Idea Generation

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If you decided that trying your hand at starting your own business might be for you, but you don't have a clear business idea or you just have a broad idea, our Business Idea Generation programme might be the perfect place to start.

This free programme is run in three workshops on three half days over five weeks and helps you research yourself and your idea to see if you can make a sustainable business out of it. The main aim of the programme is to help you to generate ideas that may progress to self employment and to give you the confidence and tools to make that idea happen.

Workshop 1 (Duration 3 Hours)

  • Workshop Focus
  • Personal Audit
  • Thinking Systems
  • Barrier Breaking
  • Area Focus
  • Idea generation
  • Idea Brief
  • Project Work
  • Sources of Idea Research
  • Areas Audit
  • Research areas specific to your idea

Workshop 2 (Duration 3 Hours)

  • Workshop Focus
  • Personal Objectives
  • Case Studies
  • Group Think
  • Idea Focus
  • Opportunity Analysis
  • Project Work
  • Competition Research
  • Opportunity Research

Workshop 3 (Duration 3 Hours)

  • Workshop Focus
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Innovation
  • Concept Development
  • Concept Commercialisation
  • Next Step Action
  • Project Work
  • Commercial Application Research
  • Support Options
  • Next Step

Many of those that complete this programme with a firm business idea go on to our Start Your Own Business Programme to learn how to run their new business.

The programme is run on a constant basis and is free of charge so to register your interest for the next programme email and state whether mornings or evenings are best for you.