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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)

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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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

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