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Participant Profile
All potential members of the public who have intentions on setting up in business.
Course Aims
This course is designed to offer business start-up guidance and support to enable the participants to acquire the skills, knowledge and confidence to progress their business idea.

Duration of courses can be adapted to suit your business needs.


  • Self-Employment
  • Legal obligations
  • Idea Generation
  • Analysing the environment
  • Market Research
  • Idea Validation: Good ideas v’s Bad ideas, Surveys, Questionnaires, Focus Groups
  • Running Your Own Business
  • Goals, actions and results
  • Organisational culture
  • Business Models
  • How To Complete a Business Plan
  • Benefits
  • Getting Started
  • Template Business Plan – What to Include
  • Set up Costs
  • Expenses/ Pricing/ Sales Records/ Cash Flow Management
  • Forecasting
  • Tax & VAT
  • Insurance
  • Entitlements
  • Marketing
  • Failure


Have a clear understanding of the running’s of a business and whether they are suited to self – employment
Have a greater overall understanding of how to assess if their idea will work in the market
Be able to conduct market research
Have a basic understanding of employment legislation in which to deal with potential employees or contractors
Be better equipped to provide a business / action plan

Providing HR Support For Almost 20 Years

Get in Touch

We would love to hear from you. You can contact us as below:

The HR Suite, 13 Upper Baggot Street,
2nd Floor, Dublin 4. DO4 W7K5

The HR Suite, Pier 17 Dingle Road,
Tralee, Co. Kerry. V92 R6DX (HQ)

The HR Suite, 12 South Mall,
Centre, Cork. T12 RD43

[email protected]+353 (0)1 901 4335+353 (0)66 7102887

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