The Barrow Business and Enterprise Support Project

Three day Business Start-Up course

Start Your Own Business – Three Day Course

Delivered by: Gail Knopfel
Venue: The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness
All Dates & Times:

  • Tuesday 12th March, Wednesday 13th March & Thursday 14th March 9:30am – 1:00pm

To book a place on the course please email

Day One – Planning, staying legal & what it means to be self employed
  • Business Ideas
  • Introducing Business Planning & why it’s important
  • Legal Structures
  • Getting started with confidence
Day Two – Finances: all about the money
  • Start-up costs
  • Sales forecasting
  • The importance of cash flow
  • Bank accounts & keeping records
  • Understanding tax
Day Three – Customers: Finding & keeping them
  • Developing a Marketing Plan
  • Market Research
  • Practical marketing & sales ideas
  • Using Social Media for business
  • Mentors, networks & the next steps…