Our Programmes

Start-Up Programme

Start-Up Programme

The Start-Up Programme is designed to connect students with opportunities to progress on their journey to employment. The Programme is run at universities and colleges over the academic year. The students will be able to set up their own company and will be able to have experience of how a business works.

The companies created through Start-Up are mentored by experienced business volunteers. This allows students to network, gain experience outside of academia and gain insight into their future career prospects. Start-Up will ensure that graduates enter the workplace with confidence. It will also let them build essential skills for work and a business network.

Start-Up couples academia with practical applications. Students will have freedom and flexibility whilst participating in different aspects of Business Management. Over the year, students will be encouraged to:

Sell shares and raise start-up capital and open a business bank account.Assign roles and generate an innovative business idea.Carry out market research and product development.Test their idea in a real sales environment.Evaluate their progress and wind up their business.Once the student has finished Start-Up, they will be guided towards further opportunities if they wish to carry on their business after the academic year has ended.

UWS/YES Start Up Programme

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About YES

Our Vision is for Scotland to have the most entrepreneurial and enterprising young people in the world.

Our Mission is to inspire and equip young people to learn and succeed through enterprise.

In everything that we do, we will work with the following values: Integrity, Enthusiasm, Creativity & Collaboration.

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Young Enterprise Scotland
Rouken Glen Centre
Rouken Glen Park
G46 7UG
United Kingdom

0141 406 7722
0141 406 7722
0141 406 7722

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