Designed to complement Business Studies at GCSE, BTec and A Level, I combine my experience as a fully qualified accountant with my business experience to deliver well planned and delivered  engaging content.

Why a Cheshire Chocolate Studio workshop?

I come to school so no travel costs/time meaning it’s less expensive for the parents and less organisation for the school.

It’s interactive and fun which aids learning.

I have over 9 years of working with children so know how to engage children.

I’ve had lots of lovely comments over the years I’ve been working with children including the following:

'Amanda certainly knows how to entertain children' and

'You ran a superb party which managed the tricky balance between seamless organisation and a really relaxed, fun atmosphere'

‘Excellent presentation & delivery’ – yr 6 teacher (Mayans)

‘Amazing. More interactive and less costly than Cadbury World’ yr 3 teacher (Advertising) 

Workshop options.

I currently offer 3 workshop options:

  • Standard workshop with Business Studies focus
  • Product creation workshop with Business Studies focus
  • Product creation workshop with product costing, pricing & profitability task

The workshops are between an hour and three quarters to two hours and fifteen minutes duration.

Please see below for overview of each workshop.

Choice of business topics I can incorporate
  • Background to my business – how I spotted the opportunity and put it into practice
  • Making the business effective –managing and delivering customer expectations
  • Financial decisions – pricing and profitability
  • Marketing – what works well for me & how do I manage marketing
Overview of Standard Workshop with Business Studies focus:
  • Short introduction to chocolate
  • Make a chocolate lollipop
  • Bean to bar presentation
  • Talk 1 on your choice of business topic
  • Chocolate tasting - with discussion
  • Talk 2 on your second choice of business topic
  • Wrap lollipops to take home

Approx 1 hour 45 mins

Product Creation Workshop with Business Studies focus
  • Short introduction to chocolate
  • Brief explanation of different chocolate techniques to be used
  • Create a moulded chocolate lollipop
  • Make and decorate hand-made chocolates
  • Make a chocolate item using a third technique
  • Bean to bar presentation with props and chocolate 'nibs' to taste
  • Talk 1 of your choice of business topic
  • Chocolate tasting
  • Talk 2 on your second choice of business topic
  • Wrap produce to take home

Approx 2 hours 15 mins

Product Creation Workshop with Product Pricing, Costing & Profitability Task
  • Short introduction to chocolate
  • Create a moulded chocolate lollipop
  • Make and decorate a couple of hand-made chocolates
  • Students calculate costings, pricing and profit for their products
  • Bean to bar presentation with props and raw nib tasting
  • Presentation of my version of costings, pricing and profit I use
  • Chocolate Tasting
  • Talk 1 on your choice of business topic
  • Wrap produce to take home

Approx. 2 hours to 2 hours 15 mins

This workshop has one talk on your choice of business topic (rather than 2) as the students have a product costing task to complete.

Workshops cost 

The standard workshop is £295 per workshop, £545 for 2 workshops in one day.

The product creation workshops are £345 per workshop, £625 for 2 workshops in one day.

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