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FREE WORKSHOPS FOR BUSINESSES

IN THE HARBOROUGH DISTRICT

SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS


Pioneer 10 workshops offer free practical business planning with tools used by the business elite. Our people are experienced, big thinking business experts who hone in on your intuition and vision, driving it forward with cutting-edge coaching.

Book today and learn how to model growth for your business.

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Date: 14th May

Time: 09:30 - 12:45

Start-up Surgery - Expert one-to-one sessions

The Start-up Surgery is aimed at people who are considering starting or have just started a business.

The Start-up Surgery team offers free and impartial advice covering:

  • Overview on what’s involved in starting and running a business.
  • To explore what it is that you want to get from your business.
  • To support you to make up your mind whether going into business is right for you.
  • Business Planning
  • Finding customers
  • Marketing
  • Finance and finding funding
  • Pricing
  • And much more...

Each session is a 45 minute one-to-one with a member of the Harborough Innovation centre business support team.

Location: Lutterworth Leisure Centre

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Free for businesses across the Harborough District

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Date: 17th May

Time: 09:30 - 12:00

Thinking of Starting a Business? Workshop 3 of 5 - Attracting & Keeping Customers

Without customers, businesses fail. The third in a series of 5 workshops, this in-depth session will provide a step by step guide on how to identify the right customers for your business, how to attract them and how much to charge them.

Join the Harborough Innovation Centre Business Support Team as they guide you through this process, helping you to identify;

  • Who is your perfect customer
  • Where you will find them
  • How to attract them
  • How much will it cost
  • How many you will need
  • How you will keep them

Location: Lutterworth Golf Club

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Free for businesses across the Harborough District

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Date: 22nd May

Time: 09:30 - 15:00

One-on-One Sessions - Getting the most from your commercial property

Join the boys from Potter Learoyd Commercial to find out about all things to do with commercial property. Recently arrived in Market Harborough, these leading industry experts are keen to meet and help local businesses with their property issues, answer any burning questions and asseses your commercial property needs.
These one-on-one sessions can cover any property related topic you chose, particularly the following;

  • Local availability
  • Rent levels for office, retail or industrial
  • Land purchase
  • Leases
  • Property investments (including within SIPPs)

Location: Harborough Innovation Centre

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Free for businesses across the Harborough District

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Date: 31st May

Time: 09:30 - 12:00

Thinking of Starting a Business? Workshop 4 of 5 - How to manage the money

The fourth in a series of 5 workshops, this indepth session will provide delegates with a greater understanding of the financial aspects of starting and running a new business.

Join the Harborough Innovation Centre Business Support Team as they provide insight into what you need to know to manage the finances of your new business, determine how much money you need to start your new business, where to find it and how to manage it.

This workshop will provide you with;

  • A greater understanding of business finance
  • Increased confidence in how to manage money
  • An introduction to financial reporting

Location: Lutterworth Golf Club

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Free for businesses across the Harborough District

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Date: 14th June

Time: 09:30 - 12:00

Thinking of Starting a Business? Workshop 5 of 5 - Planning Resources for your new business

The final workshop in the current series, this indepth session will provide an overview of key business resources, including; recruiting staff, finding premises and managing time.

Join the Harborough Innovation Centre Business Support Team as they provide you with an understanding of what resources you will need to get your business off to a great start

Topics covered:

  • Taking on staff
  • Business premises
  • Managing time

Location: Lutterworth Golf Club

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Free for businesses across the Harborough District

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Date: 21st June

Time: 09:30 - 13:00

Masterclass: Using data to grow your business

Data - A Strategic Business Asset for Growth and Productivity. Data is often generated as a by-product of our business engagements and therefore, data is changing the way the world works, especially how we do business. This interactive workshop will provide you with an understanding of how to get value from your data and how that can be used to grow your business. 

Topics covered:

  • How to identify internal and external data sources that can be of value and asset to your business
  • Some fundamentals of extracting useful knowledge from data
  • Using data to answer critical business questions
  • Share real examples of how you can put these ideas into practice

Location: Harborough Innovation Centre

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Free for businesses across the Harborough District

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Date: 15th June

Time: 09:30 - 12:45

Start-up Surgery - Expert one-to-one sessions

The Start-up Surgery is aimed at people who are considering starting or have just started a business.

The Start-up Surgery team offers free and impartial advice covering:

  • Overview on what’s involved in starting and running a business.
  • To explore what it is that you want to get from your business.
  • To support you to make up your mind whether going into business is right for you.
  • Business Planning
  • Finding customers
  • Marketing
  • Finance and finding funding
  • Pricing
  • And much more...

Each session is a 45 minute one-to-one with a member of the Harborough Innovation centre business support team.

Location: Lutterworth Leisure Centre

  REGISTER NOW

Free for businesses across the Harborough District

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Date: 26th June

Time: 09:30 - 13:30

Masterclass: How to get free publicity for your business

Are you looking to promote your business but lacking the resources and budget to do so?

Part of the Pioneer 10 workshop programme, join PR expert Oliver Jelley as he guides you through an understanding of how PR works, and how you can achieve success with your press releases.

During this indepth workshop former newspaper journalist, and experienced PR practitioner Oliver will cover;

  • Why PR?
  • Understanding PR
  • Achieving a ‘new hook’
  • Writing a press release
  • Sending a press release
  • Capitalising on coverage
  • Case studies

Location: Harborough Innovation Centre

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Free for businesses across the Harborough District