Training & Events

Training & Events

NEA Marketing and Finance Workshops

Within the NEA scheme you can now take advantage of workshops to give your business a boost and help keep your finances on track.

The marketing workshops cover:

  • Steps for creating a marketing plan
  • Creating a marketing budget
  • Marketing tips for start-ups
  • Social media and top tips for use
  • Setting a selling price

Topics covered through the finance sessions include:

  • Introduction to cashflow management
  • Keeping records/bookkeeping
  • Keep the money flowing
  • Pricing your products or services
  • Contingency planning
  • Tax and self employment
  • Bank account
  • Credit control

Workshops are held regularly around the county in Barrow, Carlisle, Kendal, Penrith & Workington, running from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Workshops coming up soon include:

Newton Rigg on 27th and 30th April 2018

Download the full course specification (PDF).

Course dates: Friday 27th and Monday 30th April 2018.
Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Newton Rigg, Penrith, CA11 0AH
Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Barrow on 11th & 18th May 2018

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Course dates: Friday 11th & Friday 18th May 2018
Course times: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Venue: The Forum (The Green Room), 28 Duke Street, Barrow in Furness, LA14 1HH
Course presenters: Ian Knox, Gail Knopfel & Michelle Doherty

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Carlisle on 8th & 11th June 2018

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Course dates: Friday 8th and Monday 11th June 2018.
Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: Dodd & Co, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Montgomery Way, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle, CA1 2RW
Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Newton Rigg on 22nd and 25th June 2018

Download the full course specification (PDF).

Course dates: Friday 22nd and Monday 25th June 2018.
Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Newton Rigg, Penrith, CA11 0AH
Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Barrow on 6th & 13th July 2018

Download the full course specification (PDF).

Course dates: Friday 6th & Friday 13th July 2018
Course times: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Venue: The Forum (The Green Room), 28 Duke Street, Barrow in Furness, LA14 1HH
Course presenters: Ian Knox, Gail Knopfel & Michelle Doherty

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Barrow on 21st & 28th September 2018

Download the full course specification (PDF).

Course dates: Friday 21st & Friday 28th September 2018
Course times: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Venue: The Forum (The Green Room), 28 Duke Street, Barrow in Furness, LA14 1HH
Course presenters: Ian Knox, Gail Knopfel & Michelle Doherty

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Barrow on 16th & 23rd November 2018

Download the full course specification (PDF).

Course dates: Friday 16th & Friday 23rd September 2018
Course times: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Venue: The Forum (The Green Room), 28 Duke Street, Barrow in Furness, LA14 1HH
Course presenters: Ian Knox, Gail Knopfel & Michelle Doherty

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

To book your place call us on 0845 226 0040.

  • Dept. for Working & Pensions
  • Cumbria Chamber of Commerce
  • European Social Fund

Get in Touch

Contact us today for help and advice on starting or growing your business.

Tel: 0844 257 8450

Email: info@cumbriachamber.co.uk