PrintDURATION: 5 days
|TIME: 09:00 to 16:30 GMT|
This five day start your own business course with an online presence is delivered by experienced and practicing business owners with over 50 years experience between them. Key Business topics including Finance, gaining an Online presence, using Social Media and Marketing, learning important Selling skills and Analysing key business data.
Key Business topics including Finance, gaining an Online presence, using Social Media and Marketing, learning important Selling skills and Analysing key business data.
The aim of the course is to provide the service leaver with essential skills to start a business with an online presence. There are many online options, and this course will guide you towards making informed decisions based on your budget and business idea.
The course was created and is run by current business practitioners. They will bring to the table a wealth of knowledge relating to the business world and provide guidance towards developing an opportunity but also to plan for sustainability.
The course will be delivered by experienced trainers and current business owners with many years of experience working in the fields of finance, website development, website optimisation, social media, sales, marketing and data analysis. You will learn using a blend of instruction, discussion, case studies and activities to help embed knowledge and practice skills.
You will be encouraged to participate in discussions and explore questions relating to your business idea. By the end of the course you will be well prepared to start your new career in business.
This five-day course is designed for service leavers planning to start their own business and develop a fully optimised online presence using a range of social media and online platforms.
To significantly improve your understanding of five key areas of business: Finance, Business internal and external data, Sales, Website options and getting the most out of Social Media.
By the end of each course you will be in a position to:
IPSO FACTO provides professional sales courses to sales team leaders and their teams. This module has been modified from our professional schedule and will provide tried and tested sales techniques used by sales professionals. Assuming that you are new to sales and have no selling experience, this course will provide a platform of fundamental but important techniques. It will include practical exercises that will enable you to deliver a professional sales pitch.
Benefits: This element of the course will provide you with an important selling skills framework that is critical for you to succeed in business. Training has been adapted from our professional sales course and comes with a proven track record of success.
This module is delivered by a practicing-chartered accountant/trainer and will start by identifying business structure options, their pro’s and cons and the effect of the current financial climate. Your approach to financial planning is a critical element of running a successful business and this element will provide answers to many important questions including funding options.
Benefits: Many new business owners have a great idea, lots of enthusiasm but a poor sense of financial planning. This module will aim to give you the tools to get a head start.
This module will start by identifying both business risks and opportunities and then focus on the importance of business data; managing, capturing and analysing data from a range of sources.
Benefits: Managing and Analysing business data is a crucial part of decision making. This part of the course will provide an insight into the amount of data that’s at your disposal, and what you can do with it.
This module is delivered by the owner of a website development company with 20+ years’ experience guiding and supporting existing businesses and start-ups. If you are planning to have an online presence, then this element of the course will answer important questions.
Benefits: Its all about having the most up to date, Google friendly online presence that’s going to work for you and your customers.
Delivered by a business professional with over 20 years’ experience in social media marketing. This module will focus on the current top marketing platforms and how you can get the best out of them.
Benefits: Driving traffic to your website with the help of social media is important for your business to thrive and survive.
Logon at 08:30 test your system and be ready for a 9am start.
Session 1: 09:00 to 10:00 [break 10:00 to 10:15]
Session 2: 10:15 to 11:15 [break 11:15 to 11:30]
Session 3: 11:30 to 12:30 [lunch 12:30 to 13:30]
Session 4: 13:30 to 14:30 [break 14:30 to 14:45]
Session 5: 14:45 to 15:45 [summarise and close 15:45 to 16:30]
Its all about getting your website and your online strategy fully optimised for success: