Start Your Own Business

2 evenings per week - Tues & Thurs - 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 16th & 18th March
7pm - 9:30pm
Start Your Own Business

Always popular, this Start Your Own Business Course covers all you need to know to take the plunge and become your own boss. **Please note that priority will be given to Longford Businesses and Individuals**

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Please Note: 

Priority will be given to Longford Businesses and Individuals. 

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Start Your Own Business Course

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 with Longford LEO.

When and Where Does the Start Your Own Business Course Take Place?

This Course is entirely online and takes place over three weeks - two evenings per week: Tuesdays and Thursdays - 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 16th & 18th March, 2021 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm.

Start Your Own Business 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