Business Training – Free and Subsidised

Business Training Courses Colchester

Colbea runs a variety of specific business training courses, designed to help you at every stage of your business journey. Colbea training course are hands on, interactive, and will help you take proactive steps towards running a more successful business. You will find business courses covering topics such as;

• How to start a business
• Marketing
• Finances
• Trading legally eg. insurance, tax, national insurance and other legislative advice
• Creating your Business Plan
• Accessing Funding
• What to do next

NEW to our range of Colchester Business Training Courses – Colbea’s Big Skills Takeaway, a series of practical, bite-size, ‘How to…’ seminars providing you with essential skills. See below for more information and dates…

Colbea offers business courses specific for start up, new businesses, pre start and even Women in Business, check below to find out more about which Colbea course is made to help you improve your business.

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Current Courses

Two Day Financial Master-Class – Book your place NOW!

Finance for the Financially Illiterate – a Two Day Financial Master-Class! What the numbers are telling you about your business? You don’t need to be an accountant to understand how your finances are affecting your business… …thanks to Colbea’s Two Day Financial Master-Class on 18th & 19th October 2016 At the end of this two-day […]

Boost Your Business Skills – Book your place NOW!

Boost Your Business Skills Practical ‘How to…’ Workshops for Growing Businesses Business people are busy people and, when you’re building a new business, you need to find time-effective ways of developing your skills. Colbea’s Big Skills Takeaway brings you a series of six practical, bite-size, ‘How to…’ seminars where you will learn new skills that […]

Check out our business advisors and coaches explaining key topics for the start-up businesses!

Trevor Edwards – ‘Vision, goals and purpose’ James Cracknell – ‘Building Networks. B.I.G.’ Michael Veasey – ‘Tips to Improve Profitability Within Your Business’ Keith Powell – ‘Advertising’    

Our Trainers

Trevor Edwards

Business Trainer
Trevor Edwards originally formed his own business development and training consultancy in 1991, having previously gained 20 years business management experience with several blue-chip companies. During this time he headed up operating divisions for three companies, managing strategic product development, marketing and sales initiatives. As an independent consultant and business advisor he has worked with clients in a variety of market sectors including retail, leisure, print and publishing, computer systems and ICT in the UK and in France. He also has extensive specialist knowledge in the development of new technologies. Trevor is a director of People Spark Co. Ltd, specialising in developing and implementing training and education programmes built round the specific needs of individuals and organisations.

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