which dates you would like to attend during the registration process.


Who can register

If you are self-employed or employed, over 19 years old and live in, work in, or are seeking work in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear or County Durham, then you can register for the course. If you're a business owner, you can also register your team to attend too. 


How to register

Places for Boost Your Business are limited and are filling up fast. To register your interest, contact Debbie on 0191 230 6410 or


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