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Events

If you can’t find a session below to suit you then please register your interest and a member of our team will be in touch.

Information sessions

Our informal sessions are a great place to ask questions, meet the team and explore whether self employment is right for you.

Introduction to enterprise

Our Introduction to enterprise (I2E) sessions help prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment.

Workshops

Once you have finished I2E you are welcome to attend our standalone workshops on different topics.

Business start-up

These tailor-made Business start-up sessions will prepare you with the key skills and knowledge you need to be able to launch your business.

all (43)  |  Business start-up (9)  |  Information session (7)  |  Introduction to enterprise (9)  |  Workshops (9)

Outset Cornwall – Information Session, St Austell

Got a business idea but not sure where to start? Pop along to one of our informal sessions to find out more about what enterprise is and whether it is the right option for you. Our advisors will talk you through the range of support available through Outset and help you decide on your next steps.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

The White Hart,
3 Church Street,
St Austell

10:00 am – 12 noon

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Business start-up: Creating a mindset for success workshop – Pool, Redruth

Research has shown that mindset is the most important factor determining success or failure in business and life. Mindset is the sum of your knowledge, including beliefs and thoughts about the world and yourself in it. It determines how you receive and react to information and the actions you take. This workshop is designed to help you to understand how your mind works and learn about the proven methods and habits of thinking and behaving that will allow you to achieve success in your business and life.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Introduction to Enterprise 1 – Launceston

Our 2 Day Introduction to enterprise sessions help to prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our 2 sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

The Business Space,
Dunheved House,
Dunheved Road,
Launceston

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall – Ask an advisor one to one, St Austell

Set up your business and got lots of questions? Not sure which way to turn?  Outset’s team of experienced business advisors can help provide focus and point you in the right direction. They will be holding ‘Ask an Advisor’ sessions throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

The White Hart Hotel,
3 Church Street,
St Austell

Various times

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Business start-up: Informal networking event, Eliot Hotel, Liskeard

We are pleased to announce that Outset Cornwall is running an informal drop-in, meet up at the Eliot House Hotel in Liskeard on the evening of Thursday 22nd February from 6.30pm (we shall leave around 8.30pm).

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Eliot House Hotel,
Castle St,
Liskeard

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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Outset Cornwall – Ask an advisor one to one, Pool

Set up your business and got lots of questions? Not sure which way to turn?  Outset’s team of experienced business advisors can help provide focus and point you in the right direction. They will be holding ‘Ask an Advisor’ sessions throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

 

Outset Cornwall – Information Session, Penzance

Got a business idea but not sure where to start? Pop along to one of our informal sessions to find out more about what enterprise is and whether it is the right option for you. Our advisors will talk you through the range of support available through Outset and help you decide on your next steps.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

The Lescudjack Centre,
Penmere Close,
Penzance

10:00 am – 12 noon

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Outset Cornwall, Introduction to Enterprise 2 Day workshop – Falmouth

Our Introduction to enterprise 2 day sessions will help to prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Falmouth Marine School,
Killigrew Street,
Falmouth

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Business start-up: Photography for your Business workshop – Pool, Redruth

A practical session on how to take better photographs for your website and marketing material, together with simple editing and how the re-size them to make sure your website pages update as swiftly as possible. Please bring along some items to photograph and your camera.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Business start-up: Micro Grant Workshop – Pool, Redruth

This workshop is to allow Outset clients who are intending to apply for an Outset Cornwall micro-grant to learn more about how to apply for the grant.  In the workshop we will go through the requirements for an application; how to write an effective business pitch or plan and complete a well researched cashflow forecast.  

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall – Information Session, Truro evening

Got a business idea but not sure where to start? Pop along to one of our informal sessions to find out more about what enterprise is and whether it is the right option for you. Our advisors will talk you through the range of support available through Outset and help you decide on your next steps.

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

The Business Space,
Chiltern House,
City Road,
Truro

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Information Session - Liskeard

Got a business idea but not sure where to start? Pop along to one of our informal sessions to find out more about what enterprise is and whether it is the right option for you. Our advisors will talk you through the range of support available through Outset and help you decide on your next steps.

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Eliot House Hotel,
Castle St,
Liskeard

10:00 am – 12 noon

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Outset Cornwall, Introduction to Enterprise 2 Day workshop – St Austell

Our Introduction to enterprise 2 day sessions will help to prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Thursday, 1 March 2018

The White Hart,
3 Church Street ,
St Austell

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Setting Out Your Stall Workshop – Pool

Why exhibit your products at a Trade show or craft fair?  For most businesses, there are three main priorities. Selling, Networking, Promoting.  So, with those three goals in mind, we will show you some handy and simple-to-follow tips for your first craft fair or trade show stand.

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall – Ask an advisor one to one, Liskeard

Set up your business and got lots of questions? Not sure which way to turn?  Outset’s team of experienced business advisors can help provide focus and point you in the right direction. They will be holding ‘Ask an Advisor’ sessions throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Thursday, 1 March 2018

The Eliot Hotel,
Castle St,
Liskeard

Various times

More info
 

Outset Cornwall – Ask an advisor one to one, Pool

Set up your business and got lots of questions? Not sure which way to turn?  Outset’s team of experienced business advisors can help provide focus and point you in the right direction. They will be holding ‘Ask an Advisor’ sessions throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

 

Outset Cornwall, Introduction to Enterprise 2 Day workshop – Penzance

Our Introduction to enterprise 2 day sessions will help to prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

The Lescudjack Centre,
Penmere Close,
Penzance

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Outset Cornwall – Information Session, Pool

Got a business idea but not sure where to start? Pop along to one of our informal sessions to find out more about what enterprise is and whether it is the right option for you. Our advisors will talk you through the range of support available through Outset and help you decide on your next steps.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Outset Cornwall,
Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 12 noon

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Outset Cornwall, Introductory Website Workshop – Victoria

This introductory workshop looks at the most popular website builders – Wix, Weebly and WordPress, to help you choose the right builder for you and your business. Choosing a domain name and hosting package, through to installing WordPress. The second half of the workshop will cover what you need to do in order to get started on creating content and pages for your website, including thinking about your objectives and site map. This workshop is the first in a series of workshops that we offer our clients.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Victoria Inn, Roche

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Information Session - Bude

Got a business idea but not sure where to start? Pop along to one of our informal sessions to find out more about what enterprise is and whether it is the right option for you. Our advisors will talk you through the range of support available through Outset and help you decide on your next steps.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Stratton Town Council,
The Parkhouse Centre,
Bude

10:00 am – 12 noon

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Business start-up: Optimising your social media impact - Pool, Redruth

This practical workshop is designed to help you to effectively use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for business. We look at the practicalities of setting up and starting to use Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin and look at examples of good practice through real world examples. Using these to expand your professional network, establish and maintain contacts, promote your business services and generate leads.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall – Ask an advisor one to one, Bude

Set up your business and got lots of questions? Not sure which way to turn?  Outset’s team of experienced business advisors can help provide focus and point you in the right direction. They will be holding ‘Ask an Advisor’ sessions throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Stratton Town Council,
The Parkhouse Centre,
Bude

Various times

More info
 

Outset Cornwall, Introduction to Enterprise 1 – Evening Truro

Our 4 evening Introduction to enterprise sessions help to prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our 4 sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

The Business Space,
Chiltern House ,
City Road,
Truro

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Introduction to Enterprise 2 Day workshop – Liskeard

Our Introduction to enterprise 2 day sessions will help to prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Eliot House Hotel,
Castle St,
Liskeard

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Business Planning & Sources of Finance Workshop – Pool

This workshop focuses on creating a Business Pitch, which is the underlying basis of a full Business Plan. We'll then discuss using this in more detail to create a full Business Plan and focus on the key elements you'll need to create your executive summary, operational plan and cash flow forecast. Then we’ll look at the different types of funding, including the Outset Microgrant together with their benefits and limitations.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall – Ask an advisor one to one, Pool

Set up your business and got lots of questions? Not sure which way to turn?  Outset’s team of experienced business advisors can help provide focus and point you in the right direction. They will be holding ‘Ask an Advisor’ sessions throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

 

Outset Cornwall – Information Session, Truro day

Got a business idea but not sure where to start? Pop along to one of our informal sessions to find out more about what enterprise is and whether it is the right option for you. Our advisors will talk you through the range of support available through Outset and help you decide on your next steps.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

County Arms, Highertown, Truro

10:00 am – 12 noon

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Outset Cornwall, Introduction to Enterprise 2 Day workshop – Pool, Redruth

Our Introduction to enterprise 2 day sessions will help to prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Introductory Website Workshop – Pool, Redruth

This introductory workshop explains about the importance of choosing the correct domain name and hosting package, through to installing WordPress. The second half of the workshop will cover how to get started on creating content and pages for your website, including thinking about your objectives and site map. This workshop is the first in a series of 3 workshops that we offer our clients.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Introduction to Enterprise 2 Day workshop – Bude

Our Introduction to enterprise 2 day sessions will help to prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Stratton Town Council,
The Parkhouse Centre,
Bude

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Book now
 

Outset Cornwall – Ask an advisor one to one, Pool

Set up your business and got lots of questions? Not sure which way to turn?  Outset’s team of experienced business advisors can help provide focus and point you in the right direction. They will be holding ‘Ask an Advisor’ sessions throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

 

Outset Cornwall, Introduction to Enterprise 2 Day workshop – Truro

Our Introduction to enterprise 2 day sessions will help to prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

County Arms, Highertown, Truro

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Business Structures & Registering with HMRC Workshop – Victoria

For all clients that have completed their I2E workshops through Outset Cornwall.  This workshop focuses on the different types of business structures together with their benefits and limitations, leading onto the areas you need to consider when starting a business.  Discussions will then follow, on the importance of writing a Business Plan and goal setting, together with the practicalities of registering your business with HMRC.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Victoria Inn,
Victoria Road,
Victoria

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Business start-up: Branding, Promotion & Sales – Pool, Redruth

When starting up one of the biggest challenges is making you and your business known and acquiring new customers. This full day workshop provides a clear insight into the main methods of marketing your business. It will help you consider which options are best suited to your business, provide you with innovative ways of marketing your business on a startup budget and develop a professional marketing strategy and plan. Our comprehensive sales element will help you to target your potential clients, understand the psychology and methods of effective selling and establish a sales strategy that will work for your business.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Outset Cornwall, Getting started with Internet Marketing Workshop – Pool, Redruth

This gives an overview of the different types of online marketing, including a website, email marketing and social media, which will help you decide on your marketing priorities in your start-up journey. We will also look at all things Google, such as Google Trends, Maps and Analytics.

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Outset Cornwall – Ask an advisor one to one, Pool

Set up your business and got lots of questions? Not sure which way to turn?  Outset’s team of experienced business advisors can help provide focus and point you in the right direction. They will be holding ‘Ask an Advisor’ sessions throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

 

Business start-up: Creating a mindset for success workshop – Pool, Redruth

Research has shown that mindset is the most important factor determining success or failure in business and life. Mindset is the sum of your knowledge, including beliefs and thoughts about the world and yourself in it. It determines how you receive and react to information and the actions you take. This workshop is designed to help you to understand how your mind works and learn about the proven methods and habits of thinking and behaving that will allow you to achieve success in your business and life.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

More info
 

Outset Cornwall, Thinking of Selling Online Workshop – Victoria

Thinking of selling online? It is a great way to reach a lot of people and your goods will be available for people to view 24 hours a day. This workshop covers the basics of selling including some of your legal obligations, post and packaging and some of the online platforms available to sell your product. 

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Victoria Inn,
Victoria Road,
Roche

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Book now
 

Outset Cornwall – Ask an advisor one to one, Pool

Set up your business and got lots of questions? Not sure which way to turn?  Outset’s team of experienced business advisors can help provide focus and point you in the right direction. They will be holding ‘Ask an Advisor’ sessions throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

 

Business start-up: Convert your website to a shop – Pool

Following on from our workshop Thinking of Selling Online, we look at the practicalities of using the Woocommerce plug-in and the theme Stormfront to help you create an ecommerce platform for your WordPress website.

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

More info
 

Outset Cornwall, Thinking of Selling Online Workshop – Pool, Redruth

Thinking of selling online? It is a great way to reach a lot of people and your goods will be available for people to view 24 hours a day. This workshop covers the basics of selling including your legal obligations, post and packaging and some of the online platforms available to sell your product. 

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Business start-up: Search Engine Optimisation – Pool, Redruth

Gaining strong visibility and authority and poitions on search engines can feel a bit like putting together a jigsaw puzzle, with many elements needing to work together effectively – and often over many months – to gain you exposure. In this practical three-hour session, we will guide you through good SEO practices to help you boost your business's online profile. 

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

More info
 

Outset Cornwall, Introductory Website Workshop – Victoria

This introductory workshop looks at the most popular website builders – Wix, Weebly and WordPress, to help you choose the right builder for you and your business. Choosing a domain name and hosting package, through to installing WordPress. The second half of the workshop will cover what you need to do in order to get started on creating content and pages for your website, including thinking about your objectives and site map. This workshop is the first in a series of workshops that we offer our clients.

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Victoria Inn, Roche

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Book now