Expressions of interest - Start Your Own Business Programme

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Start Your Own Business

Our 2021 start your own business programmes are fully booked for the remainder of the year. Please express your interest here and we will contact you as soon as we have dates for our 2022 start your own business programmes.


Start Your Own Business Programme - Online

Please note that this programme is only available to clients within the LEO Cork North & West catchment area. If you make a booking for this programme and are based outside of our catchment area, we will notify you to cancel your place and will re-direct you to your own Local Enterprise Office for training.

This intense 7 morning/afternoon online programme is for someone with a business idea who wants to research their idea in detail. By the end of the programme you will be able to decide if you should proceed with your business idea or take a step back to do more research.

The modules will cover all the necessary information you need for your new business start-up. You will be provided with the templates and tools to write your own business plan. This programme would also suit someone who recently started their own business (within the last 6-12 months), if you have not had any start up training.

Modules will include:

  • Getting started
  • Business and action planning
  • Market research
  • Marketing your business
  • Online marketing
  • Sales & communication
  • Costing & pricing
  • Financial & cashflow management
  • Revenue & social welfare
  • Book-keeping
  • Funding sources available - including government agencies
  • Taking charge of your business
  • The business plan

Trainer: To be confirmed. 

Cost: Please note that there will be a subsidised cost for partaking in the training programme in 2022. Cost to be confirmed.