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Business Boot Camp

Do you have a business idea but are unsure of the next steps to turn your idea into an innovative and successful business? If so we have just the event for you!  

Whether your business is just an idea or you are ready to test the concept attending business bootcamp will give you the opportunity to turn the idea of running your own business into a reality.  

The University of Salford’s Business Bootcamp is a two day intensive training and development programme, designed through a series of interactive workshops to take you on the journey to business start up.

When: dates for 2017/18

Business Bootcamp
- Tuesday 30th & Wednesday 31st January 2018
Business Bootcamp - Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th March 2018
Art of Freelancing
- Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th May 2018


Throughout the two days you will discover the key elements of successfully starting and running your own business. These include understanding:

  • Business Structures  
  • Pricing and Financial Management  
  • Inspirational speakers  
  • Business Planning  
  • How to Pitch  

Example Agenda – Day One

9am - 9.30am - Arrival and registration  
9.30am - 9.50am - Ice breaker  
9.50am - 10.30am - Pitch It Right Challenge  
10.30am - 10.45am - Break  
10.45am - 12.45pm - Ideas Generation  
12.45pm - 1.45pm – Lunch  
1.45pm - 3.15pm - Knowing your customer  
3.15pm - 4pm - Reflective discussion and close

Example Agenda – Day Two

9am - 9.15am - Arrival and registration  
9.15am - 9.30am - Ice Breaker  
9.30am - 10.30am - Business Planning  
10.30am - 10.45am – Break  
10.45am - 11.15am - Business Model Canvas  
11.15am - 12.15pm - Learn to Pitch  
12.15pm - 1.15pm – Lunch  
1.15pm - 2.15pm - Pitch Perfect  
2.15pm - 3.15pm - Q & A - Business Start Up Panel  
3.15pm - 4pm - Reflective discussion and certificates!

How to apply

To apply for the next Business Bootcamp please click here. If you would like to express an interest for a later date please email