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How to Turn Your Idea(s) into a Successful Business: Entrepreneur Skills Training WORKSHOP

Ever dreamt of starting your own business? Do you have an idea but don't know where to start? Do you feel that your skills, talents & experiences are undervalued yet worth more? At Refined Creatives we believe in empowering people with ideas. If you can see a brighter future for yourself we run practical Startup Business workshops that empower you to transform your idea(s) into a business. This workshop is a must: Delivered by a Tech Startup Founder:

Mark Twain — 'The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

The Challenge:

Jack is in the middle of having a shower when all of a sudden he has a light bulb moment. He thinks he’s come up with the next big great fantabulous idea. However there’s a problem. Jack does not know where to start because he has no prior business knowledge or experience of owning or running a business. Even if Jack has experience of working in the corporate world, he needs help understanding the complex world of Startup businesses in a simple and concise way because the two worlds are extremely different.

Interactive Workshop:

At Refined Creatives, we believe in simplifying complex things

We believe that the journey of transforming your idea into a viable business should be a simple, empowering and a great learning experience. We run interactive workshops that teach you the fundamentals of setting up and running your own business. We simplify and empower budding entrepreneurs to kick-start their journey in an efficient way. We teach skills like elevator (60 second) pitching, basics of protecting your ideas via intellectual property, where to find funding and free business support + coaching, the legal formats and basics of registering a business. How to analyse the viability of a business idea in 20 minutes without writing a 20 page business plan and many more.

So Jack can jump straight out of the shower, book himself onto one of our workshops to empower himself with the skills, information and confidence to get started on his entrepreneurial journey.


The objective of this practical workshop is to

1. Foster and encourage an entrepreneurial culture among participants while

2. Offering practical steps that can enable turn their ideas into reality.

3. Engage participants to pitch, explore, analyse, review, test and receive critical feedback from peers or general public on their potential start-up business ideas.

This workshop is aimed at budding entrepreneurs who are thinking about entrepreneurship as a career choice or organisations that what to develop an entrepreneurial mindset in the way they operate.

What you will learn at this workshop

  • How to pitch and sell an idea in 60, 30 seconds (Elevator pitching) & in 1 sentence.

  • How to Protect your ideas using Intellectual Property - Trademarks, Copyrights & Patents, NDA’s and more

  • How to analyse the viability of any business idea in less than 20 minutes without writing a 20 page business plan. (Simple method developed at Stanford University)

  • How to develop and create a strong brand identity that will make you stand out from your competition (hint-it’s not just a logo)

  • How to develop & articulately communicate your Unique Selling Proposition(s) (USP) (8 Frameworks)

  • How to develop a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to test your idea in order to minimise risk.

  • Where & How to find funding options for your new business ideas (hint – it’s not through just Dragons Den or banks)

  • Where & how to find free Business Mentors & Coaches and Legal advice

  • How to find and build a strong Start-up Team. The team is key to your success.

  • How to acquire those initial customers/clients - Customer acquisition channels

  • The Legal formats and basics of Registering a Company

  • Make new contacts from networking with other entrepreneurs

  • Companies and Organisations that support entrepreneurs with ideas

  • Get A copy of our Startup Ignition Kit (Sik) Material – A summary of all the information from the workshop, contacts, organisations, companies, individuals that will set you off on your entrepreneurial journey.

  • 10. Hear first hand inspiring stories of how other entrepreneurs went about starting their companies.

  • The workshop is delivered by Simon Tefula - with a Legal & Management Consulting background, he's the Founder & CEO @ Refined Creatives - A Branding Agency focused on improving business performance. If you want to cover individual topics or have a 1 one 1 workshop or have any questions please feel free to get in touch at We happily welcome participants travelling from any part of the country or the continent. Get in touch so we can help you with making arrangements for your weekend stay while in London.
  • Previous attendees have gone on to develop prototypes, raise investment, launch their own startups,

  • See what previous attendees lik Boriss have to say -

Standard Ticket £39.99.

VIP Ticket £160 with 2 inclusive one on one personalised coaching, planning & strategy advisory sessions to help you move your idea(s) forward.

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