Short Courses for Entrepreneurs

"I am a seasoned entrepreneur and I am rarely surprised anymore by what I can learn, it is all just incremental. Nevertheless, during this training I could physically feel my mind to open. Like nothing I knew before."
Negotiation course, May 2012

The courses are taught in one, three or five day blocks, 9.00am to 5.00pm each day.

Course Name Start Date  
Entrepreneurial Finance 28 May - 3 June
(5-day course)
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Entrepreneurial Marketing 18 - 22 June
(3-day course)
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Leadership and Management 24 – 26 June
(3-day course)
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Sales Strategy 2 July
(1-day course)
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Negotiation 7 - 9 July
(3-day course)
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Introduction to Business Law TBC
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Business Skills for Mentors TBC Register your interest
Introduction to Mentoring for Business TBC Register your interest
Recruiting and Managing your First Employee TBC Register your interest
Financing Entrepreneurs TBC Register your interest
Pitching Skills TBC Register your interest
Utilising Digital and Social Media TBC Register your interest
Effective Self-Management (ESM)*
TBC Register your interest
Self-Management, Branding & Decision Making (ESM)* TBC Register your interest
Being Composed: Difficult people and conflict situations (ESM)* TBC Register your interest
Stress and Time Management (ESM)* TBC Register your interest
Dynamic Leadership Programme TBC Register your interest
Managing Supply Chains TBC 
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Technology Strategy TBC  Register your interest
Customer Development: How to achieve product/market fit TBC Register your interest

*Effective-Self Management (ESM) is a 3-day CPD accredited programme consisting of the following courses:
- Self-Management, Branding & Decision Making (ESM)
- Being Composed: Difficult people and conflict situations (ESM)
- Stress and Time Management (ESM)
Each day can be booked and attended separately as a distinct course but is only CPD accredited if all three days are taken together.

Course Information

Course Fees
Course fees can be paid in one of two ways:

  • Credit Card – completed online via the booking form
  • Invoice – issued after the event (all billing information MUST be provided on the booking form)

Catering and hospitality
Catering is provided for all CPD short courses. If any special dietary requirements are needed please contact us when applying or email

Venues and training spaces
Venue details and course timetable will be sent to the registered attendees a week prior to the start of the course.

Course Portfolio
We’re always looking to improve our portfolio of courses each year so if you have a particular entrepreneurial area of interest that you would like to see included, please let us know at

Terms and Conditions
Please read the full Terms and Conditions before submitting an application as an admin fee applies for cancellation and non-attendance.

Programme information
Fees and how to apply

Cancellations and refunds

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