Liverpool John Moores University

Student Futures

Welcome to the Student Futures Booking Website

Below is a list of events, workshops and talks currently on offer. Current students can book using your LJMU username/password and graduates can book using the ‘Graduate access’ section.

Start-up Webinar - Marketing your Start-up

Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online Event
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This online workshop, led by one of the Start-up Hub team’s experienced Business Advisers, will provide an introduction to the key role marketing will play in the growth of your start up business, how to better target potential customers and how to keep them coming back! 

How do I research my market?

Date: Thu, 29 Feb 2024
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: James Parsons Building - Room 3.13
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If you have identified a problem or need, and a target market to serve, this session takes you on the next step, how to research your opportunity.

We look at how to assess existing provision, the customer needs and the customer journey. You will take away a plan of action to conduct your research and move your business idea along.

Start-up Webinar - Legal Issues for Start-ups

Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online Event
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This online workshop, led by one of the Start-up Hub team’s experienced Business Advisers, will provide an introduction to some of the key legal requirements you need to consider when starting up, such as choosing the right legal structure for your business, registering with the HMRC, protecting your Intellectual Property and insuring your business. 

International Women's Day Networking Event

Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - UG15
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Join us for a networking lunch on International Women’s Day - Friday March 8th - and meet inspirational leaders who will share their experiences with you on their journey to success.

Amongst those attending will be:

Elaine Courtney - Founder of Courtney Recruitment

Grace Harrison - Development Co-ordinator at Kitty’s Laundrette

Lisa McMullan - Director for Development at The Women’s Organisation

Adele Myers - Blast Programme Delivery Lead at Kindred

Rachel Newman - Head of Business Growth at Open Awards

Nicola Pink - Founder of We Are Pink

Emma Roberts – PE Specialist at Liverpool School Sport Partnership

Hannah Wellens – Branch Manager at Enterprise

A free buffet lunch will be provided.

I've got a business idea. What next?

Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2024
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Start-up Hub
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This workshop gives you the opportunity to discuss your idea, meet others, the support you can receive from the Start Up Hub and come up with an initial definition of the need/problem you are trying to solve, a potential solution and your potential customer.

How do I research my market?

Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Start-up Hub
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If you have identified a problem or need, and a target market to serve, this session takes you on the next step, how to research your opportunity.

We look at how to assess existing provision, the customer needs and the customer journey. You will take away a plan of action to conduct your research and move your business idea along.