Start Your Own Business - August

Viking Hotel
Starting Thursday, 8th Aug
9.30 - 4.30
Start Your Own Business

For those wishing to start their own business (or those who have recently started), LEO Waterford offers a Start Your Own Business course for entrepreneurs to obtain and/or develop the necessary skills and knowledge to assess the marketing and financial viability of their business idea/project.

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Start Your Own Business Programme:

Two factor authorisation is required when booking; please ensure you have this set up with your bank. If you experience any difficulties regarding payment, please contact the LEO office at 051 849905 for assistance.

This Start Your Own Business course has been developed for those who are thinking of starting a small business or those who have a business that is running less than 2 years.

The Course:

This programme will provide individuals who are seeking to start their own business with the skills, management tools and expertise in making the right decisions, planning and organising effectively. It will help individuals gauge what will be required in order to keep their new venture running effectively and efficiently. 

The course has been designed to build your practical business skills in the following areas: 

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Preparing a Business Plan
  • Legal Issues for Start Ups & GDPR
  • Market Research & Marketing
  • Digital Marketing & Social Media
  • Finance - Cash flow, Profit & Loss & Ratio Analysis
  • Taxation

Please Note: 

  • This training is for businesses currently trading or planning on trading in Waterford City or County. If you are based outside of Waterford please contact the relevant LEO to access a similar service. A full listing of LEO offices are available by following this link - Find Your Local Enterprise Office
  • By booking this course you agree to share your booking details with the trainer.

Course Schedule:  9.30am - 4.30pm each day 

Lunch and refreshments provided - please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.
Day 1 - Thurs 8th Aug
Day 2 - Mon 12th Aug
Day 3 - Thurs 15th Aug
Day 4 - Mon 19th Aug
Day 5 - Thurs 22nd Aug

Training Partners:

Kilsea Limited T/A Gateway is a strategic partnership of two individuals who have an accumulation of over 50 years management experience in various industries. They can impart real life professional experiences to any business, and it is their firm belief that this blend of education, knowledge and real industry experience makes them ideal to deliver programs such as these. Gateway delivers training programmes, business advice and mentoring for SME’s and Start-ups, feasibility studies and animation strategies encouraging individuals and businesses to engage with the supports available from the state agencies