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Start your own business

The latest course schedule is available on our online booking page.

This course is for anyone who is interested in starting their own business. The course will provide an overview of the current business landscape and create a space for participants to develop their own business ideas across five sessions.

Participants will be given a hands-on overview of the building blocks for getting a business up and running, and learn about the key digital tools which can support this process.

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone aged 18+ with an interest in starting their own business
  • People with little to no business acumen

What will you learn?

  • Get an overview of the business world and how a successful business operates
  • Explore and practice using key mindsets essential for creating a successful business
  • Develop an understanding of different customer motivations and the use of market research in establishing this
  • Understand the financial, legal and organisation structures required to make a business “official” and compliant
  • Gain an understanding of how to use online and offline tactics to effectively market a business
  • Understand the core principles of communicating and engaging with new and existing customers, and how that can support the growth of your business
  • Understand how to pitch a business idea and get comfortable with the potential of it failing
  • Grasp the importance of utilising online and offline networks to promote a business

Prerequisites

  • Low-medium understanding of how to use a computer
  • Low-medium understanding of what social media is
  • Some experience using Microsoft Word

The latest course schedule is available on our online booking page.

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