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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 (63)  |  Business start-up (10)  |  Information session (17)  |  Introduction to enterprise (26)  |  Workshops (10)

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.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth,
TR15 3PL

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, 10 January 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth,
TR15 3PL

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Business start-up: Populate your website using WordPress (Part 2) – Redruth

This workshop follows on from our Introduction to website workshop and is perfect for those who have organised their domain and hosting and are ready to start adding content to their WordPress website.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Outset Cornwall,
Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth,
TR15 3PL

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Business start-up: Populate your website using Wix (Part 2) – Redruth

Following on from our Part 1 workshop, this hands-on half day session will get you started on creating your website using Wix. Wix uses a simple drag and drop feature to help you create pages quickly for your website –ideal for our clients who want a small website.

 

Business start-up: Making the most of your website (Part 3) – Redruth

This workshop follows on from our full day workshop Populate your website. It aims is to help you to promote your website using search engine optimisation, together with a Masterclass or Q&A session where we look at the problems you have encountered with populating your website and how best to fix them.

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Outset Cornwall,
Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth,
TR15 3PL

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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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 February 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth,
TR15 3PL

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Business start-up: LinkedIn for Business – Pool, Redruth

Are you making the most of LinkedIn? As one of the world’s most popular social networks it provides a fantastic opportunity for your business. This detailed workshop takes an in-depth look at the platform, including how to build a first-class personal profile and company page, how best to reach your target audience and measuring the ROI of your efforts. You’ll leave empowered to develop your LinkedIn plans further, in order to generate measurable leads for your business.

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Pool Innovation Centre,
Trevenson Road,
Pool,
Redruth,
TR15 3PL

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Business start-up: Populate your website using WordPress (Part 2) – Victoria

This workshop follows on from our Introduction to website workshop and is perfect for those who have organised their domain and hosting and are ready to start adding content to their WordPress website.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Victoria Inn,
Victoria,
Roche,
PL26 8LQ

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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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,
TR15 3PL

10:00 am – 1:00 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,
TR15 3PL

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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