Free masterclasses on offer to support Doncaster businesses

These masterclasses cover a number of topics and could provide vital support and information for your business

Are you a local business that is worried about the increased costs of doing business?

If so, then a series of business masterclasses scheduled over the next few months could provide vital support to you. The masterclasses delivered by Doncaster Council’s Business Doncaster team will provide information and support across a number of topics including increased productivity, marketing improvements, developing your workforce, managing cashflow, achieving certifications and handling assessments.

Events that have taken place over the last couple of years have been tough on small, local businesses, which is why Business Doncaster want to help ease those pressures. The masterclasses have been organised to offer support for all Doncaster businesses, particularly SMEs in order to help increase sales, reach new markets and strengthen resilience as the cost of running a business increases and the economy continues to struggle.  

Our business advisors will be in attendance and will be happy to offer their support either on the day or at a later date to suit you.


Here are the upcoming masterclasses:    

  • 25 January: Don’t just build a business – build a brand

Business Doncaster is pleased to have secured the talents of Professor Steve McKevitt, Oxford University author & professor of brand communication at Leeds Business School, whose clients include Nike, Coca Cola and Sony Playstation. Steve will help you and your business create value for your customers but most importantly for your business…by building your brand. AM and PM sessions are available.

  • 28 February / 23 March: Is low productivity holding your business back from its true potential?

This masterclass will help businesses further enhance awareness and understanding of workplace productivity and show how you can improve productivity.

  • 28 February / 23 March: Developing your biggest asset - your people

This masterclass is for any high growth SME business looking to upskill their current workforce.

  • 28 February / 23 March: Managing cashflow and finance

These are unprecedented times, with many businesses struggling with the management of costs and access to finance, including alternative sources of funding. This masterclass will discuss how to access funding in order to grow your business.

  • 28 February / 23 March: Your business – the certifications, credentials and assessments

This masterclass will further enhance awareness and understanding of what specific industries require in order to embrace tender opportunities and orders that may arise on a national footprint.


Councillor Glyn Jones, Cabinet Member for Housing and Business said: “It is fantastic that our local businesses are being given the opportunity to benefit from these sessions, all delivered by business advisers that have years of experience across a range of sectors. I would encourage all Doncaster businesses to attend at least one if not all of the masterclasses on offer”.

If you are a local business wanting to succeed and grow, then these masterclasses are for you. To find out more and register, please visit:

Booking Links:

Don’t Just Build a Business – Build a Brand

Is low productivity holding your business back from its true potential?

Developing Your Biggest Asset - Your People

Managing Cashflow and Finance

Your business – the certifications, credentials and assessments

Business Support:

Business Doncaster provide a wide range of targeted support and guidance to help businesses of any size or sector to locate, grow and flourish.

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