Business boot camps help take start-ups to the next level

10 April 2015

Have you started trading in the last 18 months and find yourself struggling to make headway? Barely making enough to pay the wages? Customers harder to find than you anticipated? Need more money to put your growth plans into action but no-one is willing to give it to you? Join this FREE Velocity programme to equip yourself with the skills, tools and confidence to grow your fledgling business.

Who Should Attend
Owners of new businesses who have been trading for less than 18 months and feel it should really be performing better than it is.

What You Will Learn
• How to plan, finance and sustain your business
• Enhancing your personal effectiveness
• How to sell yourself effectively to funders, customers and staff
• Making the most of digital marketing and social media
• How to become a perfect employer

Venue and Dates
To participate in this free programme, you will need to attend a two-day workshop at the Bletchley Campus of Milton Keynes College on one of the following dates:

26–27 May 2015 from 9am to 5pm
29 -30 June 2015 from 9am to 5pm
13-14 July 2015 from 9am to 5pm

You will receive ongoing support from a Velocity business adviser to put into practice what you learn in the workshops and will be expected to do at least 15 hours of self-study

Who is eligible to attend
• Your business must have less than 250 staff
• It must be based in one of the following local authority areas: Aylesbury Vale, Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, Cherwell, Corby, Daventry, Kettering, Luton, Milton Keynes, Northampton or South Northamptonshire
• You must be trading (i.e. have sales under your belt) and for less than 18 months
• You must be aged 19 or over

If you are interested in the business boot camps and would like to find out more information and if you are eligible please call Velocity on 0300 01234 35 or email[email protected]