Start Your Own Business

Carrick on Shannon
14th January
Start Your Own Business

This course will help participants confront personal and business challenges that they will face in setting up a small business including developing a growth mindset and framing a market research exercise

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This course will be delivered over 6 nights 14th, 21st & 28th January, and 4th, 11th and 18th of February.

The Course will be delivered by Brian Dolan. 

 Brian Dolan

  • To heighten awareness of what is needed to run a business - to get customers, retain them and provide a distinctive product or service
  • To assist participants towards effective business, financial, operational and personal planning.
  • Engaging with prospective customers, dealing with customers.
  • Market research exercises to provide comfort as to the possible viability of the project.
  • Use of social media as a promotional tool.
  • Areas of administration and business management on day to day basis essential to running a business.
  • Knowledge around compliance including Health and Safety.
  • Managing third party relationships including staff, banks managing the supply chain in a small business (for both products and services)
  • Meeting funder's expectations
  • Soft skills knowledge and its value to the business and its owner including being aware of mindset, the value of goal setting, effective communication with customers and other third parties.