Entrepreneurship Masterclass: Skills to Pay the Bills

Gain the skills to pay the bills with..

The Entrepreneurship Masterclass

 Entrepneur masterclass

If you’re new to the industry or starting your own jewellery business we are here to help you on the pathway to success with a new dynamic one-day Entrepreneurship Masterclass, facilitated by Gordon Hamme, managing director of British Silver Week.

The day will focus on how to harness tried and tested brand creation theories to map out your company from the basics of starting a business, finance and branding as a legal structure, sole trader or Limited Company to dealing with statutory bodies such as HMRC and VAT offices.

You will also learn how to appraoch market research and how to write your business plan. 

Other topics covered are:

  • Embarking upon a business venture, company finance, investors, banks and crowdfunding
  • Communication & marketing, your website, social media and dealing with the press
  • Where’s best to sell: galleries, agents or craft fairs, national and international fairs? 
  • Help from mentors, case studies and trade associations
Session 1

What is entrepreneurship?
Case study of an industry entrepreneur

Session 2

The basics of starting a business, finance and branding
Dealing with statutory bodies such as HMRC and VAT offices
Copyright and business legal structures, sole trader and Limited Company
Preparing a business plan and market research
Writing a business plan
Embarking upon a business venture

Session 3

Communicating, marketing, the internet, your website, social media and dealing with the press
Galleries, agents, craft fairs, national and international fairs
Company finance, investors, banks and crowdfunding
Mentors and trade associations.
By the end of the masterclass, the attendees should have a basic understanding of setting up and starting a jewellery business. The emphasis will be on using brand creation theories to map the evolution of their
own company

If you are interested in finding out more email: education@naj.co.uk