Start Your Own Business Bootcamp Killarney (6LEO13) July 2019

The Muckross Park Hotel, Killarney
Attendance at both days required
9.30am to 5pm on Thursday 4th July & Thursday 11th July
Start Your Own Business

This course runs over two full days: Thursday 4th July & Thursday 11th July The course will offer business start-up guidance and support to enable the participants to acquire the skills, knowledge and confidence to decide if they are suited to self-employment and learn what is involved in running their own business. Attendees will also gain an understanding of how to assess if their idea will work and develop skills on how to write a business/action plan

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Topics Covered


  • Self assessment – what it means to be self-employed?
  • Basic understanding of the rules of self-employed?
  • Legal obligations of the self-employed
  • Understand the demand of running your own business
  • The importance of Time Management when Self Employed
  • Understanding Financial Business Models and the supports available to people starting up a new business

Running Your Own Business

  • What it means to be your own boss?
  • Defining goals, actions and results
  • Developing an organisational culture that innovates
  • Being a team leader
  • How to encourage learning

Idea Generation

  • Scanning the internal and external environment i.e. SWOT analysis etc.
  • Evaluating solutions to identified problems
  • Recognizing an opportunity
  • Learning from success and failure

Market Research

  • Market research and what it means for your business
  • How to conduct market research effectively
  • How to develop the ideal survey
  • Train participants in data analysis of surveys, questionnaires and interviews
  • Use of data in the development of the idea.

How To Write A Business Plan

  • What is a business plan?
  • Why it is important?
  • Product/service offering
  • Competitors
  • Sales projections and finance strategy