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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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Current Courses

13.3.18 – TEN deadly business mistakes and how to avoid them!

TEN deadly business mistakes and how to avoid them! The BIG Business Networking Group in Colchester – MARCH Tuesday 13th March 2018 at 7:45am PUT A SPRING IN YOUR STEP at our BIG meeting on Tuesday 13th March Many businesses will now be approaching the end of their current financial year and looking forward to the start […]

28.3.18 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning ‘For Dummies’

Led by expert speakers Dom Davis @idomdavis, Co-Founder & CTO of Tech Marionette, and Tim Robinson, COO of TechEast. our industry-leading speakers…  

23.3.18 – New GDPR Compliance & Cybersecurity

Led by expert speakers James Tarling, Partner at Ashtons Legal, and Tim Robinson, COO of TechEast. our industry-leading speakers…

Is your HR right? Find out at our February networking event

Guest speaker – Jo Clifton, Heptagon HR Are you confident in dealing with HR issues in your business? Are you confident that you know your rights as an employer, the rights of your employees, and what you are doing with rights is right? You can find the answers to these questions and more this Tuesday […]

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

Thinking about starting a business in 2018? Colbea’s free one-day business course on Tuesday 20th February 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 […]

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 […]

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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