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Start Your Own Business Course


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Start Your Own Business (SYOB) is designed to be a practical workshop, aimed specifically at those considering starting their own business. The course is for those who wish to learn how to avoid common pitfalls, reduce risk and progress their ideas and maximise rewards. The course is also suitable for early stage micro business (<9 months).

Outline Syllabus

Start Your Own Business will cover:
The Irish taxation system and self assessment
The administration of employment and VAT taxes in small business
Income tax and corporation tax
Tax management issues for a small business in a changing economic environment
Tracking and recovering overheads in a pricing plan
Costing, pricing, procedures and practice
Understanding a finance role
Cash management in a small business
Merging finances with the day to day operation in a recessionary context
Impacts on finance
My ‘roadmap’, my idea and research
Connecting with the customer, drives the sales process
Managing a business on a day to day basis including use of technology
Support for you and your business
Administration tax and bookkeeping
Managing finances in a start-up
Preparation of and using a business plan

Anticipated Practical Outcomes

As a participant on this workshop you will be given tools and knowledge which are practical and realistic for those starting out in business.

Training Methodology

Learning tools used will include:
Live training and supporting presentation
Participants will be given a hand-out of the slides and encouraged to take notes during the programme.
Facilitated group discussion and specific questions from participants
Providing opportunity for practice

Assessment Method

Each participant will complete a post-course evaluation form

Course Duration: 6 weeks evening course – Starting Thursday 10th May 2018

Venue: MTEK 1, Monaghan

Time: 6.30PM – 9.30PM

Cost: €30 per person or free to those unemployed.

The Course will be delivered by Fionnuala Rogers Consulting

Book and pay online at: www.localenterprise.ie/monaghan or contact Monaghan LEO at info@leo.monaghancoco.ie or 047-71818