Blanchardstown Area Partnership
Start Your Own Business Course
Our 'Start Your Own Business' course provides participants with an overview as to what is involved
with running a business. This course is targeted at people considering starting a business but are
unsure where to begin the process.

The objective of the three day programme is

to answer the major questions that most
people have about starting a business. 

We will also show you how you can

retain Social Welfare payments.
  • what the Enterprise Dept can do for YOUR business
  • what's it all about?
  • the realities of running a business
  • debunking the myths
  • the practicalities of setting up a business
  • how to register
  • legal structures - sole trader v ltd company
  • how the tax system works
    taxes for self employed

  • how is taxable income calculated
  • Revenue – what you can expect from them & what they will expect from you
  • VAT
  • Social Welfare and self employment
This day is all about setting out
a plan for your business and writing it down.

  • assessing your idea
  • one page business plan
  • customer exploration
  • setting targets
  • market research
  • promoting your business
  • financial projections
  1. Venues
    Sessions in Swords, Balbriggan and Blanchardstown
  2. Duration
    SYOB Courses are held over three days, 9.30am - 1.00pm
  3. Cost
    SYOB Courses cost €15 and can be paid via the links below
  4. Workshop Dates
    See right/below for upcoming dates and to book your place
18-20 October
Dillon House
9.30am - 1.00pm

07-09 November
BEaT Centre
9.30am - 1.00pm

29 Nov - 01 Dec
RIASC Centre
9.30am - 1.00pm

13-15 December
Dillon House
9.30am - 1.00pm

If you want further details on Start Your Own Business courses, fill in the form below
Full Name
Course Name
Venue (Blanchardstown, Swords, Balbriggan)
Type Of Business
Blanchardstown Area Partnership