Our weekly roundup of new webinars so you can stay updated with the latest trends in the world of business
Remote working, the new normal, and virtual work continue to trend across the world months after the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a global emergency. Businesses are undergoing a period of transformation unlike anything before. Get insights and advice straight from founders and executives of new shifts in business, delivered to you right where you are, through these free new webinars, virtual lectures, and panels.
1. Nailing an Online Pitch: Tips, Tricks & Hacks to Present and Raise Capital in a Zoom/Virtual World
How startups pitch to investors has become more consequential as funding wells dry up and investors become more cautious of where they put their money. Pitching through voice or video call is going to be the norm, at least in the short term, so startups will want to refine their fundraising and online pitching skills.
Date and Time: Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 04:30 PM – 05:30 PM GMT
Speaker: Gabe Zichermann, 6X Tech Entrepreneur, Author, and Public Speaker
2. 10 Principles to Running a Virtual Company Extremely Well
Working remotely has never been more important, and companies are exploring how they can do this most effectively. Some of the themes this webinar covers are virtual meetings, units of accountability, and benefiting from the transition to virtual work.
Date and Time: Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM EDT
Speaker: CEO, Maui Mastermind, David Finkel
3. Future of Work
The webinar delves into how the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped how people live and work, and the role of the physical environment in this transition. Participants will also receive a copy of a whitepaper on Healthy Buildings, which includes simple strategies to improve workplace health and productivity.
Date and Time: Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 03:00 PM – 03:30 AM GMT
Speakers: Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Fifth Wall, Brendan Wallace, and Founder and CEO, EDGE, Coen van Oostrom
4. Instagram for Business
As one of the world’s biggest social media platforms with 500 million daily active users, communications strategies are incomplete without a plan for Instagram. Learn how to optimize your Instagram business profile, create an Instagram business strategy, and drive sales through the platform.
Date and Time: Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BST
Speaker: Founder, Three Sixtee, Abbey Oladapo
5. Writing Effective LinkedIn Posts
As physical spaces become integral to the new normal, it is important for businesses to stay relevant through social media. Creating a solid presence on LinkedIn is a good way for entrepreneurs and businesses to shape themselves as thought leaders. This webinar by DowSocial Digital Media discusses the LinkedIn algorithm, and content made for visibility and engagement.
Date and Time: Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 09:30 AM – 10:00 AM BST
6. Cost Optimization: The Basics Have Never Been More Important
While it is important for businesses to cut costs right now, doing this too frequently may prove unsustainable for young companies. Learn about cost optimization, and how it can help trim tactical cost cutting measures and locate opportunities for growth.
Date and Time: Thursday, June 4, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
Speaker: Sr Director Analyst, Gartner, Joseph Provenza
7. In-house Recruitment (IHR) Diversity & Inclusion Conference
Companies worldwide are becoming increasingly aware of the need for and benefits of sustainable business. The webinar by IHR explores diversity and inclusivity at the workplace, which is an integral part of such a sustainable business. Specifically, it deals with themes such as parental returner programs, employing people with autism, and inclusion strategy.
Date and Time: Thursday, June 4, 2020, 10:00 AM – 03:30 PM BST
8. Better Words: Naming Your Brand
Naming a new business is not as easy as it sounds. Finding the right name for your product or service is a tricky and time-consuming process. This webinar tackles some key naming conundrums, such as naming trends, popular choices, and trademark conflicts.
Date and Time: Thursday, June 4, 2020, 05:00 PM – 05:45 PM BST
Speakers: Founder and CEO, Thimble, Jay Bregman, and Creative Director, A Hundred Monkeys, Eli Altman
9. FT Digital Dialogues: Optimising Cloud to Survive the Crisis
Cloud technology is seeing a surge in adoption due to the COVID-19 global crisis. Through this webinar, explore how businesses can optimize their cloud usage during the crisis, while overcoming the challenges put forth by this massive shift.
Date and Time: Thursday, June 4, 2020, 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM BST
Speakers: Vice President and General Manager, CloudHealth by VMware, Tom Axbey, and Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Virgin Media, Jeanie York
Moderator: Technology News Editor, Financial Times, Malcolm Moore
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