SYOB March

Our next online Start Your Own Business (SYOB) course will be starting on the 19th of March.


Tuesday, Mar 19, 202410am to 1pm
Wednesday, Mar 20, 202410am to 1pm
Thursday, Mar 21, 202410am to 1pm
Monday, Mar 25, 202410am to 1pm
Tuesday, Mar 26, 202410am to 1pm
Wednesday, Mar 27, 202410am to 1pm

What we cover in SYOB:

With SYOB, you can complete the course in the comfort of your own home.

We have tailored the course specially to meet the needs of people who would like to set up a new small business. If you’re want to Start Your Own Business and aren’t sure where to begin, SYOB can help you.

Our course content includes:

Our Enterprise Development Officer, Shane Callanan talking about SYOB
  • Self-assessment
    • Personal Goals
    • SWOT analysis
    • Reasons for business success and failure
    • Steps to starting your business
  • Guide to Legal Structures
    • Employing staff
    • Data Protection
    • Healthy & Safety
    • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Introduction to Marketing
    • Researching your idea
    • Identifying and meeting customer needs
    • Developing a marketing plan
    • Promoting your business
  • Sales and Networking
    • What makes people buy
    • Seven step sales model
    • Finding prospects
    • Making a pitch
  • Finance for a small business
    • Funding your business
    • Personal budgets
    • Setting your prices
    • Overheads
    • Fixed and variable overheads
  • Business planning
    • The importance of proper planning
    • Preparing a planning spreadsheet

How to book your place:

We advise booking early as places are limited and booking is essential.

There is a small administration fee of €25 and application forms are available now from Shane. Just phone Shane on 01 8361666 or email for more information about SYOB.

If you would like to read about our Enterprise Support, check out our Enterprise page