Community Business Course

Community-Run Enterprise course LIT/NTLP  – PROGRESS UPDATE January 22nd 2014 7pm-9.30pm
The following topics were covered in Session 3 –Business planning
Feasibility – need, market, demand, Income & costs
What key tools are needed?
Write an outline business plan

The following documents that were used in the session:

These documents are available by clicking on them above.

Meanwhile, there will be a questionnaire circulating the group to show the way that surveys can be carried out using Google Forms. Google Forms automatically converts the answers you give into graphs and tables. This survey is available by clicking on the link above. This will be followed up on with a brief exercise on this at the next class.

Next Session: Wednesday February 5th @ 7pm-9.30pm LIT (Thurles Campus) Enterprise Centre

Topic for Session 4 -Resourcing your project

  • Volunteers & Work schemes



Are you or your group thinking of setting up a community-owned business? The LIT and North Tipperary LEADER Partnership Startup Programme for groups and communities takes place over 6 evenings, covering topics like: Clarifying Your idea, Business planning, Project Resourcing and Governance. One to one mentoring will be available. The first session takes place on Wednesday November 27th, 7-9-30pm at LIT Thurles Campus. A minimum of 2 people per group can attend.
For further information please contact, John Kennedy on 050428042, email

Don’t forget to click the SUBMIT button at the end, or your application will be lost!

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