Where to start?
If you are thinking of starting a business your Local Enterprise Office is a great source of information. They are dedicated enterprise advisory and support agency and are a 'first-stop shop' for those thinking of starting a business. They are also a source of enterprise advice and support for existing small business.
The second year of the Entrepreneurship for People with Disabilities course at TU Dublin begins 21st September 2022, supported by AIB and the Open Doors Initiative.
The course will be hosted and delivered by TU Dublin through its Continuing Professional Development programme. It is open to anyone who self-identifies as having a disability and who wishes to start their own business. However, the course is not suitable for a person who has already started their own business or simply wants to learn about entrepreneurship.
The course requires participants to have a business idea that they wish to evaluate as a sustainable enterprise. During the course, participants will cover the following topics:
- Idea evaluation
- Customer segmentation
- Customer relationships and channels
- Clarifying the Value Proposition
- Balancing business and personal well-being
- Key business activities
- Key resources and partners
- Developing financial projections
- Test marketing your idea
- Understanding legal matters
- Presenting your business plan
Read more about the Entrepreneurship for People with Disabilities Programme.