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Community Business: Learn February: Business Basics

Business Basics: the mechanics of running a Start-Up business

The second of our learning events for people who work in the community business sector, will be facilitated by Sarah Smith of the D2 Start-up Project who will help you to:

  • Learn about business models and legal structures to decide the best way to establish your business.
  • Gain an understanding of your legal requirements and discover the support available to you.
  • Identify tools to assess your marketplace, define your target market and learn what your competition looks like.
  • Discover effective marketing techniques to identify your best customers, understand their needs and design your business around them.
  • Learn how to create sales and marketing plans providing ongoing support for your venture.
  • Learn how to ensure financial stability through identifying funding options, start-up costs and expenses.
  • Understand the need for a cash flow forecast and understand basic accounting methods.
  • Keeping effective records along with the key considerations for pricing your products and services, putting you on the path towards sustainability and profitability.
  • Nail your market research, define your unique selling point and create the image you want your business to have.

If you're starting a new business or even just thinking about it, this seminar is for you whether you're aspirations are community-focussed or commercially driven.


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Date: Friday 16th February 2018
Time: 10am - 12pm
Venue: Glossop Municipal Buildings, Glossop