Last week I was invited to speak to a group of second year students at the Birmingham Metropolitan College Enterprise Academy about my journey in setting up my own company and the challenges I have faced (and am still facing!) along the way.
Each Enterprise Academy student takes part in:
- Guru lectures and workshops
- Business visits and networking events
- A mentor programme with professionals
- Internships with local employers
All of which are hugely important when assessing whether or not to go down the self-employment route.
The students were wonderful; listening carefully, adding their input and asking great questions. It’s clear that they’re going the right way to being the bright, young employers of the future!
Find out more about the academy by reading the BMET enterprise academy newsletter.
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