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Start your own Business 3-Session Bootcamp

Virtual - a Zoom link will be emailed to you
3 x Wednesday mornings 2, 9, 16 Oct
Start Your Own Business

This 3-session bootcamp course is a very intensive fast paced course outlining the steps involved in becoming self-employed and starting up a business.


During the 3 sessions, the course covers important topics such as start-up costs and expenses, how to price your product or service, the different allowances, and schemes available to new start-ups, marketing, targeting customers, business plan, the different options to trade: sole trader, partnership, or Limited Company and how to register a business.

The Training Plan outlining each of the 3 sessions:

Session 1- 2 October 

The focus with this session is to prepare participants who are thinking of starting up their own business to develop an awareness and practical understanding of the steps involved in becoming self-employed and starting up their own business.  The key areas which are looked at are

  • Start-up costs
  • Running costs
  • Pricing the product/service
  • Targeting relevant clients/customers
  • Different allowances and schemes available to new start-ups

Session 2 - 9 October

The focus with this session is on how to market your new start-up or business with little or no budget.  We will focus on a number of marketing techniques including the following:

  • Marketing – 8 steps to marketing
  • SWOT analysis
  • Marketing Mix
  • Digital marketing trends

Session 3 - 16 October

This final session covers important topics such as

  • Business plan
  • Business name registration
  • Business insurance
  • Different ways to trade: Sole trader, Partnership, Limited Company
  • Running business from home – pros and cons
  • Opening a business bank account

An easy-to-understand manual is provided to each participant before commencement of the course which includes practical information and guidance, comprehensive notes, together with templates and links for future reference.

This programme will be delivered by Padraig Considine, Professional Accounting Solutions Ltd.