Let's Talk Starting in Business
(These sessions are for those who have not yet started their business)

North West Region Event Details: Training Course Timetable

In addition to our core business support activities, we run a variety of training seminars, workshops and other events for new and developing businesses.

 

To book your place on one of these events, please call the contact number(s) listed below or email your contact details. (Click on contact us on the top menu)

Town Date Time Venue  Host Organisation  Contact name Contact number

Accrington

 

24 February 2011 9.30am -3.30pm The Globe Centre Accrington BB5 0RE

Hyndburn Enterprise Trust

 

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396019

 

Accrington 23 March 2011 9.30am - 3.30pm The Globe Centre Accrington BB5 0RE Hyndburn Enterprise Trust Booking Team

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396019

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If you're considering setting up as a sole trader,
a partnership or limited company, the help and
encouragement you'll get can support you in areas such as:



  • How to write a good business plan
  • Sourcing finance
  • Managing cash flow
  • Taxation and VAT
  • Marketing
  • And lots more..........

These seminars are an excellent opportunity to get free information, talk to other local new business starters and swap experience and contacts.  To attend contact:

The Ribble Valley Enterprise Agency - 01254 828820

alternatively

email; projects @ribblevalleyenterpriseagency.co.uk

 
MARKETING & FINANCE WORKSHOPS
(For clients who have not yet started their business)

An Introduction to Market Research and Marketing
These one day workshops are designed for those who are new to the concept of business planning and will equip you with the skills you need to research the business idea and develop a marketing plan.

 

Dates
to be
arranged

 

 An Introduction to Finance
One day workshops to show you how to research the financial aspects of setting up in business and how to develop your financial projections.

Both the above workshops will be followed by one-to-one sessions with a business adviser in order to help you to complete the development of your business plan.

 

 

Dates
to be
arranged

 

 

 
BUSINESS SKILLS SEMINARS
(For businesses who are already trading)

Basic book keeping
This course covers single and double entry systems for those just starting out in business, and explores computerised book keeping systems.

Dates
to be
arranged

Selling skills and techniques
Many new businesses find it difficult to 'close the sale'. Even with a good marketing plan, face-to-face selling is unavoidable. This workshop will guide you in customer relationship marketing and provide a step by step approach to closing more sales.
 

Dates
to be
arranged

 

Marketing your business successfully
This workshop is for businesses that have already started up and would like to devise a more formal marketing plan. You will analyse your customers and their needs and design a package that will appeal to both existing and new customers.

Dates
to be
arranged

Confidence and assertiveness
Learn to analyse and understand how people behave and react positively to situations where you feel uncomfortable or out of control. If you find it difficult to sell yourself or to say 'no', this course will help your confidence improve.

Dates
to be
arranged

Booking is Essential

and, in some cases, an appointment with a Business Adviser will be needed before bookings can be made. 

Call 01254 828820 or e-mail projects@ribblevalleyenterpriseagency.co.uk to book.

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