With the world changing around us and many small businesses facing existential concerns, there is a growing need for business model innovation: switching your business model fast to use digital tools and channels to continue in business, and even grow. We will talk through how you move fast to adapt your model, some examples of ways small businesses have pivoted in this difficult time, and some hints and tips on how you can get yourself moving forward, even working remotely and with reduced resource.
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About the speaker
Michelle Ovens MBE is a small business enterprise expert who runs Small Business Britain, an organisation with a world class track record in the conception, management and execution of high profile, national campaigns particularly in the small business and enterprise sectors.
BT Skills For Tomorrow
With the spread of the coronavirus, having the right digital skills to do business online is more important than ever. That’s why BT developed new learning content and is working with a range of brilliant partners, such as Google Digital Garage and Small Business Britain, to run a host of free webinars with experts to help SMEs cope.
These online courses will help SME owners and their employees improve their digital skills through new online tools, social media advice and new digital tips and tricks, empowering them with the skills they need today during these challenging times.
Our Skills for Tomorrow website also brings together a series of free business-focused courses.
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