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Planning business activities

The planning of business activities starts with the entrepreneurial and business ideas and your business plan based on the them. You can first try your hand at entrepreneurial activity by, for example, working part-time or performing light duties. In your business you will need both professional and entrepreneurial skills. A certain type of personality may also be of benefit if you choose to be an entrepreneur.

Also take advantage of the Business planner wizard. It is an easy-to-use tool which gives you a check-list of matters you need to consider before you launch the business activities. 

In the business planning phase, you can also get free business advice from the Finnish Enterprise AgenciesOpens in a new window..

Could I be an entrepreneur?

Certain personality traits support entrepreneurship. As an entrepreneur, you must also have proficiency in your trade and entrepreneurial skills.

Simpler ways of becoming an entrepreneur

Part-time entrepreneurship, light entrepreneurship, franchising and network marketing offer a simpler and easier way of setting up a business.

From a business idea to engaging in business

A business idea can turn into real business when you use your idea to create a business concept, and prepare a business plan, market survey and competitor analysis.