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British Library Business & IP Centre

96 Euston Road

London, United Kingdom

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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. Specifically it will cover:


  1. A self-assessment of whether you are ready to launch a business or not

  2. Finding the facts - answering some of the typical questions that arise when starting in business

  3. Must-know marketing – find out how marketing to the right customers and in the right marketplace can ensure your success

  4. Financing a new business – start-up funding options you can consider

  5. Figuring out the financials – we’ll help you demystify business finances and we’ll explain some important accounting terms

  6. 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.

Innovating for Growth is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund

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