Business Courses for Entrepreneurs in London

Join us at City Lit and learn how to start your own small business. From writing a business plan and setting up a website, to marketing and growing your business further. Find out more here!
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  1. Business skills for creative businesses

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 13 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This introduction to financial modelling, business planning and marketing for new businesses in the creative industries will cover: market research, prototyping, marketing, innovation, incorporation, intellectual property, management structure, financial projections, pitches and presentations.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £349.00

  2. Facebook for business

    Facebook for business

    Course Date: Mon 14 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how Facebook can be used as a cost effective method for promoting your business. You will learn to use Facebook to connect existing and potential clients.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  3. Twitter for business

    Course Date: Wed 16 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how Twitter can be used as a cost effective method for promoting your business. You will learn how social media can be used to connect with your customers.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  4. Social media for business: introduction

    Course Date: Thu 17 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This practical course is aimed at people who are looking to use social media to promote their business. This class is ideal for those who are still beginners, but have some familiarity with social media. You will learn how social media can be used to communicate with your target audience.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  5. Create your elevator pitch

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 17 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An elevator pitch is a brief, persuasive speech that you use to introduce yourself and what you do. With a good pitch, you can avoid rambling, sound professional, and introduce your business with confidence when someone asks 'What do you do?'.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £30.00

  6. Developing a marketing strategy

    Course Date: Mon 21 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Looking in depth at communicating your brand offline or online, you will be provided with the foundations to create a marketing strategy to suit your business and budget.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  7. Short introduction to bookkeeping

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 21 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain very basic knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures that underpin accurate record keeping.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  8. Build a website with WordPress in two sessions

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 24 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use WordPress, the world's most popular website building program. This is our one day course 'Build a website in a day with WordPress' but taught over two evenings.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  9. Business plan: financial planning and forecast

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 25 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will help with the financial elements of your Business plan.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. Publish your first book online

    Course Date: Mon 28 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to publish your first book electronically on the Amazon Kindle and other e-book devices using an existing Word document. You'll need good internet skills and experience of using Word.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  11. Video blogging with YouTube

    Course Date: Mon 28 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to create a video blog (vlog) in your own YouTube channel. Use YouTube full capabilities as social network, video editor and publisher. Share and connect your channel with other channels and social networks.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  12. Design your own website using WordPress: for visual artists

    Course Date: Tue 29 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If creating a website to showcase your work seems daunting, this gently-paced course is for you. Enjoy creating an effective online presence using WordPress, the accessible and popular website and blogging software.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  13. LinkedIn: a detailed introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 2 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this longer, in-depth course, take a look at the crucial features to get started on building your network with LinkedIn.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  14. City Lit Pro: start a career in digital marketing

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 7 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    City Lit Pro courses provide accelerated learning for busy people who need specific skills for the workplace. This course will introduce you to the key digital marketing specialisms, from social media marketing to PPC marketing and SEO.
    Full fee: £539.00
    Senior fee: £539.00
    Concession: £539.00

  15. Introduction to business accounting

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 8 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Every business needs to know if it is making a profit or loss and the worth of the business. This course addresses these issues.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

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