Implementing a Digital IT Strategy to Grow your Business: Part 2

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub

Location: Action Planning Workshop

Cost: FREE


Wednesday, 12th May 2021 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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Our 2 part, 3 hour workshops cover the foundation/ introduction level of designing and implementing a digital IT Strategy, linked to your business growth and productivity improvement. We will investigate how you can improve day-to-day business operations through the implementation of IT Software & Systems 

This workshop is designed to help you with an outlined introduction of designing, building and implementing a digital IT strategy. The sessions will help you identify your key objectives, review operational issues, and give guidance on how IT solutions may benefit.

The session will include a review of different IT software and systems, and how they could be used to improve your productivity and growth.  

Examples will be given on how you might implement and maintain these systems.

Who should attend this workshop?

  • Person(s) responsible for general office administration 
  • IT support staff 
  • Business Process Owners
  • Persons responsible for purchasing IT services, projects etc. 
  • Operational Improvement Staff

Please note that this workshop is open to trading SMEs based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Businesses located outside of this area will be unable to attend and instead directed to alternative support.

What will we cover?

  • Business Requirements 

  • Business/IT Goals, Objectives, KPI’s & Action Planning 

  • Different types of IT systems 

  • Introduction to Project Management Key Principles 

  • Managing IT Work  

  • Planning an improvement 

  • Making the improvement 

  • Feedback and Reviews

What outcomes can you expect from joining us?

After attending this workshop, you will:  

  • Summary of Business your objectives, opportunities, pain points 

  • Understanding of IT software  

  • Understanding of IT systems 

  • Understanding of IT processes and procedures 

  • Outline of Change Management


  • 2.00pm - 2.50pm - Workshop presentation

  • 2.50pm - 3.00pm - Break

  • 3.00pm - 3.50pm - Workshop presentation

  • 3.50pm - 4.00pm - Break

  • 4.00pm - 4.45pm - Workshop presentation

  • 4.45pm - 5.00pm - Q&A

Who’ll be presenting this workshop?

Mark Cawar is an experienced IT professional and cloud specialist who has held senior digital roles for over two decades.

For the last 6 years, Mark has been working in a consulting capacity - helping SMEs across multiple sectors to define, design, and adopt digital infrastructure strategies to improve their business processes.




Click here to book your place on to: Implementing a Digital IT Strategy to Grow your Business: Part 1


This workshop is hosted by the D2N2 Growth Hub, East Midlands Chamber and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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