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KickStart - A bootcamp for new business

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KickStart is a 4 day programme to be held on April 24th, 25th, 26th and 27th from 9.30 am - 4.00 pm.

KickStart is a new business bootcamp, aimed at individuals thinking about starting a business as well as businesses that are newly formed, it is designed to get your new enterprise off to the best possible start!

You will be taken through an intensive business planning exercise with full support and guidance from professionals with industry knowledge and experience.

In addition to working through the practicalities of running a business, by the end of the programme you will have refined your business vision and product/service offer. You will also hav identified your customers and how to reach them and will have an action plan to ensure your dream becomes a reality

RTC is not just a training company - we are home to a range of business support programmes. Sign up for KickStart for the opportunity to find out what help is available for small businesses in your area and grow your network by meeting our team of advisors.

Day One - 24th April 2017 - Making the Switch

Discovering drivers and barriers to success, individuals will explore the challenges and opportunities facing them when converting passion to profit. Individuals will consider the emotional, psychological, physical and financial aspects of running a business whilst assessing personal action planning. Risk analysis for the business will also be completed.

Day Two - 25th April 2017 - Market Orientation

Individuals investigate all aspects of marketing, market orientation and customer demand. Delegates will review targeted market research and will investigate approaches to traditional and social media marketing and market planning.

Day Three - 26th April 2017 - Practical Finance and Business Planning

Focusing on money matters, delegates will be introduced to raising capital, budgeting, reducing costs and financial control. Discovering the fundamentals of business planning supported by industry specialists and peer mentors. Delegates will review the importance of building and maintaining business relationships and have completed a draft business plan.

Day Four – 27th April 2017 - Business Surgery

Focusing on delivering the business message, participants will have the opportunity to pitch
to our team of experienced advisors who understand how to make businesses grow, access funding and build supportive networks to enhance growth.

***Please note - This course is fully funded for eligible individuals/businessses in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Country Durham. Registration through eventbrite will act as an expresion of interest, following which a member of our team will contact you to confirm your place and discuss eligibility criteria in full including relevant terms and conditions.

It is preferable that you are able to attend all 4 sessions, however if there are any dates you cannot make please discuss with a member of our team on 0191 516 4400.


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