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

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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Business training

Current Courses

7.12.17 – Power up your business with expert guidance at our FREE one-day business course

Thinking about starting a business? Colbea’s free one-day business course on Thursday 7th December will take you step-by-step through the process of setting up and structuring your business. It’s all about getting started – how to prepare yourself, your finances and explore your business idea in depth. We’ve helped thousands of new businesses get started […]

15.1.18 – Free* Women in Business Course Starting 15th January (6 Part Course)

In the Market for Success is an opportunity for aspiring businesswomen to access all the training, resources and support you need to get started in business AND take your business idea to market. Think you’ve got a great idea for starting a business? We want to hear from you! Click here to visit the In […]

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.



To enquire about prices and availability, please contact us on 01206 548833 or enquiries@colbea.co.uk