Start Your Own Cake Business Workshop

This is a discussion based workshop which you can attend at our shop or via Skype / Conference Call / Zoom – welcoming participants from anywhere in the world! This class is an absolute must for all those of your looking to make a business out of cake. You’ve got the skills to make and design your own unique cakes….but what next?

Students who attend our popular cake and cupcake classes are often so inspired they decide to try and make their own career out of cakes.  Our lecture based business workshop will provide you with all the knowledge you need in one quick hit to navigate your way through the minefield of starting up your own business and spending days (and often nights..) researching.

This workshop will be held by TGCC’s  founder, Young Entrepreneur Awards finalist and marketing expert, who will share with you valuable business insights when it comes to making your own stamp on the marketplace. You will learn to make yourself stand out from the copycat crowd, and also how to develop your own unique selling points to make your business more successful than the rest.

Our cake courses are held at our lovely bakery and cake decorating shop in central Chelmsford, Essex.  Did you know we do over 15 different courses for all types of cakes? And that you can get a 20% discount after you’ve booked one? For details on this fantastic offer, and to check out all of our courses, click here. Terms and conditions apply.

Course Content

A-Z Business Start-up

Developing a company name

Brand insights & development


Do’s & don’ts

Limited company vs sole trader

Suppliers & negotiating discounts

Planning your time

Managing customers

Taking payments

Protecting yourself and your business model

Tax & book keeping, Insurance, Health & Safety

Inspections - how to get 5 out of 5

Developing a Website

Social Media & Google Explained

Marketing & Advertising

Much, much more...

Course Details

Course Location

This course is held in Chelmsford in Essex, but we can also offer a conference call or Skype option to include participants from anywhere in the world! Just provide your phone number in the registration information when you book your class. If attending at our shop, public parking is available nearby if you are driving, otherwise Chelmsford is just a 30 minute train ride from London Liverpool Street station if you decide to travel by train.

Course Times

This is a lecture course and runs in either a morning or an afternoon session. The morning session runs from 9:30am to 12:30pm and the afternoon session runs from 12:30pm to 3:30pm.

Course Prices

This course costs £95 per person

Parking & Travel

There are a number of public car parks within a minute of our shop, when you book you will receive a confirmation email with details on these. We are also very near to Chelmsford Rail and Bus stations, just a  simple few minute walk.

What's Included

The course price includes refreshments, course outline handouts and notebook.

Exclusive TGCC discounts for you!

Course attendees will receive a 10% discount on any items purchased in the cake decorating shop Creative Baking Supplies on the day of your course – with no minimum spend! PLUS, if you book one course with us, you will be entitled to 20% off other courses in the future. For more information on how to get this fantastic discount or to book just give the shop a call on 01245 283986. Terms and conditions apply.

**PLEASE NOTE!** Our online booking & payments system is via PayPal but you do not need a PayPal account to pay! PayPal is also a secure payments system for most credit or debit cards. If you have problems with the booking system, please call the shop to book your course on 01245 283986. Click on a date below to book your course:

Course Dates

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