Date(s) - 12th October 2021
9:30 am - 1:30 pm

This fully funded 3 part course helps to build your confidence and understanding in how to start your business.

About this event

Where would you like to be and how are you going to get there?

Everyone asks themselves these questions at different times in their lives, usually at some kind of ‘crossroads’, especially when we are looking for a different future.

This fully funded workshop series over three days is designed to give a solid foundation when planning to start and develop a successful business, the workshops, tailored for women, will also help to identify both the potential barriers and benefits and build your resilience and self-belief when considering starting out in business.

Dates and Times:

Tues 12 October 9.30 – 13.30 Introduction to self employment

Weds 13 October 9.30 – 13.30 Introduction to business planning

Thur 14 October 9.30 – 13.30 Networking and presentations


Introduction to Self Employment Session 1

This session will help to identify both the potential barriers and benefits for self employment and build your resilience and self-belief when considering starting out in business and cover topics such as imposter syndrome. Designed for women, it will help you to consider the fundamentals involved with creating your own business with confidence.

Introduction to Business Planning and Finance Session 2

This workshop looks at the importance of implementing a Business Plan for your enterprise. As a potential entrepreneur this session will look at how you can formulate a strategy for your business and looks in depth at all the different factors you will need to consider.

The workshop will cover the key points when writing a business plan to establish feasibility. We will look at mission statements, personal profiles, marketing strategy and the use of financial planning documents for your business.

Networking & Presentation Skills Session 3

This workshop, designed specifically for female entrepreneurs covers the practical tips and techniques to navigate nerves and present with confidence in a professional setting. Whether you are looking to pitch for investment or attend and speak at professional networking events to promote your business, this session is here to give you to practical tools and advice to approach this with confidence.

*These workshops are being provided by Accelerating Women’s Enterprise, to be eligible for this fully funded EU/ Interreg course you need to live in the area shown in blue on this map. Whilst the course is free you will be required to complete a registration form in order to attend.

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03456 047 047

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