Register now for Spring Business Start-Up Workshops

These workshops aim to inform and educate students on how to start-up a business; be self-employed; freelance; and consult while studying.

They are run by the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce, who are placed to connect students with Chamber entrepreneurs, access vital funding available to start-ups and offer hands on workshops.

Medway Dates: Friday 2nd February, 9th February, 16th February, 23rd February, 2nd March
Canterbury Dates: Wednesday 31st January, 7th February, 14th February, 21st February, 28th February
Time: 15:00-17:00
Number of hours: 5 x 2hours
Employability Points: 10 points per workshop
Location: Canterbury Campus – to be confirmed, Medway Campus – to be confirmed

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Learning Outcomes

The workshops have been structured so that all students who are interested in freelancing or being self-employed can feel confident that they’ll walk away with valuable information. By the end of this course, students should be able to;

  • Pitch a business idea
  • Understand the finances, legalities and processes for starting up a business
  • Identify a suitable structure for a business plan
  • Generate a business idea,
  • Test a business idea
  • Develop marketing research
  • Understandsales processes
  • Pricing
  • Plan cash flow
  • Know tax, insurance and VAT requirements
  • Understand the elements of a business plan

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