• What’s on in August

    August will be a busy month at Women & Enterprise.  Take a look at the workshops running at our Digbeth office and Click Here to book via EventBrite or contact us on 0121 663 1711 or hello@womenandenterprise.co.uk for more information.

    Tuesday, 4 August 2015 from 18:30 to 20:30
    Masterclass: Stand Out Marketing

    Women & Enterprise

    The aim of this workshop is to provide an opportunity for participants to discuss their marketing activities and gain confidence in what to consider and where to focus resources to ensure their business stands out from the crowd.

    Is it for me?
    Are you wondering where to start with your marketing efforts?
    Do you worry that you are missing something?
    Would you like to attract customers?
    Then yes!
    About the speaker:
    Sally Edwards is an experienced and enthusiastic marketing professional, who enjoys sharing her knowledge and helping others to develop their skills. Her expertise has been gained through more than 20 years of working in the public, private and civil society sectors for clients ranging from local charities to multi-national manufacturers. She founded Spot On Marketing & Communications CIC in 2010.
    This session is suitable for both start up and existing businesses.

    Friday, 7 August 2015 from 12:00 to 14:00
    Social Media Surgery FULLY BOOKED

    Thursday, 13 August 2015 from 09:30 to 12:30
    Know your Market

    This workshop examines the skills needed to research the market, how to test your idea, how to project your sales and how to demonstrate market need for your business, helping you to determine whether your idea is viable.
    This workshop covers:
    • Identifying your customers and their needs
    • Techniques to research your market
    • Writing a SWOT analysis
    • Understand the sales forecast
    • Assessing the viability of your idea
    • Start developing a business plan for your business
    Who is it for?
    Women in business (or women in the process of starting-up) who would like to learn more about market research.

    Wednesday, 19 August 2015 from 09:30 to 12:30 
    Practical Business Planning


    Once you are sure your enterprise idea is viable, you’re ready to write your business plan. This practical workshop will give you the tools to develop your plan and help you to think more about your businesses aims, goals and objectives – and most importantly how you’re going to reach them.
    Who is it for?
    Women with a viable enterprise or social enterprise idea.
    This workshop covers:
    • The key elements of a business plan
    • Different business plan styles including the business plan canvas
    • Defining your enterprise aims, goals and objectives
    • Starting to write your business plan

    Thursday, 27 August 2015 from 17:30 to 20:30
    Meet the Entrepreneur

    Charley HafizA club giving women the chance to meet sucessful entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs working across a range of industries, from a creative to digital technology, healthcare to education. Hear their inspiring stories.
    Starting a business can be difficult. Often we don’t even know where to start, maybe we feel alone in the processes, or doubt whether they will actually be able to succeed.
    Our Meet the Entrepreneur Session is designed for women who are at the start up stage and would like to hear the stories, inspiration and journey of other female entrepreneurs who have developed successful businesses.


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