Global Entrepreneurship Week to be celebrated with an exciting schedule of FREE events for employers

GEW 2020 Events for Talent United

Talent United, our employer engagement initiative run host an exciting schedule of free online training and networking events during the week commencing Monday 16 November, to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020.

The events form part of a wider agenda of activities organised by our Enterprise team which will bring together our community of students and local employers, to mark the special week.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest annual celebration of innovators and job creators who launch start-ups to bring their ideas to life to drive economic growth. Each November, the event reaches millions of people through local, national and global activities, connecting participants to a network that can help them take the next step on their entrepreneurial journey.

Throughout the week, Talent United will host four FREE online masterclasses for employers:

In addition, a breakfast networking session on Wednesday 18 November at 9.30am will feature a keynote presentation from local entrepreneurs Phil Hornby and Helen Williams. The session, entitled: ‘CRISIS – Dealing with and bouncing back from the challenge of being in business through COVID-19′, will also feature a live question and answer session.

Jess Widdowson, Enterprise Team Leader at Barnsley College, said: “Global Entrepreneurship Week is a hotly anticipated event in the Talent United calendar which connects employers with our students to share a wide range of activities. The week will encourage our students to consider their own potential for founding a business of their own whilst offering employers the opportunity to network and share ideas and best practice.”

Also on offer for employers is our employer open event on Thursday 12 November at 10.00am, at which our dedicated Business Development team will showcase courses for workforce development, funding incentives for employers and insights from organisations who work with us. The event will also feature a live question and answer session.

For more information and to register for any of these events please visit www.barnsley.ac.uk/events. Alternatively, contact the Talent United team by emailing talentunited@barnsley.ac.uk.

Last updated: 23rd October 2020

Originally posted on: 23rd October 2020