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