Enrich business skills programme

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(EnRich is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the University of Worcester)

Would you like to start a business, a side hustle, become self-employed or a freelancer?

The EnRich course, will provide you with 12 hours of knowledge, skills and support to start you on your journey and improve your employability skills.   

The course is free to attendees. 

When and Where

The course will run on the following days (location to be advised):

Wednesday 8th December 21                    9.30am to 4pm                   

(Creating Ideas, Mindset, Business Planning, Finance, Viability)

Thursday 9th December 21             9.30am to 4pm                   

(Marketing, Funding Your Business, Pitching, Networking, International Trade) 

The course will also provide signposting to other start-up support and grants in the county with guest speakers from Worcestershire Business Central, Chamber of Commerce and the Business and IP Centre from the Hive. 

How to sign up

Email enrich@worc.ac.uk to receive an enrolment form either electronically or in hard copy (enrolment forms must be signed in hard copy and posted back to the University).

Any questions or further information required

Please email enrich@worc.ac.uk to ask any questions and to sign up. 


To enrol on the course you must have;

-       A Worcestershire postcode

-       A completed, signed and returned enrolment form

-       Commitment to 12 hours of engagement with the course

Further support

If you are ready now to discuss a new or existing business idea or would like some advice and guidance on areas such as marketing, planning or the legal aspects of setting up a business, please email enrich@worc.ac.uk and we can arrange for a 1:1 mentoring session with one of our Entrepreneur in Residence team members.  

(Non-disclosure of business ideas can be put in place if you require)

Mentoring and drop-in sessions will be offered to all attendees of the EnRich Course and the final session will also cover current grants and further support available in Worcestershire through our partners at Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire Business Central.

Please note all attendees who complete the 12 hours will receive a University of Worcester Certificate of Completion