Wondering what we get up to at Skill Build? Well, the clue's in the name.

Skill Build is a free series of weekly lectures which focus on building your employability and enterprise skills, with sessions covering everything from negotiation to social media.

Skill Build does pretty much exactly what it says on the tin: it builds skills.

Through a series of engaging weekly lectures, Skill Build provides a non-intensive way of acquiring and developing useful enterprise skills and enhancing your employability.

During the Autumn semester, sessions focus on enterprise, dealing with topics like time management, group work, ideas generation and project management, while the Spring semester concentrates on entrepreneurship. These later sessions discuss more business-focused topics such as business planning, marketing and legal matters.

Whether you’re a member of staff, a student, or from the local area and unaffiliated with the university, if you’re looking to build your employability and enterprise skills, Skill Build is the programme for you. Even if you aren’t a budding entrepreneur, these sessions will prove really handy in both full and part-time employment, encouraging you to reflect and build upon your skills.

Sessions are FREE and open to all, running weekly in The Diamond, Lecture Theatre 3. All you need to do is sign up to register your attendance, and then just come along and absorb the knowledge.

To check out when the next session will be running, and to sign up to attend, take a look at our events section now.

If you require more information on this or on any other enterprise related issue,  then please use the form below to contact us:

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  • Autumn Semester 2016/17

  • Skill Build Award Programme is one of many extra-curricular activities and awards that the University can include in your Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) – a new and comprehensive record of your university achievements, which recognises extra-curricular achievement as well as academic learning. Further information about the HEAR can be found at www.sheffield.ac.uk/ssid/hear.