Starting a Business Programme - Autumn 2022.

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Commencing 17th October and running for 6 weeks over 11 dates
6.30pm - 9.00pm
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.


Dates and Times:

This Starting a Business Programme will be delivered online on the following dates:

Oct 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th and Nov 7th, 10th, 14th, 17th, 21st, 24th, 28th - Time: 6.30pm - 9.00pm  (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 including topics such as digitalization and the circular economy.
  • Developing your Business Plan / Completing Business Canvas Model.
  • Business Registration & Structure, Taxation and Insurance & Business canvas model.
  • Maximise your Online Presence.
  • Developing the Sales Pitch.
  • Promoting your Business and building your Brand.
  • Financial planning (pricing, costing etc) . .
  • Digital Marketing of your Business.
  • Legislation - HR management, Data & IP Protection.
  • Basic Bookkeeping.
  • Sources of Finance

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.