"Change, Challenge & Opportunity"
2 Day Residential Workshop
Hudson Bay Hotel, Athlone
1st & 2nd July
The over 50s Enterprise programme “Change, Challenge & Opportunity” is targeted for individuals over fifty who are interested in setting up a business or are in the early 18 month stage of running a new business.
The 2 day residential course for people over 50 will afford participants sufficient time to consider “Change, Challenge & Opportunity” in their lives and that of their dependents and their friends around them.
The residential consists of two full days/one overnight session to allow the participants space and time to work on their new businesses and receive training in a facilitated round table format that would be appropriate to the potential entrepreneurs in this age group.
The aim of this interactive 2 Day workshop is to give participants an insight into the skills, knowledge and competencies required to start, research and develop a business in Ireland today.
Objective for Learners
•To learn from 50+ Entrepreneur Role Models
•To understand how to assess the feasibility of their business idea
•To gain the skills to start and complete primary and secondary market research for their selected business idea
•To develop an action based marketing plan for their business
•To acquire the knowledge to complete 1 – 3yr sales and expenditure projections
•To develop practical skills for achieving their projected sales targets
•To understand how to manage cash flow in their business
•To appreciate the range of financial and non-financial supports available to start up businesses in Ireland
•To identify the various exit strategies available for Entrepreneurs over 50.
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