Introduction to Enterprise is an engaging and interactive workshop that allows you to explore your hobby or business idea with a fantastic team and a group of likeminded peers.

The workshop covers the essential topics that will enable you to make the first steps of turning your business dream or part time hobby into a money-making venture. Can you turn your hobby into an income generating venture?

  • Have you got a business idea that you would like to explore?
  • Could you run a full or part time business?
  • What is it like being your own boss?
  • What are the challenges & risks of running
  • Your own business?
  • What are the rewards & benefits of being your own boss?

What’s in it for me?

A fully funded workshop to explore your venture and take it to the next level, there is also a further 2 x day fully funded programme to attend should you wish to explore enterprise more!! The workshop is also an excellent networking opportunity, meeting and sharing ideas with like-minded people

Am I eligible?

If you can answer yes to the following questions, you can book a place on the workshop:

  1. Are you aged over 18?
  2. Do you live or work in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear or County Durham?
  3. Are you employed (any number of hours)?

When are these workshops available?

  • Wednesday 13th December 2017 at NBSL, Ashington
  • Thursday 18th January 2018 at NBSL, Ashington
  • Thursday 15th February 2018 at NBSL, Ashington

How do I find out more?

Call us on 01670 813322 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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