WED 12 DEC , 10:00 until 17:00

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The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB, UK

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Get the knowledge and information you need to successfully launch a business

In this full day workshop we will cover the essentials of what you need to do to set up and launch a business. It will cover:

A self-assessment of whether you are ready to launch a business or not
Finding the facts - answering some of the typical questions that arise when starting in business
Must-know marketing – find out how marketing to the right customers and in the right marketplace can ensure your success
Financing a new business – start-up funding options you can consider
Figuring out the financials – we’ll help you demystify business finances and we’ll explain some important accounting terms
Bringing it all together – we will help you get your business plan started

After attending this workshop you will be able to:

Identify effective market research techniques
Identify and quantify the market opportunity
Develop competitive service/product offers
Develop a successful marketing strategy
Generate sales, break-even and profit and loss forecasting techniques.
Produce a clear business plan
Understand how to raise finance from banks, investors or other sources of funding
Know where else to go in order to gain additional support and advice

This workshop is run by Centa Business Services, a long standing social enterprise and registered Enterprise Agency providing business support in central London. This event is fully-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the British Library as part of the Innovating for Growth Start-ups programme – a series of workshops, events and advice clinics, designed to support new business and innovation in London.


Event Organiser:   British Library Business & IP Centre

This event is free to attend


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