2 Day Business Start-up Workshop 

Delivered as part of the Business Compass StartUp Programme

We are a Delivery Partner within the Enterprise Support in the North East 2 project . This is a business start up project being delivered across Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham to assist potential entrepreneurs to become enterprise ready and ultimately self-employed. This is part funded by European Regional Development Fund.

We are a Delivery Partner in Business Compass Start up 2 which is part funded by European Regional Development Fund

Our 2 day business start-up workshop is for anyone with a business idea who wants to take the next step and move it forward. It will give you the skills and knowledge to run a successful business. If you are thinking about setting up your own business our workshop is ideal for you and best of all, it’s FREE to attend.

Business Planning – Day 1

The business planning workshop covers:

  • business plan content
  • market research
  • customers
  • competition
  • legal structure.

There will be a 30min break for lunch (lunch not provided).

Sales & Marketing / Financial Planning – Day 2

This will give you specific tools you need to market your business and plan for future growth, how to reach your target customers, how to increase sales and networking.

Financial Planning will cover sales and expenditure, financial planning and forecasting, break even, how to finance your new business, funding options and information needed to progress a funding application.

There will be a 30min break for lunch (lunch not provided).

Our workshop is available at 2 locations; South Shields and Darlington.

All South Shields workshops will be held at: South Shields Business Works, Henry Robson Way, South Shields, NE33 1RF

All Darlington workshops will be held at: Darlington Business Central, 2 Union Square, Darlington, DL1 1GL

PARKING: Unfortunately there is no parking available at Darlington Business Central, please view our map of local parking areas.

PLEASE be aware the car park at Darlington Central Offices are for the centre’s business tenants only, and therefore you need to bring change to park in the adjacent car park which has a minimal charge, thank you.

Upcoming dates

September 2019 – South Shields

Business Planning – Day 1
Thursday 12th September, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sales & Marketing / Financial Planning – Day 2
Friday 13th September, 9:30am – 4:30pm

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October 2019 – Darlington

Business Planning – Day 1
Thursday 10th October, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sales & Marketing / Financial Planning – Day 2
Friday 11th October, 9:30am – 4:30pm

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October 2019 – South Shields

Business Planning – Day 1
Thursday 24th October, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sales & Marketing / Financial Planning – Day 2
Friday 25th October, 9:30am – 4:30pm

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Noember 2019 – Darlington

Business Planning – Day 1
Thursday 7th November, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sales & Marketing / Financial Planning – Day 2
Friday 8th November, 9:30am – 4:30pm

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November 2019 – South Shields

Business Planning – Day 1
Thursday 14th November, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sales & Marketing / Financial Planning – Day 2
Friday 15th November, 9:30am – 4:30pm

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December 2019 – Darlington

Business Planning – Day 1
Thursday 19th December, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sales & Marketing / Financial Planning – Day 2
Friday 20th December, 9:30am – 4:30pm

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December 2019 – South Shields

Business Planning – Day 1
Thursday 12th December, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sales & Marketing / Financial Planning – Day 2
Friday 13th December, 9:30am – 4:30pm

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Our Services

Start

At TEDCO we successfully deliver a range of start-up support programmes designed to take ideas and turn them into successful enterprises and business start-ups in the region.

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Grow

One of TEDCO’s key objectives is to provide individuals and businesses with the ambition to expand, the advice and necessary tools to scale-up and grow their business.    

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Fund

As the key delivery partner for Virgin StartUp in the North East, we have helped over 300 new businesses access £4.2 million in low cost business loans over the past five years.

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What we offer

TEDCO offers one-on-one support provided by a dedicated team of business advisors and a range of pre start seminars available to clients who are taking the first steps into self-employment. This could be looking at an initial idea and developing it further, looking at how to start a business plan, business competitors, business marketing.

Are you eligible?

If you are looking to start and grow a business we’d love to hear from you. Our friendly team of experienced Business Advisors are on hand to take your call to discuss the support available.

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0191 516 6102

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North East Business & Innovation Centre, Wearfield, Enterprise Park East, Sunderland,
SR5 2TA

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