Date: 9th November 2021
Location: Oppidan Social
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Theme: Open new markets & Export, Business Strategy, Digital & Technology, Operational efficiency
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‘Business on the Go’ is a tailored programme aimed at supporting Greater Manchester based SME businesses. This fully funded programme is ideally suited to businesses situated within the eCommerce, retail/wholesale, fashion, lifestyle and consultancy service sectors.
We make it our responsibility to encourage businesses to manage themselves whilst ‘on the go’ and working remotely, from their mobiles/tablets/laptops with appropriate tools, data, dashboards and more.
This exciting programme will be delivered face-to-face from 2 Nov to 23 Nov, (six workshops in total) in central Manchester and will cover a range of topics from business strategy, digital marketing, sustainability through to finance, identifying USPs and competitive advantage. Our interactive and engaging workshop sessions will encourage collaborative working, as well as providing an opportunity to learn from other budding entrepreneurs.
Upon providing your details, our experienced advisors will also be on hand to offer intensive one-to-one tailored support, helping you to develop your skills and build your business the right way.
As well as covering the basics of business, this fully funded programme will equip you to:
- Create an actionable marketing strategy, tailored to your business: covering digital and other forms of promotion.
- Carry out a deep dive of your business model, allowing you to create a bespoke growth strategy.
- Focus on your brand and develop the right 'image' for you and your business.
The programme dates are as follows:
Session 1: Business Strategy for Growth - Tuesday 9th November 09:30 - 16:30
Session 2: All Things Finance - Tuesday 16th November 09:30 - 12:30
Session 3: Unique Selling Propositions/Competitive Advantages - Tuesday 16th November 13:30 - 16:30
Session 4: Demystifying Sustainable & Ethical Businesses - Tuesday 23rd November 09:30 - 12:30
Session 5: Maximising Online Digital Presence & Sales - Tuesday 23rd November 13:30 - 16:30
Session 6: Meet the Founders - Tuesday 30th November 09:30 - 12:30
For more information, visit the Business On the Go web page:
Best of all, Business on the Go is fully funded for eligible businesses*!
Due to COVID restrictions, we have limited capacity, so please apply early and only do so if you are able to attend all sessions.
*This programme of support is for Greater Manchester-based SME online retail businesses that have been trading for up to three years. We particularly encourage applications from fashion and homeware businesses.
Where is it?
Oppidan Social, 1st Floor, 23 Edge Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1HW