Getting your business off the ground
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Getting your business off the ground

Getting your business off the ground

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Lecture Theatre B

University of Surrey

Guildford, United Kingdom

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Enterprise Skills Ladder Workshops are run by Surrey Student Enterprise and are open to all students studying any course at the University of Surrey. They are practical workshops run by experienced entrepreneurs on topics such as Funding, Marketing & Branding, Finance and exploring whether starting a business is for you.


Janet Preston leads us in getting your business off the ground: how to achieve results and make it happen. By the end of this workshop you will have:-

  • Learnt about the importance of planning and reviewing your plan in respinse to changing factors

  • Learnt how to communicate and 'sell' your idea effectively

  • Understood the importance of effective relationships, inclusing networks, and how to build and maintain one.

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Janet Preston is Managing Director of Cold Fuzion, her own independent business consultancy.

Janet is a senior professional with proven experience in designing and managing major business change projects and programmes. She is widely recognised by her clients for sound intellectual ability, structured well-planned approaches, attention to detail and, equally importantly, for her good humour and skills in selling her ideas.  She is bright, articulate, a strong team player with a deep passion for quality in everything she does and willingly develops skills in people around her.

Janet mentors Surrey Student Enterprise students. Our mentors are local business professionals, passionate about their specialist area. They volunteer their time to help you by sharing their practical advice on overcoming the hurdles involved in setting up in business. Find out more about them here: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/student_enterprise/mentors/index.htm.

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