Looking to turn up the temperature on your business ambitions this winter?

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Our winter warmer sessions are designed to equip you with greater insight and focus on the key building blocks of a successful and innovative business. You can decide to attend one or more of the sessions, depending on your business stage and knowledge gaps.

The sessions will be workshop-based, with content designed to challenge entrepreneurs to be innovative in their thinking and understanding of customer needs.

Plus, it's the chance for you to network and make new connections with fellow entrepreneurs in the creative and inspiring environment of Perth’s Famous Grouse Ideas Centre.

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Friday November 18th | 2pm-5pm
Rapid User Research – Understanding the real needs of real customers.

With some studies indicating that over 90% of failed businesses do so because their products and services fail to meet their customers real needs, how exactly do you go about understanding what those real needs are? In this fast paced and practical session, we will equip you with tools and techniques from the world of Design Thinking that you can immediately put into action to better understand your real customers real needs.

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Friday November 25th | 2pm-5pm
Building your Business Strategy: SWOT & Pestle Analysis

In an everchanging world it’s more important than ever that you avoid the habit of assuming you know what you and your market is doing. Understanding the opportunities and threats, both within your organisation and out with, allows you to be better prepared to seize opportunities for growth and change as they arise.
In this session we’ll explore tools that will assist with clear and up to date analysis of the opportunities available to your business. We’ll discuss how to acknowledge threats and where appropriate, turn them into opportunity.

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Friday December 2nd| 1pm-3:30pm
Nurturing your business through nurturing yourself

The health capital of the business founder is the most important asset of any business. Yet self-limiting beliefs can often creep into our thoughts and lower our self-regard. However, even in challenging times, it is possible to consciously change how we think about ourselves, and in turn our business. This session will furnish you with tools and strategies to help recognise and reframe unhelpful beliefs. Build more confidence to achieve goals and move ourselves and our business ambitions forward in balance and unison.

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Thursday December 8th | 1pm-4pm
What are you promising your customer? The Value Proposition

Your value proposition is the promise you make to your customer, and if you get this element of your business wrong, no end of money spent marketing your product or service will allow your business to meet its full potential.

In this session we’ll explore your businesses value proposition, introducing you to tools you can use to continually test your market and explore possible new customer groups. We’ll also introduce you to value-based pricing and how adding value to your product or service can help you to grow through innovation as well as keep the cash flowing.

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  • An existing business – whatever stage it's at
  • Bags of enthusiasm and drive – you love a challenge and aspire to drive your business further
  • Commitment – you'll get the most from the sessions by being present and engaged

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  • A supportive, collaborative environment – you'll work closely with Andrew your Programme Manager and the specialist facilitators we’ll bring into the session where appropriate
  • Access to expert advice and mentorship – via workshops, one-to-ones and dedicated guidance
  • The confidence to achieve your goals – transform your thinking and be ready to take on anything!

Any questions?

You can fill out our enquiry form here or Email accelerator@elevatoruk.com and a member of the team will be in touch!

Winter Warmer Sessions - Perth & Kinross

Famous Grouse Ideas Centre (Perth Creative Exchange) Stormont St, Perth PH1 5NW.

18th November to 9th December. Attend any number of sessions.

Interactive in-person workshops.

Free to Perth and Kinross based businesses.

Delivered by specialist, experienced facilitators.

Opportunities to network and engage with other local businesses and entrepreneurs.

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