Our Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) webinar series aims to help take your bright idea from concept to reality.
The webinars cover everything from how to build a great business, to how to pitch your idea in front of a boardroom or live audience.
These free evening webinars are open to all students. Whether you want to take your business ideas further or advance your skills to support and shape your career, our sessions can help.
Delivered by successful entrepreneurs from a wide range of fields, these webinars will give you invaluable hands-on tips and advice on team building, presenting, pitching, marketing, video production and much more.
It's not what you know, it’s who you know.
Networking can provide you with a wealth of opportunities. It may be the most important time you will spend with your peers to create connections for the future. That’s why we make sure there's time after each webinar to network with other students, speakers, academics or business owners.
To book your place, visit arul.ink/byob-online
All seminars run from 5–6.30pm.
|Introduction and Networking
Understand the art of networking and how it can influence and support your future
|7 October 2020|
|Going it Alone
Learn how to launch a start-up business and become tax-savvy
|14 October 2020|
Use the Business Planning Canvas as a focus to build and map our your company's future
|28 October 2020|
Get the finances right by understanding what's involved in producing a three-year financial plan
|4 November 2020
Find out how to protect your original inventions and artistic creations with commercial potential
|11 November 2020
|Sales and Marketing
Learn to market products/services to your target customers using the most effective methods of marketing to boost your sales
|18 November 2020
|Start-up Business Survival
Ensure business survival, sustainability and growth during difficult times
|25 November 2020|
|Technology in Business
Learn to apply efficiency to your business with tech tools required in today's fast-moving businesses
|27 January 2021|
“I enjoyed all of the sessions I’ve been able to attend. They were a wealth of information and all free!“
“Managing finances, creating business plans and spotting new opportunities were frightening before I started Be Your Own Boss. Now I have gained a lot of confidence.”
“Each element of the series is vital for any business growth, I have seen my business ideas take shape after the series and have moved from just dreaming to acting.”
“I have run an online radio station for ten years and could not grow it but now, with the skills acquired, we are able to move beyond the technical/engineering skills to running the station as a business.”
“Business-running skills are crucial to all, particularly engineers with our kind of thinking and training.”