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Starting a new enterprise

A four day training programme for people interested in starting a new business or social enterprise.

  • Would you like to run your own business or set up one with other people?
  • Or expand an existing business into a new area?
  • Not sure where to begin, what is required and whether it is right for you?

Starting an enterprise is like taking a journey. Whether it is a hobby or commercial business, social enterprise, charity or co-operative, the challenges are the same.

Our four day programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to help you make the best possible start on the journey and achieve long term success.

About our programme

Over four days we will consider all aspects of starting a new enterprise with an interactive mix of presentations and discussion that weaves in real world experience and latest business thinking to help you make the most of your idea.

Our tutors have been there and done it! We will share our experience of starting up and growing businesses.

What we will cover

Topics covered will include:

  • How to assess the viability of an idea?
  • Understanding your prospective market and customers
  • Preparing a budget and managing finances
  • Developing a marketing strategy and plan
  • Employing and managing others
  • Preparing a business plan

Get your learning recognised

ILM Recognised ProviderWe are an Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) approved learning provider.

Successful completion of our programme will lead to a Certificate from the ILM, the UK’s leading awarding body for management and leadership development.

To take the next step call us on 01594 549322.