Starting A Business Programme #3 2024

Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny R95 KP63
16th, 18th, 23rd, 25th, 30th April. 2nd, 7th, 9th and 14th May.
09:30- 13:30
Start Your Own Business

This programme is aimed at helping the 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.

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Starting a Business Programme #3 - 2024

Dates and Times: 

  • Dates: 16th, 18th, 23rd, 25th, 30th April. 2nd, 7th, 9th and 14th May.
  • Time: 09:30am- 1.30pm (Finishing times may vary)
  • Venue: Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny, R95 KP63
  • Fee: €30.00



This 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 including topics such as digitalization and the circular economy.
  • Business Registration & Structure, Taxation and Insurance & Business canvas model.
  • Sources of Finance
  • Financial planning (pricing, costing etc)
  • Legislation - HR management, Employment Law. 
  • Basic Bookkeeping & (MFI)
  • Promoting your Business and building your Brand.
  • Developing the Sales Pitch.
  • Digital Marketing for your Business.
  • Maximise your Online Presence.
  • Developing your Business Plan / Completing Business Canvas Model

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.