Business on the Go is a new programme that’s been created to help businesses to successfully launch and grow an online business. Whether you’re still deciding how to make your online business idea a reality, or want to grow your business by adding e-commerce to your offer, Business on the Go will guide you to the next level.
If you’re yet to launch your business, or are still in the early years of trading, this programme will take you through an interactive “How-To” syllabus. Offering practical advice and business fundamentals, we’ll ensure you consider the technical aspects needed to successfully launch and grow an online business.
You’ll also have the opportunity to hear from and talk to people like you who have faced similar challenges and are now successfully growing their online offer.
When you’ve completed the programme you will be able to run your business from a mobile, laptop or tablet. Best of all, Business on the Go is fully funded for eligible businesses.
Eligibility criteria applies - Pre-start and Early-stage businesses (0-3 years).
“Log on to Launch” (3hrs):
- Company structure
- Setting up a website
- Costing and finance
- How to buy and sell overseas
“The Apps to stop Mishaps” (3hrs):
- The best apps to save time and work more efficiently
- Social media and marketing
- Time management tools
Safety Net (2hrs):
- Cyber Security - Staying safe on-line
- GDPR legal requirements
The Mechanics of making IT work (3 hrs max)
- Fulfilment - the tech that can help
- Getting paid - merchant services, shopping carts and PayPal
- Stock management
“Meet the Founders” (2 hrs)
Your opportunity to hear the real-life experiences of other business founders, understand their journey and challenges they’ve overcome. You will also have the chance to ask questions about what they’ve learned, getting their tips for growing a successful online business
Note: attendance at all sessions is mandatory for completion of the programmme