Key Skills of Business for Young Entrepreneurs

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Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00

Key Skills of Business for Young Entrepreneurs


Prince's Trust


Enterprise Centre Coventry University Technology Park
Puma Way CV1 2TT
United States

Join the Prince's Trust at this informative event which will explore fundamental skills required for a business. This event is primarily aimed at people looking to start their own business, ideally aged between 16-30, however, all are welcome to attend.

Attendees will gain a good knowledge of the key skills in setting up a new business, running a business and the importance of having a good mentor as well as knowledge about the Princes Trust and how they can support the start of your self-employment journey.


13:00  – 13.45              Sign in, profile forms and general networking
13.45 – 14.00               Introduction to the 4 sessions that will be happening  

14.00 – 14.20               Marketing and Selling
                                     Brief information about what marketing is
                                     Different ways to market and making your business stand out
                                     Brand and logos - making your advertising right for your business
                                     How to sell?

14.20 – 14.40               Legalities of Business
                                     Legal Structures and why they are important
                                     Keeping records clear and up to date
                                     Insurance and having the correct qualifications for the business

14.40 – 15.00              Break/Networking

15.00 – 15.20              Business Planning
                                    Key tips for what needs to be on a business plan
                                    Planning your finances for the future (Cash Flows, Personal Survival, Budget)
                                    The evolution of a business plan 
                                    Planning for a Plan B

15.20 – 15.40              Mentoring
                                    Finding your Tribe 
                                    Having support from mentors throughout the running of your business
                                    How to network and develop a strong elevator pitch  

15.40 – 16.00             About The Prince's Trust / Networking


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