Work for Yourself

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If you would like to find out more about working for yourself then Staffordshire University offers the 'Be Inspired' business start-up programme through the Business School.

Be Inspired offers budding graduate entrepreneurs the opportunity to start their business with the full support (including training, mentoring, financial assistance and networking opportunities) throughout start up and the first vital stages of growth. Staffordshire University's innovative approach offers one of the best means of establishing your business and improving its chances of survival in the future.

The exciting scheme gives help and supports graduates or alumni wishing to start their own business, but applicants will need to demonstrate that they:

  • Are able to dedicate the time required to develop their business idea
  • Have the ambition, determination, creativity and desire to make it happen
  • Have a proven market need for the business idea
  • Can show the growth potential for the business proposal

The programme brings together an enterprising collaboration of investors, entrepreneurs, business mentors, academics and industry leaders through business networking and leadership events and provision of springboard opportunities for new start-ups.

For more information visit the Be Inspired website.