Online Start Your Own Business 1st May LEO241004

1,2,8,9,15 &16 May
9.30am - 1pm
Start Your Own Business

For someone with a business idea in mind and who is thinking of starting their own business. Also suitable for an early stage start-up. Trainer - Manning Financial. THIS COURSE IS STRICTLY FOR WESTMEATH CLIENTS ONLY

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Online Start Your Own Business Course

The course will provide individuals with the skills; management tools and expertise to start their own business

The programme will guide participants through the various aspects of starting and running a business and assist them in assessing the viability of their business idea.

Course Content

  • Assess the financial and marketing viability of the business
  • Explore their suitability to, and the challenges surrounding, self-employment
  • Develop a Business Plan for the business
  • Explore the various sources of finance, how to secure appropriate finance and build banking relationships
  • Gain an understanding of the legislative and statutory frameworks relevant to businesses in Ireland
  • Identify the relevant government agencies and the reporting obligations that these impose on business from an operational, financial, employment, tax and company law perspective
  • Supports available to businesses from government and other agencies, including the remit and role of the LEO
  • Gain an understanding of how to keep a basic set of books
  • Know how to manage their cash and working capital
  • Develop credit management techniques for their business
  • Understand taxation obligations for businesses – types of taxation, their purpose, registration, using ROS, self-assessment, filing requirements, returns etc.
  • Marketing their business using cost-effective multi-media marketing tools including the use of Social Media
  • Use IT to systemise, automate and market their business
  • Sales – developing a customer focus, integration with marketing effort, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools and techniques

Course Delivery

The programme comprises eight morning sessions delivered over Zoom. You will need a PC/laptop/smart phone or tablet to participate. When you register you will be sent a link to allow you join the virtual classroom. The programme will be fully interactive and participants will be encouraged to ask questions and share their experiences.

Dates: 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16 May

Time: 9:30am to 1:00pm

Places Available: Up to 20 places per course.

Cost: €25.00

All participants can avail of a one to one session with the Trainer to discuss their individual business needs and plans.

 Please note: In the event you book a place and subsequently do not cancel your booking at least ten working days prior to the commencement of the course and do not take up the place no refund or fee transfer will be offered