Start Your Own Business Course - Autumn 2021

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Commencing Tue 21st September for 5 weeks over 10 dates
10.00am - 12.30pm
Start Your Own Business

This 10 day training course is to help an Entrepreneur become 'start-up' ready, focusing on how to prepare business plans, what market research and marketing tools are available, how to manage cash flow and making the most out of technology. If you are setting up your own business for the first time, this is a practical course which will give you an understanding of all the requirements and challenges you are likely to encounter.

This event is no longer available

Dates and Times:

This Start Your Own Business Course will be delivered on line on the following dates: Dates: 21st, 23rd, 28th, 30th September  & 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st October - Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm(Finish times may vary slightly per day)


This online programme is to provide participants with the skills to assess the viability of their business ideas and provide a strong understanding of the essential elements involved in setting up and running your own business

Modules to be covered include:

  • Identifying, understanding and researching the target market.
  • Regulations, legal requirements, tax, law and insurance.
  • Financial planning (pricing, costing etc) and sources of finance.
  • Developing your Business Plan / Lean Canvas Model.
  • Promoting your Business and building the brand.
  • Developing the sales pitch.
  • Employment law.
  • Basic Book-keeping.
  • Digital marketing for your Business.
  • Maximise your website to increase sales – content writing and imagery. Video Marketing.

Please Note:

Due to the limited number of spaces available, this programme is limited to Businesses based in Kilkenny (City and County) only. If you are from outside this region and are interested in a programme similar to what we are offering, we would kindly request that you get in touch with the Local Enterprise Office in your region and they will advise you if they are planning to run a similar programme. Thank you for your co-operation.