Starting a Business Programme Spring 2022

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Commencing Tuesday 1st February for 5 weeks over 10 dates
6.30pm - 9.00pm
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 Starting a Business Programme will be delivered on line via Zoom on the following dates: 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th, 22nd, 24th February  & 1st, 3rd March. 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.
  • Developing your Business Plan / Lean Canvas Model.
  • Business Structure & Registration, Taxation and Insurance.
  • Promoting your Business and building your brand.
  • Financial planning (pricing, costing etc) and sources of finance.
  • Developing an online presence - a digital marketing strategy for your Business.
  • Maximise your website to increase sales. 
  • Developing the sales pitch.
  • Employment law.
  • Basic Book-keeping.

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.