Ladders Enterprise Support Package


Ladders: Enterprise Support Package

A series of Enterprise Support workshops and one to one support is available to individuals (18-24yrs) who are contemplating pursuing a freelance career and/or develop a business idea in Software Development, Film/TV/Animation and Music.

The support package includes a series of key enterprise workshops covering a range of relevant business topics to guide and motivate individuals through the logistics of starting a business. Guest speakers will be introduced to their areas of specialism from accountants to young creative and digital entrepreneurs, business coaches to branding specialists to give insight into self-employment and constructive advice.

In completing the enterprise workshops participants will have a clearer understanding of the processes and skill sets required to start a business, with access to information regarding finance, funding streams, creating business plans and marketing and much more.

*The next round of Enterprise Support will be starting in May 2018. 

Session Date Time Title Where
Day 1: Monday 14th May 9am – 4pm “Inspiration Day” Newcastle Start-Up Week -The Boiler Shop
Day 2: Tuesday 15th May 9am – 4pm “Getting Started” Newcastle Start Up Week
Day 3: Thursday 17th May 10 – 2.30pm The Importance of Market Research for YOUR Business/Group Tutorial Sunderland Software Centre
Day 4: Monday 21st May 2 – 6pm Building Your Networks & Why It’s Key to Your Business/Individual Tutorials Sunderland Software Centre
Day 5: Wednesday 23rd May 10am – 4pm Funding a Start Up Business and Keeping Financial Records Newcastle City Library
Day 6: Wednesday 30th May 10am – 4pm Marketing & Promotional Strategies and The Importance of Branding Sunderland Software Centre
Day 7 Wednesday 6th June 10am – 4pm Costing & Pricing Strategies and Creative Businesses Q&A/Individual Tutorials Sunderland Software Centre
In addition: Individual Tutorials & business plan advice and guidance sessions.