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Become and Independent Optician Masterclass

May 14

SightCare Masterclass in partnership with ABDO

Opening your own optical practice is a big step to take in your career. There are a lot of advantages of being your own boss and operating your practice exactly how you envision it, but along with the excitement comes challenges and a whole lot of responsibility.

At this SightCare presentation, held in partnership with ABDO, David Samuel MBA, dipM, FCIM, FBDO, CL will share his experiences of becoming an independent practice owner and help answer the following questions all entrepreneurial ECPs should consider:

  1. Why might you consider owning your own business?
  2. What are the benefits/advantages of running your own practice?
  3. What challenges might you have to overcome to become an independent practice owner?
  4. How do you go about acquiring your first practice?
  5. What are the key skills and competencies required of an independent practice owner?

The second speaker will be David Bridle FBDO (Hons) who will speak about his experiences of starting an independent practice in his session entitled ‘Empire building for beginners’.

The third part of the session will include a Q&A panel where you can ask our expert independent practice owners your most pressing questions

This event is targeted at DOs and Optometrists who are interested in starting their own independent practice. These prospective business owners may be from independent, small group or multiple backgrounds.

The event will be held during Optrafair and will be at the NEC in Piazza Suite 3 on Sunday 15th April 2018, 9.30-12.30

Attendance is free of charge and places are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Numbers will be limited to 40 maximum for this event.

Please note this is not a CET event.



May 14
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