• Business awareness
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Confidence
  • Self-direction
  • Customer segments
  • Pricing
  • Pitching
  • Networking
  • Resilience
  • Team working

Main cycle

  • Three-week cycle repeated three times
  • Masterclass, Event Workshop and Reflection Session
  • Culminates in an Event and final programme reflection
  • 20-25 participants (6-8 per Reflection session)
  • Expert facilitators
  • Enterprise and business
  • Event management
  • Resilience and self-development
  • Programme Manager throughout

3 x Enterprise Masterclasses

Enterprise topic areas

  • Types of business and entrepreneurship
  • Organisational roles, suppliers and partners
  • Customers, pricing, sales and marketing
  • Managing money and understanding risk

3 x Event Planning Workshops

Key concepts developed throughout

  • Team working and workplace behaviour
  • SMART objective setting
  • Problem solving and managing conflict
  • Communication

3 x Reflection Sessions

Key concepts developed throughout

  • Critical thinking
  • Active listening and group discussion
  • Self-awareness and managing stress
  • Learnings, self-improvement and growth

Event cycle

  • Showcase Exhibition event located at CRATE St James Street
  • Supported by and involving local businesses
  • Shaped by participants at the outset of the programme
  • Whole group reflection

1 x Event

  • Shaped by participants at programme outset
  • Business and customer facing
  • Progression platform

1 x Programme Reflection

Looking back / moving forward

  • Critical thinking
  • Active listening and group discussion
  • Self-awareness and managing stress
  • Self-improvement and growth

Learning and development model

  • Structured facilitation
  • Peer support approaches are encouraged
  • Programme management provides support, guidance and issues resolution
  • Real business challenges from employing businesses incorporated by facilitators
  • Reflective sessions require greater confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Knowledge, skills and confidence

Enterprise Masterclass

  • New content builds on previous learning
  • Examples relate to all business types
  • Participant sector examples
  • Event application with optional ‘homework’

Event Planning Workshop

  • Event planning templates
  • Teams deliver different aspects of event
  • Team choice reflects skills and needs
  • Some activities outside of workshops


  • Different roles aligned to workshops
  • Participant led
  • Peer-support on the day
  • Employer inclusion

Reflection Session

  • Reflective journals
  • Individual-pair-whole group activities
  • Event planning or workplace content
  • Active programme management support
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