Start Your Own Business Training

Business Start Up Programme

LEO Galway run a Start your Own Business Program. The course is ran over four weeks, with two modules each week. 

The breakdown of each module can be seen below:

Monday September 28th 6.30-9.30pm Business & Self Appraisal, Goal Setting, The Business Plan

Wednesday Sept 30th 6.30-9.30pm Legal Structures, Registration, Responsibilities, Records

Monday October 5th 6.30-9.30pm Record Keeping & Taxation continued, VAT & Cash Flow

Wednesday Oct 7th 6.30-9.30pm Marketing & the Business Plan, Research

Monday Oct 12th 6.30-9.30pm Market Research, Product and Promotion

Wednesday Oct 14th 6.30-9.30pm Market Research, Competition, Costing & Pricing

Monday Oct 19th 6.30-9.30pm Networking, Personal & People Management

Wednesday Oct 21st 6.30-9.30pm Going forward with your business plan; Growing your business, Funding and Supports.

This course will be delivered on line via the Zoom platform, participants require internet connection, computer with microphone and camera as this is a live workshop and an invitation link will be emailed to you nearer the time (don't forget to check your spam)


Testimonials from past participants 

Pamela: Do you want to set up a business? First step, start up course LEO. Amazing experience, learning and growth toward where you need and want to go


Clare: Excellent course, I learned a lot and feel confident that I can set up a business now I know how to go about things; delighted that Galway Enterprise is offering continuing support


Frank: This course was great for someone starting a new business. All areas were covered to help get us on track to do things correctly from the start, this was done in a simplified way, easy to understand.


Scott: The course exceeded my expectations. It’s very comprehensive, professionally run and a great use of your time if you want to start a business


Ciara: I believed I had a good understanding of starting a business but listening to Ita there were many things she opened my eyes to which has been extremely beneficial. I have gained more confidence which has enabled me to move forward in these areas of my business plan and am now looking forward to what lies ahead. I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in starting a business of their own for both practical advice and a strong network of support from like-minded individuals.' 


If you are interested in taking part in the program please contact

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