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Join Tooting Works for an exciting workshop where they’ll be exploring the essential world of tech and digital!

Get ready to learn the essential skills and knowledge needed to navigate this ever-evolving landscape. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, their Tech Week event is the perfect opportunity to expand your horizons and gain valuable insights from industry experts. Don’t miss out on this unique learning experience!

In this free 5 day workshop you will embrace your new skills in building websites, personal branding, learning HTML and CSS to help improve your business sales or employability.

And with your newfound digital skills they will also show you how to pitch for investment funding to start and scale your business.

Tooting Works Tech Week workshop covers:

Monday 12th June – How to have a functional website to improve personal brand awareness and business sales

Discussion Points:

  • The suitable website type for your business needs
  • Ways to enhance the design of your website to meet your objectives and goals
  • Crucial components you require on your website to boost sales and engagement
  • Understanding how and when to update your website
  • Improving your business’s ranking on Google search engine through SEO techniques
  • Whether to engage a developer to oversee your website or handle it independently
  • Essential information to provide when collaborating with website developers, and managing contracts
  • Ensuring the security of your website and preserving a backup of your website’s data
  • Determining the appropriate hosting platform and cost plan for your business

Tuesday 13th June – How to digitally use your personal brand to increase business sales or employability

Discussion Points:

  • Identifying Your Area of Expertise
  • Building Trust and Expertise
  • How to Sell More With a Personal Brand
  • Making Posting Easy with Social Media Apps
  • Topics and news the stay away from reporting
  • Finding & Joining Groups
  • Keep Your Brand Voice, Image & Tone Consistent
  • How to Study Influencers

Wednesday 14th June – Learning HTML and CSS as the First Step Towards Starting Your Tech Career Journey

Discussion Points:

  • Introduce the basics of HTML and CSS, explaining their roles in web development and design
  • Use visual aids such as diagrams and examples to help students understand the structure and syntax of HTML and CSS
  • Encourage students to practice coding and provide feedback on their work to help them improve
  • Provide resources and tools such as online tutorials and code editors to help students learn and practice coding
  • Show students how to test their code in different browsers and devices to ensure compatibility and responsiveness
  • Teach students best practices for coding, such as organizing files and using comments to make code more readable and maintainable
  • Help students build simple web pages and applications using HTML and CSS to give them hands-on experience
  • Discuss the various career paths and opportunities available in the tech industry and how HTML and CSS skills can be applied in different roles
  • Provide guidance and resources for students to continue learning and expanding their skills in web development and other tech fields

*Just a friendly reminder that for this workshop, we kindly request that you bring your own laptop with you.

Thursday 15th June 6.30pm-8.30pm Networking Event at Tooting Works

Discussion Points:

  • Gain insights into industry-specific best practices and explore ways to leverage technology to drive personal or business growth
  • Leveraging tech to maximise your performance as an entrepreneur
  • Develop effective strategies for approaching potential employers or business partners, and learn how to position yourself and your skills effectively in the tech industry
  • Refine your CV to make it compelling and impactful for tech employers, and gain a deeper understanding of what they look for in potential candidates
  • Learn how to use LinkedIn to build and maintain professional relationships in the tech industry, and leverage the platform to connect with potential employers and advance your career goals

Friday 16th June – Pitching and presenting for investment funding and increasing your confidence with funding applications

Discussion Points:

  • Developing a compelling pitch deck that tells a compelling story about your business
  • Practicing your pitch and presentation skills in a safe and supportive environment
  • Conducting thorough research on your target investors or funders to craft a personalised and relevant pitch
  • Anticipating and addressing common investor or funder questions
  • How to Build relationships with potential investors or funders
  • Creating a clear and realistic funding plan that outlines your funding needs
  • Increasing your financial literacy and acumen to create credible and persuasive funding proposals
  • Learning from feedback and rejections, and continuously improving your pitching and funding skills and strategies

Session Times:

Afternoon Workshops: 1pm-3pm In-Person at Tooting Works

Evening Workshops: 6.30pm-8.30pm In-Person at Tooting Works