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D2 Business Starter Workshops

A flexible ten-session FREE workshop programme as part of the support package offered for business starters!

You can join in any of these workshops or ALL of them - gain some knowledge for your business!

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If you want to join the programme when it has already started, please call 01332 851289 or email derbyshirestartup@emc-dnl.co.uk to confirm spaces available.

 

Workshop 1 - Enrolment Session

Meet with the project team and other participants to learn about the programme. We will be finding out more about you and your business ideas to tailor our delivery to meet your individual needs.

Date: Friday 1st September 2017

Time: 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Location: Municipal Buildings, Glossop, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK13 8AF

 

Workshop 2 - Is self employment for me - Discover your business goals!

Start to decide what your business could look like and what you want it to achieve, by assessing your skills and sharing your vision and goals. This workshop gives you solid foundations for your business plans and the springboard to develop your business idea.

Date: Thursday 7th September 2017

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Location: Municipal Buildings, Glossop, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK13 8AF

 

Workshop 3 - Business Basics

Learn about business models and legal structures to decide the best way to establish your business. You will gain an understanding of all your legal requirements and discover the support available to you.

Date: Tuesday 12th September 2017

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Location: Municipal Buildings, Glossop, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK13 8AF

 

Workshop 4 - Customers & Competitors

We will give you the tools to assess your marketplace, define your target market and learn what your competition looks like to ensure your new business will flourish and thrive. Discover what can set you apart from the competition and define your unique selling points.

Date: Monday 18th September 2017

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Location: Glossop Cricket Club, North Rd, Glossop SK13 7AS

 

Workshop 5 - Sales and Marketing

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.

Date: Monday 25th September 2017

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Location: East Midlands Chamber Offices, Norfolk Square, Glossop SK13

 

Workshop 6 - Financial Planning

Learn how to ensure financial stability through identifying funding options, start-up costs and expenses. Start to create cash flow forecasts and understand basic accounting methods. We will show you how to keep effective records along with the key considerations for pricing your products and services, putting you on the path towards sustainability and profitability.

Date: Monday 2nd October 2017

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Location: Glossop Cricket Club, North Rd, Glossop SK13 7AS

 

Workshop 7 - Laws & Legislation

We will guide you through all the laws and legislation you need to start your business on a legal and compliant basis from the start. We will share with you information on the wealth of support available to navigate your business with ease and efficiency.

Date: Monday 9th October 2017

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Location: Glossop Cricket Club, North Rd, Glossop SK13 7AS

 

Workshop 8 - Business Planning

Nail your market research, define your unique selling point and create the image you want your business to have. A workshop to build on the progress you'll have made by this point.

Date: Monday 16th October 2017

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Location: Glossop Cricket Club, North Rd, Glossop SK13 7AS

 

Workshop 9 - Enterprise Graduation

We offer you a fantastic opportunity to celebrate your progress through sharing and perfecting your business ideas in our Enterprise presentations. We support you in developing innovative action plans detailing the next steps in your business venture.

Date: Monday 30th October 2017

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Location: Glossop Cricket Club, North Rd, Glossop SK13 7AS

 

Workshop 10 - IT Workshop

Learn how to reach out to your customers by creating your online presence. Harness the power of social media, making it easier for your customers to find and connect with you and direct them to your website.  We'll share with you the tips and tricks to exploit social networking and ensure your website delivers everything your business needs.

Date: Wednesday 8th November 2017

Time: 9.30pm - 4.30pm

Location: Glossop Cricket Club, North Rd, Glossop SK13 7AS

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CATCH UP SESSION - 18th October

Chance to discuss any emerging issues or re-visit key topics in more depth for those that may want this opportunity!

Date: 18th October 2017

Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm

Location: East Midlands Chamber Offices, Norfolk Square, Glossop SK13