WORKSHOP 1: BUSINESS FINANCE
(8:30am to 10:30am)
Adam and his team will guide you through all the key financial documents and terminology that funders will expect you to be familiar with on your journey to growth.
There will be specific details on things to watch out for and how to best prepare for the challenges that a funder may raise. If you’ve ever sat through a meeting poring over columns of figures that made little or no sense to you but were afraid to say so, then this is the moment it all becomes clear!
WORKSHOP 2: DEVELOPMENT FINANCE
(10:30am to 12:30pm)
In this workshop, Adam’s team will guide you through the different types of funding available to SMEs looking to grow. The focus will be on the key advantages and disadvantages of each type of finance and what you need to know before choosing the most suitable financing for your business.
Some key topics covered will be:
12.30pm – 1pm LUNCH BREAK – BUFFET LUNCH PROVIDED
WORKSHOP 3: BUSINESS PLANNING & FORECASTING
(1pm to 3pm)
Adam has guided scores of SMEs on their pathway to growth and success. Here, he will advise on how best to create budgets and forecasts for your business. You will learn about the type of forecasting and key performance indicators (KPIs) a funder will want you to consider as you expand your business.
WORKSHOP 4: PITCHING TO WIN!
(3pm to 5pm)
When it comes to raising finance for your business, having a sound plan will only get you halfway. Just as important is your ability to ‘sell’ that plan to a potential investor.
This workshop is designed to help budding or experienced entrepreneurs master the art of the business funding presentation. This interactive workshop focuses on the structure, the content and, above all, the techniques that will empower you to put forward a compelling proposition.
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