Start Your Own Business Programme

Start Your Own Business (SYOB) is one of Monaghan LEOs priority courses and is designed to be a practical workshop, aimed specifically at those considering starting their own business. The course is for those who wish to learn how to avoid common pitfalls, reduce risk and progress their ideas and maximise rewards. The course is also suitable for early stage micro business (<9 months).

Start Your Own Business will cover issues such as:

  • The Irish taxation system and self assessment 
  • The administration of employment and VAT taxes in small business
  • Income tax and corporation tax
  • Tax management issues for a small business in a changing economic environment 
  • Tracking and recovering overheads in a pricing plan 
  • Costing, pricing, procedures and practice 
  • Understanding a finance role 
  • Cash management in a small business 
  • Merging finances with the day to day operation in a recessionary context 
  • Impacts on finance 
  • My ‘roadmap’, my idea and research
  • Connecting with the customer, drives the sales process
  • Managing a business on a day to day basis including use of technology 
  • Support for you and your business 
  • Administration tax and bookkeeping 
  • Managing finances in a start-up
  • Preparation of and using a business plan

Follow this link for our essential guide for small business