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  • Enterprise Pathways Service

    Could you be your own boss?          

    Our Enterprise Pathways Service is a creative, accessible pathway designed to help increase the motivation and knowledge of participants who may not have considered starting a business but would like to explore their options. We aim to raise awareness of business startup support, as well as boosting confidence and aspirations in taking the next steps towards starting a business.

    The service benefits include:

    • Group-based workshops
    • one-to-one mentoring support

    Additionally, the service provides regular support sessions covering topics such as

    • Pros and Cons of a Career in Entrepreneurship
    • Basic Financial Literacy and Fund-Raising Methods
    • Developing Entrepreneurial Thinking
    • Confidence, Wellbeing and Resilience
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Presentation, Pitching and Networking Skills
    • Legal Requirements including Tax
    • Networking and Peer Support
    • Sales Techniques
    • Marketing and Social Media

    If you would like to register your interest or have any questions, email

  • Assessing your business needs

    Complete our form on Go Succeed (link opens in new window) and tell us your business needs. We will assess your information and contact you within three working days to outline support available to you. 

  • Inclusive Enterprise Pathway

    We are currently offering pre-enterprise, early stage enterprise and personal development support for people who are under-represented, under-supported and under-funded in entrepreneurship.

    Available support includes:

    • A choice of 20 hours group-based, pre and early enterprise activity workshops
    • Access to 20 digital badges for your CV
    • Access to further enterprise support
    • Drop-in information sessions at 2 Royal Avenue

    For more information, email

    We have Inclusive Enterprise Pathway virtual workshops running in February and March 2024.

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Contact us

For more information and advice, get in touch.

028 9027 0482

Economic Development, 4th floor, 9 Adelaide, 9-21 Adelaide Street, Belfast, BT2 8DJ

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