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Young Enterprise at Burford School and Community College

Course description

Young Enterprise is a nationwide scheme giving students the opportunity to develop a range of skills by setting up and managing their own company. Students at Burford compete each year and regularly win awards for marketing, financial planning etc.

Entry requirements

You do not need any previous qualifications or experience to take part in the Young Enterprise Company Programme. All Year 12 students with different skills, interests and experience are welcome. The only prerequisite is that you are enthusiastic and willing to work as a team and be dedicated.

Further information

You work as part of a team, set up and run a Young Enterprise Company. This will involve attending meetings with your Business Advisor, attending conferences, taking part in local and national competitions. In addition to this, you will be selling your products and competing in trade fairs in Witney, Cowley, and further afield. Every student will have the opportunity to take a director’s role to ensure the smooth running of the company in producing, marketing and selling your product. You will report weekly and at the end of the year on progress, successes and improvements. You will also learn about managing personal finance, getting value for money, budgeting and financial planning, and interpreting financial documents.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Burford School and Community College directly.

Last updated date: 21 December 2017