Being Your Own Boss Programme

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Everyone has the potential to run their own successful business, our Being Your Own Boss programme looks at the skills and knowledge you'll need to start and manage your own successful business and help you to realise your full potential. Programmes include the following:

Starting Your Own Business - Look at how to go self-employed and the skills and knowledge you'll need to start and manage a successful business.

Producing Your Own Business Plan - Look at how to put together your business plan and the potential to use it to access funding

Money and Making a Profit - Look at how to set up a simple money management system for your new business.

Making Sales - Look at how to produce a sales and marketing plan, create cost effective ways of attracting customers and persuading them to buy your products and services.

Using Social Media to Find New Customers and Opportunities - Look at how to take advantage of this method of promoting your business and finding new customers.

Programmes are available at venues throughout Derbyshire and are free to unemployed people

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John O'Donnell
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