Women who want to become their own boss can now get expert tuition and support to turn their ideas into successful businesses, through a new free Inspiring Women Programme. An intensive 6-month course, run by Enterprise Enfield under the scheme, offers women in London a unique opportunity to tap into a wealth of advice, guidance, mentoring and seminars to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to achieve their business dreams. All the support is free of charge as the scheme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund*.
Participants on the Inspiring Women Course will learn about all aspects of running a business including: business planning, raising finance, bookkeeping, sales and marketing. Women will also get the opportunity to enhance other skills for business such as time management, networking, presentation and selling. Following completion of the course, all participants will also have 6 months’ of free access to hot desks, a mailing address and weekly networking group through the Let’s Go! Business Hub at Enfield Business Centre. Applicants for the 6-month Inspiring Women Course will be selected by application form (submission deadline 21st November) and then by interview.
To be eligible** to apply for the course, which starts in January 2017, women must be resident in a London borough and looking to start a business and also attend a free one day Start Right in Business for Women seminar which will be held at various venues in north London on:
- Wednesday 5th October, 10am – 3pm at Queen’s Road Learning Centre, 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow E17 8QR
- Monday 17th October, 10am – 3pm at Building 3, North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South, Barnet N11 1NP
- Wednesday 19th October, 10am – 3pm at Enfield Business Centre, 201 Hertford Road, Enfield EN3 5JH
- Tuesday 1st November, 10am – 3pm at Selby Centre, Selby Road, Tottenham N17 8JL