Do you want to be your own boss? Do you have the ambition to be the founder of a successful company? We can help turn your business idea into reality!
You could set up your own company at any time, including for your placement year or when you graduate. All you need is a viable idea and the commitment to make it succeed. BSEEN has supported over 450 students and graduates to set up over 240 businesses in the last three years! Could your business be next?
The BSEEN (Birmingham Skills for Enterprise and Employability Network) programme offers an attractive package of intensive start-up support for new ventures. BSEEN is a 12 month start up support scheme for Birmingham City University students who are ready to turn their business idea into reality.
BSEEN is available to current BCU students and recent graduates that are for the UK or EEA, that are living and plan to operate their business within the Greater Birmingham and Solihull area.
What does BSEEN offer?
- Five day intensive boot-camp enabling you to develop your business skills including workshops on business planning, marketing research and planning, sales, legal and finance
- Tailored mentoring to suit your business needs
- Free co - working space
- A business grant of £500 to kick start your business
- Networking opportunities
When does the programme start?
The next BSEEN cohorts will be in April 2018 | June 2018 | September 2018 and will start with the 5 day boot camp - the dates of the boot camp can be found on the BSEEN website .
You can find the application form on the BSEEN website and apply online by 6 May 2018.