Start Your Own Business (Evening) Bootcamp - Live Online Training

Online - Zoom
Day 1: April 15th
6pm - 9pm
Start Your Own Business

Local Enterprise Office Waterford is running its Start Your Own Business Bootcamp over six evening sessions - From April 15th to May 4th.

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Start Your Own Business (Evening) Bootcamp - Live Online Training

Do you have an idea for a business and want to know how to take to the next level? Or have you started a business but need to know more about the many aspects of running a business, such as book-keeping, market research, sales and marketing?

If so, Local Enterprise Office, Waterford has developed a Start Your Own Business Bootcamp, that is suitable for those thinking of starting a business or those that are undertaking that journey!

The course runs over six, 3 hour, evening session: 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm

  • Day 1: Thursday - April 15th
  • Day 2: Tuesday - April 20th
  • Day 3: Thursday - April 22nd
  • Day 4: Tuesday - April 27th
  • Day 5: Thursday - April 29th
  • Day 6: Tuesday - May 4th

Topics Being Covered

  • Change from an employee to a Business Owner
  • Financial support
  • Creating a Business and its Planning
  • Fundamental Management
    • SWOT & USED Analyses
    • The Viability Test
    • Understanding Business Structures
  • Basic Marketing
    • Market Analysis
    • Finding and Targeting the ideal client
    • Building a Marketing Plan and ways to implement it
    • What not to do
  • Selling Skills
    • The sales Process
    • Closing the Sale
  •  Accounts
    • One Minute Accounts
    • Simplifying Jargon
    • Basic Accounts
    • VAT and Income Tax
    • Cash Flow Management
  • Insurance & Employment
  • The Nuts & Bolts of the process

Training Partner

Peter Cronin is the Director of Ardú International Mentoring.

Peter has been a Mentor for over 21 years with a great love of the start-up. Peter founded Ardu in response to requests from clients for more mentoring time. He says 'I help people in business, not so much the businesses. It's the key difference between Ardu and our competitors' 

Over the years he has also continually delivered training including Business, Finance, Communication, Facilitation, Leadership, Management & Tendering among many topics.

Peter’s style is facilitative, he listens well and he is very client focused.      

He has been a monthly guest mentor on the Upstarts business radio show since 2015