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Ignite your entrepreneurial spirit and develop your business idea with our comprehensive support. Whether you dream of being your own boss, starting a social enterprise, or working freelance, we are here for you.
Employers look for individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset and adaptable business skills. Our exciting program of events throughout the year empowers you to cultivate these qualities.
One-on-One Support: Book an appointment with an Enterprise Adviser for personalised guidance and mentoring.
Start Up School: Immerse yourself in a full day of workshops, discussions, and Q&A panels with guest entrepreneurs. Gain essential skills for launching your own project or business.
LinkedIn Learning: Access exclusive pre-recorded Masterclasses on topics like Business Planning, Market Research, and Pitching. Learn at your convenience through your University's Linkedin Learning account.
Newsletter: Stay ahead of the game by signing up to our monthly newsletter. Be the first to know about our latest news and events.
Weekly Workshops: Explore a diverse range of topics in our workshops, designed to sharpen your skills and refine your ideas. Available both in-person, online and through LinkedIn Learning.
- Starts: 13 Dec 2023, 10:00 amFinishes: 13 Dec 2023, 2:00 pmVenue: Peel Park Campus, SEE Building 2.11Remaining places: 29Welcome to our Start-Up School's 'How to Pitch' program – your key to mastering the art of persuasive pitching! This is where you will learn the secrets of crafting compelling pitches that captivate investors, customers, and partners.
- Starts: 15 Dec 2023, 1:00 pmFinishes: 15 Dec 2023, 2:00 pmPitching for Success
- Starts: 17 Jan 2024, 10:00 amFinishes: 17 Jan 2024, 2:00 pmVenue: Media City, University of Salford MediaCity, MCUK 3.11Remaining places: 60Introducing our Start-Up School for Freelancers – the ultimate destination for individuals looking to enhance their independent careers!
- Starts: 14 Feb 2024, 10:00 amFinishes: 14 Feb 2024, 2:00 pmRemaining places: 200Our Start-Up School for International Students – the premier destination for international students looking to embark on their entrepreneurial journey in the UK.
- Starts: 6 Mar 2024, 10:00 amFinishes: 6 Mar 2024, 2:00 pmVenue: Peel Park Campus, Peel, G10Remaining places: 45Welcome to our Start-Up School's 'Understanding Business Planning'– your gateway to mastering the art of strategic business planning!
- Starts: 17 Apr 2024, 10:00 amFinishes: 17 Apr 2024, 2:30 pmVenue: Media City, University of Salford MediaCity, TBCRemaining places: 150Prepare for an electrifying event – You are invited to join us as your fellow students step into the spotlight to present their innovative ideas live in front of seasoned experts and industry professionals. This is your chance to witness first-hand what it takes to succeed in entrepreneurship.
- Starts: 1 May 2024, 10:00 amFinishes: 1 May 2024, 1:00 pmVenue: Peel Park Campus, Peel, Peel 102Remaining places: 35This is YOUR opportunity to put your entrepreneurial knowledge into action!
- Starts: 13 Jun 2024, 10:00 amFinishes: 13 Jun 2024, 1:00 pmVenue: Peel Park Campus, SEE Building 2.11Remaining places: 30If you have ever had burning questions about entrepreneurship, our Summer Start-Up School is your golden opportunity to get answers!