Get started workshop

, 10.00 - 17.00 FREE
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Get the knowledge and information you need to successfully launch a business

In this full day workshop we will cover the essentials of what you need to do to set up and launch a business. It will cover:

  1. A self-assessment of whether you are ready to launch a business or not

  2. Finding the facts - answering some of the typical questions that arise when starting in business

  3. Must-know marketing – find out how marketing to the right customers and in the right marketplace can ensure your success

  4. Financing a new business – start-up funding options you can consider

  5. Figuring out the financials – we’ll help you demystify business finances and we’ll explain some important accounting terms

  6. Bringing it all together – we will help you get your business plan started

After attending this workshop you will be able to:

  • Identify effective market research techniques

  • Identify and quantify the market opportunity

  • Develop competitive service/product offers

  • Develop a successful marketing strategy

  • Generate sales, break-even and profit and loss forecasting techniques.

  • Produce a clear business plan

  • Understand how to raise finance from banks, investors or other sources of funding

  • Know where else to go in order to gain additional support and advice


This workshop is run by Centa Business Services, a long standing social enterprise and registered Enterprise Agency providing business support in central London. This event is fully-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the British Library as part of the Innovating for Growth Start-ups programme – a series of workshops, events and advice clinics, designed to support new business and innovation in London.



Name: Get started workshop
Where: Business & IP Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: , 10.00 - 17.00
Price: Admission: Free entry
Enquiries: +44 (0)20 7412 7901
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