Our Role Models deliver workshops and share their personal start up story to all ages across Wales. The want to challenge you to think creatively and help you to consider entrepreneurship in the future. Take a look at what is on offer here and make your first step to becoming your own boss! You might even want to have a look at our Role Model profiles and search for business owners in your area.
In short they want to
- help you to think about your own ambitions and dreams
- challenge the idea of what it is really like to be your own boss
- share their own experience and give you some top tips on how to get started
- provide mentorship to you, Wales' possible future entrepreneurs
If this is something that interests you and your friends you can contact us!
You can find out who your Enterprise Champion (EC) is here. We have an EC at every college and university across Wales.
Your teacher, EC or youth leader to get in touch with us too if you are interested in one of our workshops.
If you're in school, a local Role Model can come and deliver an 'Inspirational Workshop' to you and your class. Here they will share their story with you to give you a flavour of what it is really like to be your own boss. You might find that this doesn't fit with the usual idea of running your own business!
We want to encourage you to think creatively about your own futures and what you might want to do. You might already have a job in mind but had you thought about it becoming your own business? A Role Model workshop might be just the thing that could help you uncover a brilliant business idea and discover that you could be on the path to developing your own business one day.
If you're in sixth form, college or university, a local Role Model can come and deliver an 'Exploring Big Ideas' workshop. For those of you that are looking to refine your ideas and build up your confidence, then this workshop is for you! It will help you to understand more about what it actually takes to run your own business and direct you to the support that is on offer. You will leave the workshop with an action plan to take forward and a wider understanding of what you are capable of.
These workshops can be tailored to your specific needs - you might want to work on presentation skills, how to market yourself, tips on social media - whatever your required sector or area, we have Role Models available to make it work!
If you have an idea that you want to develop or you want to look more closely at a specific business area, then be sure to get in touch!
If you're part of a community or youth group and are aged 25 or under, a local Role Model can come and deliver a workshop based on your group's needs. You might not have even thought about being your own boss one day or you might have an idea that you think can work, wherever you are on your journey, our Role Models can help you!
If you have an idea that you want to develop, sign up here. If you want a Role Model to deliver a workshop for you, then be sure to get in touch!