TEMPLATE - Start Your Own Business Bootcamp Tralee (6LEO13) June 2017

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