Our series of masterclass workshops aim to boost productivity and profitability by enabling carbon-conscious SMEs to acquire new skills, resources and knowledge. These sessions are designed to deliver tangible impacts by improving participants’ knowledge of carbon reduction and building awareness of new techniques, technologies and innovations.
Each workshop is delivered by experts, usually from our own specialist academic team – each of whom has accumulated a wealth of industry experience. Practical advice and guidance is coupled with real world experience for maximum learning outcomes.
For information on upcoming workshops and to register, please scroll below. To book select the appropriate workshop and click book now.
We look forward to deliver the following workshops in 2019-2020
Expert advice and grant support to help SMEs reduce their carbon footprint
Aston University is currently delivering a free low carbon business support programme in the West Midlands. We are delighted to launch the Low Carbon SMEs project in the Black Country to help smaller businesses replace old, inefficient equipment and provide dedicated one-to-one support to assist SMEs in reducing their carbon footprint. This event is open to high-energy-using SME’s in the Black Country.
Benefits of attending:
Our Energy experts provide a holistic approach to energy efficiency based on your needs that will lead you to higher productivity and increased net profit. Eligible companies can apply for up to 50% per cent of the capital costs of equipment.
|09:00am||Registration & networking|
|09:30 AM||Welcome note by the Project Director
Professor Prasanta Dey
|09:40 AM||Opening address by The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Wolverhampton
Councillor Phil Page
|09:50 AM||Introduction to the Low Carbon SMEs Programme
John Kyffin-Hughes (Business Engagement Manger)
|10:00 AM||Presentation by High Speed Two (HS2)
Robert Slater (Supply Chain Manager)
|10:20 AM||Low carbon business case study by Collins (formerly known as UTC)
Gail Dawson/ (Environmental Health and Safety Manager)/ Mark Sharples (Operations Manager)
|10:50AM||Queen’s Awards for Black Country Businesses
Dr Satya Sharma MBE DL(Deputy Lieutenant, Lead of Wolverhampton Group)Slyvia Perkin MBE TD JP DL(Deputy Lieutenant, Lead of Sandwell GroupDr. Nasir Awan MBE DL(Deputy Lieutenant, Business Group Lead)
|11:00 AM||Interactive roundtable discussions & 1-2-1 surgery sessions with expert advisors|
|11:50 AM||Closing note|
|12:00 PM||Buffet lunch and networking|
|14-03-2019||Black Country Launch Event||Book Now|
Join us to learn the best practices & strategies to reduce your logistics costs and enhance business efficiency
Benefits of attending
|21-03-2019||Green Logistics||Book Now|