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Start Your Own Business 6 week programme

Virtual - a Zoom link will be emailed to you
Start Your Own Business

The objective of the course is to provide potential entrepreneurs with the skills, knowledge and training to successfully run their small business.


This 6 part Start your Own Business course will run on the following dates

Wednesday 23 & 30 October and 6, 13, 20 &27 November 

Course Content

  • Understand what is required to start their own business
  • Have mapped their business idea on a Lean Model Canvas: validating a viable business
  • Have assessed markets to see if there is a need
  • Understand the value of market research and testing and refining their business idea
  • Know how to market and sell their business
  • Understand the concepts of business finances and the importance of cashflow management and online accounts packages
  • Have gained information on sources of funding
  • Have learned about the legal aspects of business formation, including health and safety and insurance considerations
  • Have evaluated their “Elevator Pitch” and be able to pitch their business for funding if required
  • Understand the power in strategic networking for business development
  • Understand the importance of Information Technology in gaining competitive advantage, including ECommerce, social media, and video marketing
  • Have prepared and assessed a business plan