New Year, New Business? Free course for start-ups in South Holland to return in February
Following a series of successful and popular workshops throughout 2018, South Holland District Council is pleased to announce that there will be more opportunities for anyone looking to start their own business in the district to get the skills and help they need in the new year.
This will start in February with a free intensive three-day Starting in Business course in Spalding. The course, provided by NBV Enterprise Solutions and hosted by South Holland District Council at its Priory Road office, helps to transform ideas into businesses with the help and support of experienced trainers.
On the course attendees will meet like-minded individuals taking their first steps in their own businesses, and benefit from the expertise of a company with over 30 years’ experience in helping people get their ideas off the ground.
As well as practical help, there will also be opportunities to learn about the additional support that can be provided once businesses are up and running, including advice, workshops, networking, office facilities and much more.
The intensive three-day course will run across February, in the following format:
Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 February – Starting and running a business
This intensive 2 day workshop led by an experienced business trainer will teach you the nuts and bolts of starting and running a successful business including: what skills are needed to run a business, the importance of Business Planning, how to market your business, understanding opportunities and risks and how to manage money in a business.
Tuesday 12 February – 1 Day Business Plan
In this interactive full day session you’ll learn the component parts of the Business Plan, how to ask yourself the right questions, the importance of comprehensive market research, how to calculate your start-up costs and how to develop realistic financial projections. They will also talk about the additional support that NBV can provide once you are up and running including business advice, business workshops, networking, office facilities and much more.
Upon completion of the 3 days, attendees will receive a certificate and more importantly everything they need to get their business up and running. Places can be booked by visiting nbv.co.uk/events/ or by calling 0844 887 2568.
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