Superfast South Yorkshire

The Superfast South Yorkshire Digital Growth Programme is a programme funded by the European Regional Development Fund, running from September 2017 to November 2018. 

The sessions delivered through the programme will raise awareness and promote the business benefits that can be realised through the use of technology and embed the knowledge and understanding to support greater business adoption.  

Managed by the the East Midlands Chamber (the Chamber) and delivered across the South Yorkshire area, the programme will provide support in the form of 60 full-day “Action-Planning Workshops” and 20 three hour “Awareness-Raising seminars”, covering a variety digital themes including;

  1. Video Marketing, including Live Streaming
  2. Planning an Effective Website
  3. Effective Search Engine Optimisation
  4. Understanding Google Analytics
  5. Selling Online - Getting Started
  6. Integrating Social Media into your Business (2-Day Workshop)
  7. Working with Images and Video
  8. Data and Making the Most of your Businesss Contacts
  9. Improving Operational Effectiveness with Cloud Computing & Smart Working
  10. Developing a Cyber Resilience Strategy
  11. Email Marketing for Success
  12. Blogging for Business
  13. Creating Video Content for the Web
  14. Online Marketing for Local Business

This programme is designed to deliver a bespoke and structured programme of support, providing a minimum of 110 unique enterprises with a minimum of 12 hours of support.  

                   SFSY Only

Events Programme

September 2017 - November 2018

Awareness Raising Seminars

A series of three-hour awareness raising events. The purpose of these events is to raise awareness of the subject matter but to actively promote the action planning workshop programme and provide an opportunity for delegates to participate in a Q&A session following the event presentation. Delegates will leave the seminar with a clear understanding of the subject matter to reach an informed decision with regards to the introduction or further development of this new technology within their organisation

Strategic Action-Planning Workshops

The programme will deliver 60 full-day strategic action-planning workshops between September 2017 and November 2018 in Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster. These full-day workshops will equip business delegates with the knowledge and skills required to plan and implement  selected digital  technologies and for the transfer of knowledge and skills to key personnel within the business.