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Price (ex vat): £900

    PrintDURATION: 5 days
    TIME: 09:00 to 16:30 GMT

    This 5 day start your own business course with an online presence is delivered by a practicing business owner with over 25 years experience. Key Business topics including Financial decisions, Sales techniques, Marketing your business, Creating a Website and Business Performance.

    About Start your own Business Workshop

    Start your own Business

    Key Business topics including Finance, gaining an Online presence, using Social Media and Marketing, learning important Selling skills and Analyzing 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 a current business owner with 25 plus years experience working in the fields of finance, website development, website optimization, social media, sales, marketing and data analysis. You will learn using a blend of instruction, discussion 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 should be well prepared and confident to start your new career in business.

    Is this course for you?

    This five-day course is designed for those planning to start their own business or have already started, and want to gain a greater understanding of five key areas of business outlined below.


    To significantly improve your understanding of five key areas of business: Finance, Sales, Marketing, Websites and Business Performance in order to reduce risks and improve business success, much quicker by taking this course.

    Course Objectives

    By the end of each course you will be in a position to:

    • Understand the important elements of starting an online business
    • Understand the key elements of a good sales technique
    • Understand how to market your business including social media
    • Understand the best options to create an effective business website
    • Understand how to measure the performance of your business and website

    Start your own Business course content

    These are some of the key topics covered during the course; there are many more included but not listed here.

    Day 1: Preparing for Business

    Getting started with finance tools; financial decisions. Key SEO Elements of a website. Google website requirements. Designing a websites architecture. Find the best keywords for your business. Using AI tools.

    Day 2: Sales Techniques

    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 about your business.

    Day 3: Marketing your Business

    Create a Marketing plan; Create a Brand; Image Creation; Content Creation; Publishing Tools; Email marketing; The importance of Reviews; Using Social Media to promote your business; Explore Paid Adverts.

    Day 4: Planning/Creating your Website

    Purchasing the right Domain Name; Hosting your website; GBProfile – Free Promotion; Explore CMS WordPress, Webflow and Wix to get your business online.

    Day 5: Performance and Support

    GSC website performance; Web page performance testing with PSI; Chrome Lighthouse page testing; Other performance tools, Domain Authority Scoring; Building website relationships; Enterprise Nation; Digital Boost; Federation of Small Business.

    Supporting Materials

    You will be given access to a wide range of materials to support your business journey.

    Please contact us to discuss any part of the course: 01489 588453

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