Start Your Own Business

Tues 9th & Thurs 11th, Tues 16th & Thurs 18th and Tues 23rd & Thurs 25th June
7pm - 9:30pm
Start Your Own Business

Three week evening course (2 evenings per week) covering all you need to know about starting your own business.


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Start Your Own Business Course

Please note that priority will be given to Longford Businesses and Individuals

Ever thought of setting up your own business?  Has your employment been impacted by Covid 19? Maybe now is the time to take a Start Your Own Business course.

The course takes place over three weeks. Two evenings per week.  Tues 9th & Thurs 11th, Tues 16th & Thurs 18th and Tues 23rd & Thurs 25th June from 7:00pm to 9:30pm.

Course content:

Step 1: Know Yourself / Are you a Risk Taker?

Step 2: Generating a Business Idea

Step 3: Market Research /Identify your Customers and Competitors

Step 4: Decide on an appropriate legal business structure/ Be aware of   legal obligations that will affect your business

Step 5: Examine Your Business Requirements

Step 6: Calculate Investment Requirements/Identify the Supports

Step 7: Developing your Marketing Strategy

Step 8: Developing Your Sales Plan

Step 9: Developing your Financial Administration

Step 10: Write your Business Plan