Enterprise North East Trust is offering a number of free business startup courses aimed at people who want to start up their own business in Aberdeenshire. The courses delivered by Business Gateway are being run during January, February & March at the Inverurie Crichiebank Business Centre, the courses are also available at the Aberdeen Business Centre.
Available courses include
If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this workshop will provide you with a general overview of the areas that you need to be aware of including marketing, finance, different types of company formation and legal requirements.
It is essential to have a realistic, working business plan when you’re starting up a business. This workshop shows you how to create a robust business plan.
Good financial management is essential for running a successful business.
This workshop will help you to:
- manage a profit and loss account
- produce a cash flow statement
- understand the meaning of working capital
- describe the main sources of finance and understand the different legal structures of a business
How to begin to manage your finances; a simple guide to understanding how to keep books.
Getting the marketing right for your business is crucial to its success. This workshop will help you to understand your competitors, identify your customers & understand the things you need to consider for effective marketing.
You can see the full range of the business startup courses available along with dates and online booking forms by visiting the Enterprise North East Trust website.