7 WEEKS TO BUSINESS START-UP ONLINE COURSE

is for: health & wellbeing coaches and trainers –  healers – Reiki practitioners – counsellors –  yoga teachers – nutritionists – physical therapists – complementary therapists – fitness instructors – weight loss consultants – beauty therapists – yoga and meditation teachers – PTs – homeopaths –  reflexologists – herbalists – freelance corporate wellness professionals – physios

and anyone else involved in the health and wellbeing industry who wants to start up their own business.

 

NEXT COURSE START DATE IS MONDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2019

COURSE CONTENT

WEEK 1                     Setting the Scene for Self-Employment

Reasons why you want to be self-employed – risks of being self-employed – inter-relationship of business success – the evening entrepreneur

WEEK 2                     Developing Your Idea

Creation – Market research – direct and indirect competition – developing an integrated business

WEEK 3                     The Basics

How to trade – premises – HMRC – PAYE and SE – benefits and tax credits – NI – tax

WEEK 4                     Pricing & Costing

Sales forecasting – financing

WEEK 5                     Marketing & Promotion

Traditional marketing – techno-related marketing – social media – branding – PR – the law – company names – trademarks – motivations to purchase

WEEK 6                     Operational Tasks

Admin trail for services/products – Backroom ops: legalities, suppliers, preparation of products/service, marketing, CPD, admin, maintenance, sales, CSM, scheduling business research and development, outsourcing, financials

WEEK 7                     The Resilient Business Owner

Developing a mindful approach – values, ethics and profit – claiming your right to professional success – developing your vision – improving your self-belief – checking out your expectations – embracing responsibility – setting goals – becoming a solution provider – developing assertiveness – managing isolation – managing change – keeping motivated – embracing lifelong learning

HOW THE COURSE IS DELIVERED

Each Monday (starting from 16 September 2019), for 7 weeks a PDF workbook will plop into your email containing theory and templates for you to complete based on your own business.

You will also have access to a closed Facebook group offering:

  • high-value content
  • curated, timely and trustworthy information
  • industry-specific support
  • creative ideas
  • a like-minded community
  • regular posts based on the topic of the week
  • opportunities to post questions (or message me privately)
  • access to discounted 1:1 business coaching
WHAT YOU GET BY THE END OF THE COURSE

By the end of the course, you will:

  • understand your motivations for wanting to be self-employed
  • understand the inter-relationship of business success
  • have clarified your suitability for being an evening entrepreneur
  • have developed your business ideas
  • have completed market research
  • have understand the importance of an integrated business
  • know the legal basics of business start-up
  • know how to cost your service/product
  • know how to do a basic sales forecast
  • understand basic marketing approaches
  • have created the outline of your marketing strategy
  • understand the basics of operations processes
  • understand the importance of becoming a resilient business owner
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY
  • Solid advice and thorough explanation of financial planning
  • I feel more motivated and positive about moving ahead. Very encouraged.
  • Knowledgeable, friendly, informative and inspirational.
  • I learnt a lot about tax and legal requirements.
  • Laurel was excellent, supportive and identified points I would have overlooked.
  • Working through the cash flow forecast was useful.
  • I liked the drilling down into the figures to get an accurate picture of costs versus profit.
  • Laurel is a great coach. Very patient and informative.  Great information on different types of marketing.
  • Liked the pre-made worksheets which helped me understand how the figures were worked out.
  • Helpful information on taxation issues.
  • Inspired new modes of thinking regarding the organic growth of the business.
  • Made me look at my business ideas and business plan in a focused and clear way.
  • Never had much of a grasp of book-keeping – have a better idea now.
  • I liked the support and practical help from Laurel. She was calm and easily understood. Finances are a sticky subject – painful but necessary.  Great, great help.  Thank you.
  • Focused my mind on what needs to be done from a marketing perspective.
  • Interactive, fun and interesting despite the dry subject matter.
FEE

The fee is £199 and includes:

  • 7 weekly PDF workbooks delivered to your email starting Monday 16 September 2019
  • access to a closed Facebook group
  • CPD certification

For students enrolled on a coaching diploma course, the fee is reduced to £149.

7 Weeks to Business Start-Up Online Course

Availability: In Stock

HOW TO ENROL

If you would like to enrol on the 7 Weeks to Business Start-Up Online Course, send an email informing of your payment to info@laurelalexander.co.uk and complete and return this enrolment form.

Pay online here or contact Laurel to make a bank transfer arrangement.