26 October 2017, 17:00 - 19:30
Be Your Own Boss seminar series: Help your business succeed by understanding who your customers are, what they want and who your competitors are. Learn about ways to research and understand your market.
28 - 29 October 2017, 09:00 - 16:00
Attend a two-day bootcamp and work as part of a team to design a product with a festive theme. You'll then have a month to make the product in time to sell it at Christmas markets. Keep any profits you make! Part of our Design, make, sell initiative.
2 November 2017, 17:00 - 19:30
Be Your Own Boss seminar series: Managing your finances is probably the most important aspect of running a business. This session is not to be missed; it will provide you with sound financial advice and identify funding opportunities, such as crowdfunding.
9 November 2017, 17:00 - 19:30
Be Your Own Boss seminar series: Get an introduction to some of the techniques of the modern-day marketer, and explore the latest trends in digital marketing and social media.
16 November 2017, 17:00 - 19:30
Be Your Own Boss seminar series: Videos are an important way to promote what you do, develop trust and showcase your expertise. Enhance your film-making skills by recording, editing and uploading engaging videos.
17 - 18 November 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
Here’s a great opportunity to test your skills as well as your stamina! Social Storm challenges you to solve a real-life social problem. Work in a virtual space alongside team members from around our university and across the world.
22 November 2017, 17:00 - 19:30
So far in our Be Your Own Boss seminar series, we'll have explored brands, idea validation, team building, finances and digital marketing. Now you have all the tools, it's time to prepare a business plan.
30 November 2017, 17:00 - 19:30
Be Your Own Boss seminar series: Whether you're pitching for funding, asking for a loan or going for an interview, learn how to put forward your business case in a clear, articulate way.
14 December 2017, 17:00 - 21:00
Join us for the final Be Your Own Boss seminar 2017, as we share a glass of mulled wine and toast your hard work! There's also the chance to pitch your business idea in front of a live audience and win our BYOB pitching competition.