SBC Assessor Training 2022

13:30-16:30, 9 June,

This interactive session is designed for those who are interested in becoming SBC Assessors and for current Assessors who want to update their knowledge of the Assessment process.

The session will be facilitated by Dr Matthew Sutherland, Sian Rees, Kate Beresford and Dr Rhidian Lewis, who are experienced SBC assessors and have been involved in many Assessments and Re-assessments.

Participants will get an insight into:

  • Overview of the assessment process
  • Role of the SBC assessor
  • Role of the SBC Management Board
  • Evaluation criteria for the dimensions and metrics

Why become an SBC Assessor?

Being an assessor for the Small Business Charter Award is hugely rewarding at a personal and professional level. Moreover, it is a great opportunity for networking and meeting your counterparts from business schools and the small business community.

Workshop Facilitators

Dr Matt Sutherland
Associate Professor & SBC Board Member

Sian Rees 
Developer and Principal Consultant, Halfen Associates

Dr Rhidian Lewis
Associate Dean Enterprise & Employability, Bedfordshire University

Kate Beresford
Principal Consultant, Kate Beresford Associates

Preliminary agenda

Welcome and Introductions
Dr Rhidian Lewis, Associate Dean Enterprise & Employability, Bedfordshire University

Overview of the SBC assessment process
Dr Rhidian Lewis

Section A - Small business support for growth
Sian Rees, Developer and Principal Consultant, Halfen Associates

Section B - Stakeholder engagement to support growth
Dr Matt Sutherland, Associate Professor & SBC Board Member

Section C - Encouraging student enterprise and entrepreneurship
Kate Beresford, Principal Consultant, Kate Beresford Associates

The roles on the assessment panel
All speakers

Preparing for, running and reporting on the assessment
All speakers

Q&A, Summary and Close
Dr Rhidian Lewis

This is a free training event for SBC Assessors

If you have any questions please contact:

Nicholas George
Relationship Manager
Third Floor | 40 Queen Street | London | EC4R 1DD
Mobile| 07570 871851  Switchboard| 0207 236 7678
Email:  nicholas.george@charteredabs.org  Web:  www.smallbusinesscharter.org