In the Market for Success 2

The complete start-up package for women in business!


In the Market for Success 2 is a training programme giving aspiring businesswomen the opportunity to access all the training and support needed to get started in business, AND take your business idea to market.

Your IM4S2 start-up programme will include 6 expert-led workshops; giving you all the skills and resources you need to be confident in starting your own business and making it a success!



Course Itinerary & Trainers

  • Workshop 1: Introduction to Business Planning – Jackie Clifford
  • Workshop 2: PR and Promotion – Kate Everett
  • Workshop 3: Developing your Product – Jackie Clifford
  • Workshop 4: Understanding Marketing – Mandie Holgate
  • Workshop 5: Financial Forecasting – Richard Davies
  • Market Day: at Colchester Town Market
  • Workshop 6: Evaluation – Jackie Clifford

Course Dates & Times 

Course 1: March – May 2019 | Morning workshops (9.30am – 1pm)

  • March 8th, 15th 29th
  • April 5th, 26th
  • May 11th (Market Day), 17th

Course 2: June – August 2019 | Evening Workshops (6pm – 9.30pm)

  • June 10th, 24th
  • July 8th, 22nd
  • August 5th, 10th (Market Day), 19th

Course 3: September – November 2019 | Morning Workshops (9.30am – 1pm)

  • September 20th
  • October 4th, 18th
  • November 1st, 15th, 23rd (Market Day), 29th

Course 4: January – April 2020 | Workshop timings TBC

  • January 27th
  • February 10th, 24th
  • March 9th, 23rd, 28th (Market Day)
  • April 6th
Once you have booked your place, we will contact you in the event of any change of date and you will be offered a full refund if you can no longer attend.



  • 12-month virtual tenancy at the Colchester Business Centre
  • Test-trading opportunity on the Colchester Market to sell, showcase, survey and sample your product/service on the buying public
  • Professional business support from experienced, accredited adviser and expert speakers


Meet the IM4S2 Trainers & Experts








In the Market for Success Testimonials

Click here to read about some of the businesswomen on the first IM4S course who turned their business ideas into dream careers!


If you would like to speak to someone before committing to the course or have any queries, please call us on 01206 548833 and ask for Jane Green. We are always happy to answer your questions and give you more information.

Following your purchase, you will be contacted by a Colbea Business Advisor or Course Facilitator. If you do not hear anything within 7 days, please call 01206 548833 or email

In the Market for Success 2 is a Business Start-up Training Package worth £2000. The course cost incurs just a £50 booking fee.