october, 2018

29oct9:30 am4:30 pmCoca-Cola 5by20: Fast Track to Business Success (one week)This Fast Track Start-up Business programme is designed to make your business vision a reality – Your Reality!DACC


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This Fast Track Start-up Business programme is designed to make your business vision a reality – Your Reality!

You will get the opportunity learn the key principles of business that will inspire and encourage you to drive forward your business dream! You will also hear from inspirational speakers, be introduced to local businesses and support organisations and you will get the opportunity to participate in an amazing session called ‘Perfecting your Pitch’ by Sandy McCurdy (Sales and Marketing expert).

At the end of the course you will have a written a roadmap business plan and prepared a presentation that you will then ‘pitch’ to a panel of business experts. Following this you will become a member of the 5by20 Dundee Network, which offers a wide range of support, advice, networking opportunities and supplier benefits!

Date Topic
29th October Exploring My Business Potential

Designed to help you think about your business potential and encourage you to identify the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to further your vision.

Starting a New Small Business

This session provides you with an overview of the basic building blocks that should be in place before starting your business. It focuses on your Vision, Goals and Need.  It also explores different business models and self-employment.

30th October Understanding My Market

This session will help you understand the market in which you aim to do business. It will also help you identify the strength of your position in that chosen market.

Marketing My Business

The afternoon will focus on how to develop your marketing strategy using the principles of marketing – The 4Ps!

31st October Finance, Funding and Business Start-up Grants

Hear from the experts about the different types of finance options available and what you need to access these.

Developing a Budget

This session focuses on the importance of developing and using a budget for a small business.

1st November Business Planning

This session focuses on the importance of business planning.  You will be able to clarify your Vision, set Business Goals and be clear on your marketing plan.  By the end of the session you will have a clear outline of your business plan.

2nd November Perfecting My Pitch

We all know that first impressions are lasting impressions, this session gives you tools and tips to perfect your pitch – Unique Selling Point – USP

Positive Destinations

This session looks at various opportunities the 5by20 programme has identified that may help you on the next stage of your Business Success journey.

16th November Panel Pitch

You will get the chance to pitch your business to support panel of business experts who will provide you with support, advice and opportutnies specific to your needs.


(Monday) 9:30 am - 4:30 pm GMT



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