Course Type: Part Time

Start your own business

This is a must-do course for anyone who has an idea they think they can turn into a money-making business and needs the skills and knowledge on how to get started. This programme will give you the basic knowledge you will need to start your own business.

You'll cover the following aspects which will then allow you to progress to set up on your own;

  • identifying own strengths and areas of improvement to start a business
  • effective marketing strategies
  • business planning
  • producing action plans to achieve short and long term goals
  • building on your ideas to make your entrepreneurial ideas more lucrative
  • understanding key steps ion business planning


Start Date & Time

Tuesday 20th February, 6-9pm


6 weeks


Free, thanks to funding from the European Social Fund


Gateshead College, Baltic Campus



Complete the short application form on this page and we'll be in touch.


*Please note: This course will run subject to suitable student numbers. To be eligible for free training you must be over 16 years old, live in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland or County Durham and have the right to live and work in the UK. Identification documentation will need to be produced in order to access this course for free.

Part of the Go>Grow programme, this course is completely FREE thanks to funding from the European Social Fund. You are entitled to this funding if you are a Northumberland, County Durham and Tyne and Wear resident, over 16 years old and have the right to live and work in the UK