The Youth Enterprise Hub

What is the Youth Enterprise Hub?

What is the Young Entrepreneur Academy?

Our Youth Enterprise Hub provides a collection of development opportunities that empower young people with entrepreneurial aspirations to explore the possibilities of running a business.

An enriching environment with an encouragement of personal development, confidence boosting, and upskilling, our Hub creates catalyst for enterprise that allows business-minded young people to make informed decisions and progressions within entrepreneurship and commerce.

Our enterprise programmes range from 6 weeks to 6 months depending on ability and level of business knowledge – providing opportunities for all young people to explore enterprise and entrepreneurship as a viable career pathway, no matter their circumstances.

You will have access to:

Pathway to Entrepreneurship (P2E)

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Igniting entrepreneurial aspirations and providing the foundations for creating a business idea – aimed towards school leavers.

Duration: 6-12 weeks

This initiative provides under 16s the opportunity to gain the enterprise skills needed to advance as an entrepreneur exploring the world of commerce and business pitching.

Inspiring healthy competition, teamwork, and resilience whilst exploring topics such as marketing, legislation, and business structures, this enterprise project empowers learners with a foundation to grow a marketing plan for a product, fundraise the required capital, and take their product to market.

Boss Your Business

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Turning a business idea into a concept – Aimed towards 19+ learners.

Duration: 6-8 weeks

This programme is designed for young people seeking the skills and knowledge needed to explore a pathway in starting a business. It will give members an understanding of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up, knowledge of the first steps in creating a business start-up, including the marketing, legal and financial requirements, and an understanding of how to write a business plan.

Young Entreprenuers Academy

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Turning a business idea into a reality – Aimed at those 16-30 with a viable business concept.

Duration: 24 weeks

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is a programme that empowers young people with entrepreneurial aspirations to bring their ideas to life. Through the Academy, members will be a part of bespoke training sessions and tailored mentorship with experienced and successful business owners.

Following a two-phase delivery model, this six month programme begins with direct enhanced support covering the components of business start-up, ensuring members have an in depth understanding of their business plan and concept, marketing, and operations before registering their business with Companies House. Followed by a live business pitch to a panel of investors, and a second phase exploring topics of business growth and application.

Young Entrepreneurs will engage in topics in depth:

  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Brand Development
  • Business Structures & Legislation
  • Creating a Marketing Plan
  • Finance for Entrepreneurs
  • Products & Services
  • Enterprise Skills & Leadership
  • Business Pitching
  • Fundraising
  • Business Growth
  • Professional Development

During their time on the Academy, Young Entrepreneurs are paired with successful business owners and sector operatives as mentors, allowing for 1:1 support in developing a business growth mindset and achieving goals. Whilst also engaging with and growing a network of inspirational industry professionals, gaining powerful insights into the topics of business development.

Young Entrepreneurs will have access to:

  • Interactive Workshops
  • Online Resource Portal
  • Tailored 1:1 Mentoring
  • WiFi, printing facilities, computers & workstations
  • Expansive network of business professionals
  • Sector Exposure – through the option of work placements
  • Networking events
  • Career Expos

This initiative engages young people to embark on a potent journey of self-discovery, so they may share their skills with the world, and believe in themselves enough to fulfil their mission, forge their own career path, and bring their dreams to life.

Our other memberships & facilities

Our other memberships & facilities

Youth Employment Hub

Our Youth Employment Hub provides a socially interactive space where ideas are nurtured and members can explore their career aspirations and pathways in a safe and inclusive environment.

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Onsite Facilities

We are able to offer a selection of onsite training and development opportunities & social facilities.

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