Starting your own business: is it for you?
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Starting your own business: is it for you?

Starting your own business: is it for you?

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University of Surrey

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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.


Surrey Student Enterprise Skill's Ladder sessions kick off with Starting your own business: is it for you?

Janet Preston will lead this workshop, which will tell you what you need to know and help you take those vital first steps.

By the end of the workshop, you will have:-

  • Looked at the factors you need to consider when starting a business

  • Been introduced to planning and decision making techniques

  • Understood your attitude to risk and been introduced to risk assessment techniques


Please note that this workshop is open to current University of Surrey students only. Thank you.

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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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