Business start-up

Have you started your own business? From developing a business plan to networking and managing your brand, browse our courses to gain the skills you need to develop and grow your new business.
  1. Developing and managing your brand

    Course Date: Tue 23 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A brand is the soul of your business. It defines its identity, the way it expresses itself and how other people see your business or product. This course will give you an overview into the ins and outs of creating and managing a brand.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  2. Publish your first book online

    Course Date: Sun 28 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to publish your first book electronically on the Amazon Kindle and other e-book devices using an existing Word document. You'll need good internet skills and experience of using Word.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00

  3. Strategy: introduction

    Course Date: Sun 11 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build your career confidence by learning basic strategic management practices and procedures that will help you implement your company's strategic plans.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  4. Developing a successful business plan

    Course Date: Wed 28 Nov 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Whether you want to start-up a business or expand one that you are already running, this course will give you the skills to prepare a compelling and practical business plan to achieve your goals.

    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  5. Strategy: intermediate

    Course Date: Sun 2 Dec 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Further build your career confidence by learning intermediate strategic management practices and procedures to help implement your company’s strategic plans.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  6. Developing a marketing strategy

    Course Date: Tue 4 Dec 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Looking in depth at communicating your brand offline or online, you will be provided with the foundations to create a marketing strategy to suit your business and budget.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  7. Is self-employment for me?

    Course Date: Mon 21 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introductory course for anyone considering self-employment or starting their own business. Find out whether you're ready to take those daunting but exciting first steps.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  8. Business skills for creative businesses

    Course Date: Thu 24 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This introduction to financial modelling, business planning and marketing for new businesses in the creative industries will cover: market research, prototyping, marketing, innovation, incorporation, intellectual property, management structure, financial projections, pitches and presentations.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £175.00

  9. Events organising

    Course Date: Sun 27 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to know how to organise successful events for your local community or charity, as part of your job or a new

    business venture? This practical, one-day course will look at everything from finding venues to press and PR.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £35.00

  10. Brand identity

    Course Date: Mon 4 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Every successful business or product has a clear visual identity that is present in all aspects of the marketing mix. In this course you will understand the process of create a strong, clear and consistent visual brand identity that goes well beyond designing a logo.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  11. Going freelance: setting up as a sole trader

    Course Date: Thu 7 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An overview of the various steps to consider when setting up as a sole trader.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £75.00

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