Steps to Enterprise

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Thinking about starting your own business soon? This course will help you gain knowledge and tips, as well as providing you with practical exercises to build a great business.

A FREE* three-week and two-day intensive business startup course, packed with information, guidance, tips and advice. This hands-on practical course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to build a great business.

Together you will explore:

  • Your business idea in greater detail
  • How to build a business plan
  • Business status and legislation
  • How to protect your intellectual property
  • How to use market research
  • The many P’s of Marketing
  • The social media Big 5
  • The art of networking
  • Pitching your ideas
  • Insights from guest speakers
  • Tools and resources for your business

Entry requirements:

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for these qualifications. However, you will need to take part in a brief writing assessment before enrolling onto the course. On completion, you will receive a college certificate. Applicants must be aged 19+.


£350**FREE if you are 19+, unemployed and on benefits, or under the earning threshold of £15,736.50 annual gross salary.


The course will run from Thursday 6th June 2019- Friday 21st June 2019

For more information or to book your place, please contact Shamala Nair or Sophie Alexis:

Tel: 0208 522 5749 or 0208 522 5700


Courses held at: Newham College of Further Education, CIPS, High St South, East Ham, E6 6ER

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