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North Birmingham's Business Enterprise & Start Up Workshops

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Spitfire House

10 High Street

Castle Vale

Birmingham

B35 7PR

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Bluesky Business Consultancy are working in partnership with Castle Vale Community Housing and The Pioneer Group to boost Enterprise and Entrepreneurship across Birmingham



This new and exciting programme supports the growth and sustainability of local SME's and the personal development of Birmingham's budding entrepreneurs.

North Birmingham's Business Enterprise & Start-Up Workshops are free regardless of postcode, age or legal structure. Suitable for people who want to get started, or have recently started a business (less than 3 years old, less than £75,000 turnover)

We have organised 7 FREE workshops offering SME's business support, information, advice, and guidance to help boost Birmingham's business growth rate and performance. You can also expect to gain mentorship, expert knowledge, strategies, tips and new techniques from CEO's who have grown successful businesses

In addition, we will also explore the 3 key elements for success: Planning, Strategy & Execution



Workshop Details

Getting Started - Saturday 24th June 2017

Gain wisdom from various guest speakers, explore the mindset of an entrepreneur, minimal start-up cost business ideas and understand more about legal structures

Business Planning - Saturday 1st July 2017

Let's explore why you need one to build a profitable business. Join us for this workshop and get a free detailed business plan template and support while you work through it

Marketing & Social Media - Saturday 8th July 2017

During this session, we will help you to create a marketing strategy and provide you with tips and techniques to help you grow your audience, leads and sales through the effective use of social media

Book-Keeping, Accounts & Finance - Saturday 15th July 2017

Get advice and guidance on book-keeping & accountants, HMRC, tax and sound financial management from our award winning guest speaker, CEO and accountant. In addition, we will explore access to finance, loans and investment

Sales - Saturday 22nd July 2017

The theme for this interactive session is; "If you can't sell you can't survive" and will be delivered by a sales guru and very experienced consultant. Let's explore the characteristics of a great salesperson, sales opportunities, and questioning vs listening. We will conclude the session with a bit of fun and put into practice some of the learning with "sell me a mousetrap"

Social Enterprise, Grants & Funding - Saturday 29th July 2017

Learn how to grow your social enterprise, why you need a strong trading arm, and where to look for government funding and grants

Pitching & Networking - Saturday 5th August 2017

We will start off by giving you a pitching structure. Then you will hear from one of Birmingham's top networkers and influencers. Learn the essence of good networking, how you can use it to raise your profile, connect and collaborate with others from various industries. We will end the session with a free for all pitching session for business owners who want to improve their pitch



Workshops | 2 - 4 pm

Networking | Pictures | Light Refreshments | 4 - 5 pm

In addition, we have selected several successful business owners to mentor budding entrepreneurs on their journey in business. To qualify for mentorship you will need to attend all 7 workshops, we will then allocate a mentor who will provide strategic support and direction to help you meet your aims and objectives in business.

We encourage collaboration between local businesses from the public and private sector and aim to bring an array of businesses together in a relaxed and inspiring learning environment


If you would like to discuss exhibiting, mentoring or sponsorship please do not hesitate to contact the organiser


*Thank you to our wonderful sponsors *


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