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Business Wales 5-9 Club workshop - Face to Face


Cost: Free

This fully funded eight-week course will give you the support, guidance, and tools you need to take those next steps and launch your business.

Whether you have an idea and you’re ready to progress, or you’re not sure what you want to do, we’ll take you through everything from idea generation to marketing and building a website.


Week 1   • Idea Generation

Week 2   • Brand Design • Developing a Marketing Strategy

Week 3   • Social Media for Small Businesses • Build a Website (on a budget)

Week 4   • Sales 101 • Managing your Money

Week 5   • Funding a new business • The Legal Stuff

Week 6   • Get organized

Week 7   • Business Model Canvas

Week 8   • Pitch it Right!



For this first session, you’ll be meeting your cohort, who will become your support network by the end of this eight-week course. You’ll be learning about entrepreneurial mindset and how people generate their business ideas, as well as what business support is available to you.


In this session, you’ll be finding out about what makes a good logo, the elements that make up your brand’s identity and to make sure you communicate your business values to your customers and stakeholders well.

As well as brand design, we’ll also show you how to develop a marketing strategy and grow a following around your brand.


Session three is all about exploring different social media platforms and which ones could benefit your business. You’ll also learn about building a website on a budget and the importance of domain names, hosting, SEO and plugins.


Many new business owners forget about their finances in the very beginning of their startup journeys and find themselves in a muddle further down the line. In this session you’ll be introduced to bookkeeping, forecasting, budgeting and business banking

to make sure you handle your finances confidently from the start.


Business owners juggle many “hats” on a day-to-day basis. So, it’s really important to be as organised as possible! In this workshop you will learn about strategies and applications, to keep you on top of things.


Learn about the legal things you need to know about right now. What does copyright mean? What is IP? What business legal structure should I choose? In this session you will learn how to set up your business legally, and how to protect your business. You’ll also

have the opportunity to ask a lawyer any specific questions you may have.


This session will walk you through the main building blocks of any business model, to pull together all the elements covered across the 5 to 9 Club course, and to help you to visualise your business.


It’s the end of the course! We’ll show you what your next steps are, what options are available and how to access them! Whether you’re thinking of starting a business, or joining one, we can help.


This event is for pre-start clients only and is unsuitable for Businesses already trading. 

Please note following your booking below a member of the team will call you to register you for the Business Wales service and confirm your place on the course.

Dates and venues

24 September 2024 - 12 November 2024, 17:00 - 21:00
Clwb Coffi, Tonypandy, CF40 1AS

Cost: Free

Week 1   • Idea Generation 24/09/2024

Week 2   • Branding & Marketing 01/10/2024

Week 3   • Social Media Strategy & Web development 08/10/2024

Week 4   • Sales & Financial Management 15/10/2024

Week 5   • Funding & legal 22/10/2024

Week 6   • Get organized & Imposter Syndrome 29/10/2024

Week 7   • Business Model Canvas & Pitching 05/11/2024

Week 8   • Pitch bight 12/05/2024

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Event organiser

Business Wales
Welsh Government
Sarn Mynach
Llandudno Junction
LL31 9RZ
United Kingdom

03000 6 03000
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