Digital Skills Summit 2013

Organised by Manchester Digital in association with BCS Manchester Branch.

Date:
Thursday 21 February 2013

Time:
1.30pm - 6.00pm

Venue:
Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester, M60 2LA

Cost:
Free and open to all.

Synopsis:

Attendance at the Summit is free and open to any digital business, education provider, training provider or other interested organisations and individuals. It is organised by Manchester Digital in association with BCS Manchester Branch.

Topics covered on the day include:

  • Findings from the Manchester Digital Skills Audit, where are the real skills shortages, where is the talent going?
  • Developing the regional talent pool, whose responsibility is it, how do we work together more effectively to grow the NW talent base
  • Affordable ways to develop staff skills and keep up with technical change
  • Apprenticeships, understand what makes a good provider & a bad provider and how to get the right apprentices for your business
  • Plus have your say on what colleges and universities should be doing

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event could be part of your CPD, including as part of the CPD process for Chartered status. Further details can be found at www.bcs.org/cpd