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Whiteknights Campus, Room 108

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Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship is delighted to announce the launch of the Henley Summer Start-Up Boot Camp 2020.

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Hosted at the Henley Business School and led by the PopUp Business School, the Boot Camp is a hands-on, week-long course for students and local budding entrepreneurs to help them learn about setting up a business from scratch. The course will give participants the confidence and skills to start a business and make money doing what they love and covers some key points for any aspiring entrepreneur.

The Boot Camp will be held from 22-26 June 2020, 10:00am to 4:00pm in room G15 of the Henley Business School building, Whiteknights campus, RG6 6UD.

The full run through of each day is as follows:

Monday 22 June

10:00 - 5 ways to start for free, part one

11:15 - Break (15 min)

11:30 - 5 ways to start for free, part two

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - The quickest way to start a business

15:00 - End of Lecture – 1-2-1 section

16:00 - End

Tuesday 23 June

10:00 - Sales and the dark art of marketing, part one

11:15 - Break (15 min)

11:30 - Sales and the dark art of marketing, part two

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - Growing your business quickly

15:00 - End of Lecture – 1-2-1 section

16:00 - End

Wednesday 24 June

10:00 - How to make a great website for free, part one

11:15 - Break (15 min)

11:30 - How to make a great website for free, part two

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - Websites - Taking payments and SEO

15:00 - End of Lecture – 1-2-1 section

16:00 - End

Thursday 25 June

10:00 - The quickest way to find customers, part one

11:15 - Break (15 min)

11:30 - The quickest way to find customers, part two

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - Social media explained

15:00 - End of Lecture – 1-2-1 section

16:00 - End

Friday 26 June

10:00 - Legal and Finance Panel

11:15 - Break (15 min)

11:30 - The Legal Bit: tax and company structure

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - The 12 popup principles

15:00 - End

The Boot Camp is led by Simon Paine, the co-founder and CEO of the PopUp Business School. Simon launched PopUp Business school in 2012 to help entrepreneurs find a better way to start a business, without debt and without formal business plans. Since then the PopUp Business school has gone on to help over 7,000 entrepreneurs in four continents to do more of what they love.

Simon is an experienced entrepreneur and facilitator of creative problem solving, challenging leaders and entrepreneurs to think and operate differently. He has worked with global brands such as EDF Energy, Servest, Microsoft, BBC, Selfridges, Ramsay Healthcare and British Airways, helping senior leaders to deliver maximum positive impact.

Applications to register your interest in attending are now open. Please note that as there are limited spaces on the Boot Camp you will be asked to submit a supporting statement to explain why you wish to attend in 100 words or less. After you have registered your interest, you will be informed within approximately one week whether your application to attend was successful.

Your information will only be shared with Henley Business School and the PopUp Business School for the purpose of running the event.

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