Masterclass on business systems

12:00pm on 22/03/2022

Unsure about systems for ‘Customer Relationship Management’, ‘Material Requirements Planning’ or ‘Enterprise Resource Planning’ amongst others?

Join us on Tuesday 22nd March, 12pm-4:00pm for our fully funded masterclass that will take you through the key things to consider, what pitfalls to look out for and how to best prepare when looking to improve efficiencies and investing in a business support system. This session will help you define what it is you need from a system and a process for selecting a suitable system.

This session will cover:

• Defining the Business Case

• Ensuring ROI

• Budgets

• Cultural impact

• Securing user buy-in

• Defining processes and functionality

• Your data health

• Available grant funding

It will not recommend any systems.

Lunch on arrival at 12:00pm followed by the masterclass 12:15pm – 4:00pm

Speaker: Darren Buxton, Business Support Advisor, South Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Darren has spent the last 8 years in consulting, helping local and national businesses grow across several sectors including manufacturing, education, services, IT and technology. Darren has a strong background covering over 20 years in strategy development, sales operations and operational performance. Darren has held sales and commercial director positions and has experience of leading domestic and international sales activity across EMEA and US.

There is also the chance to learn about and our Digital Innovation for Growth Programme* funding a series of masterclasses, access to DMC maker Lab and Sheffield Hallam University Academic expertise.

*The DIfG programme is available for eligible SMEs across Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster, and Rotherham, as well as Chesterfield, North-East Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales, Bolsover, and Bassetlaw.