Women’s Business Club UK Power Hour Webinar Series

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Date
September 23 2021

Further Information

A series of 4 webinars presented by John Courtney of Boardroom Advisors in partnership with  Women’s Business Club UK. Sign up to each event individually below:

Common Challenges of Scaling Up – 23rd Sept @12noon

John will analyse ways to successfully grow as we come out of lockdown, starting with looking at strategic business direction in the new normal, marketing tactics including value proposition, why and how to use advisors.

In this masterclass you will learn how to:

  • Analyse the current business climate for your services
  • Adjust your marketing tactics as a result
  • Use advisors to help you through the process

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Growth Coming Out of Lockdown – 2nd Oct @12Noon

John Courtney will be analysing ways to successfully grow as we come out of lockdown, starting with looking at strategic business direction in the new normal, marketing tactics including value proposition, why and how to use advisors.

In this masterclass you will learn how to:

    • Analyse the current business climate for your services
    • Adjust your marketing tactics as a result
    • Use advisors to help you through the process

CLICK TO BOOK TICKETS FOR FREE

Business Strategy for the “New Normal” and How to Create an Actionable Plan – 21st Oct @12Noon

John  will analyse the strategic options for companies as we enter the “new normal”, starting with business processes including crisis assessment tool, SWOT, MOST and how and when to use advisors to help with the process.

In this masterclass you will learn how to:

  • Do a crisis assessment to analyse what the “new normal” might mean for your business
  • Use strategy tools to assess your business and plan a way forward
  • How and when to use advisors to help you through the process

CLICK TO BOOK TICKETS FOR FREE

Building Boards and Advisors – 4th Nov @12Noon

John discusses why you need to build your Board and Advisor team. The different requirements of Chairs, NEDs and Board Advisors. Some key areas of strategy and growth. How to choose the right people. How to reward Board members and Advisors.

In this masterclass you will learn how to:

  • Choose the right advisor can make a huge difference to your business
  • Strategy and growth are key operational areas
  • The right advisors can greatly increase your chances of funding success

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Speaker Background

John Courtney, Founder and CEO of Boardroom AdvisorsJohn is highly ranked in the Top 100 UK Entrepreneurs list by City AM and is winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from techSPARK.

He is Founder and CEO of BoardroomAdvisors.co which has 100 senior people as part-time Executive Directors (finance, marketing, sales, operations, IT even managing) plus NEDs/Chairs which they provide to scale-ups and growing family businesses in the UK, Europe and India and have plans to expand to the USA and the rest of the world.  John has been a Board Director himself for over 40 years and first started placing Non-Executive Directors over 25 years ago. John founded and ran six of his own businesses including a Management Consultancy for 10 years, a Corporate Finance offering for 10 years and a mid-sized Digital Agency for another 10 years.

He is also a very experienced business Mentor, with Microsoft Ventures then Microsoft Accelerator (now Microsoft Scale-Up), Pitch@Palace, SETsquared (scale-ups spinning out of the Universities of Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Surrey and Southampton) and Entrepreneurial Spark (now NatWest Accelerator). He is also on the Advisory Board for the Oracle Start-up Cloud Accelerator (OSCA). Having trained as a Strategy Consultant, John has run strategy training in the UK, Holland and West Indies and advised over 100 scale-ups, family businesses and SME’s in strategy. He has also been conference speaker at Tech For Britain, Digital Marketing, LikeMinds for Entrepreneurs and others. John is Chairman, NED or Board Advisor to several scale-up and SME businesses in both London and Bristol.

John is a lifelong cricket lover, has captained Gloucestershire Seniors and is a proud Ashes winner with the full England Seniors side. He has recently been Chairman of The Lord’s Taverners (West), a national charity focused on helping disabled and disadvantaged children through sport.

Women’s Business Club UK is a business community of career women and women entrepreneurs who sincerely care for our members and empower them to succeed. We are high calibre, real women who are determined to be all we can be and to enjoy the journey.


Written by: Kath Dawson