June 13, 2012

SME Support

SME Support:

Starting a Retail┬ábusiness – especially when economic conditions are difficult and access to cash flow is tight – can be a daunting task. However, the economic downturn has also created opportunities. Many businesses that were simply not run well enough or didn’t have an identifiable market need for their product has ceased trading and there are opportunities for new businesses to start, and to thrive.

To run a business successfully requires certain key skills that you – or a business partner – must have. Although this list is not exhaustive, it covers some of the key business skills that all aspiring entrepreneurs must possess

  • Financial Management Skills
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Mentoring Support
  • People Management Skills
  • Marketing Skills
  • Sales Skills
  • Social Media Skills