Five Steps Masterclass Programme

Are you the owner of a start-up looking for your next steps? You can benefit from our in-depth series of masterclasses for entrepreneurs and enterprises, where you’ll learn valuable new skills from industry experts, while building your network and sharing ideas with a small group of successful business owners.

Tuesday 30 October 2018


Who is the Five Steps Masterclass Programme for?

This programme is for you if…

- You run a business or enterprise that is less than 3 years old

- You are based in Gloucestershire

- You have reached some of your goals already and are keen to achieve more

- You have ambitious plans for the next few years

- You are looking for inspiration and support from fellow entrepreneurs.

What does the programme cover?

The Five Steps Enterprise Programme is a series of masterclasses, each covering a different area of business.

In the final session, you’ll work with an experienced business mentor to review where you are in your business, where you want to be, and work out the actions and next steps to get you there.

When is the course?

Tuesday 28th August 1pm - 3:30pm - Business Strategy

Tuesday 4th September 1pm - 3:30pm - Finance

Tuesday 11th September 1pm - 3:30pm - Legal, Leadership & HR

Tuesday 18th September 1pm - 3:30pm - Marketing & Sales

Tuesday 25th September 1pm - 3pm - Review Session & next steps

Who's taking this course?

Each Masterclass is run by an individual expert in their field:

Business Strategy & Group Review - Debbie Bird, Able Growth

Finance & Access to funding - Jonathan Nicholls, J. Nicholls & Associates Ltd

Leadership & HR - Julie Heather, HR & Employment Law specialist

Legal Requirements - Jonathan Rathbone, Hughes Paddison Solicitors

Marketing & Sales - Sarah Orchard, Orchard Marketing Associates.

Where is it held?

This course is held at The Growth Hub in Gloucester; a centre of support and learning for growing businesses. Lunch and refreshments are provided on both days, and parking is available on-site.

Where do I sign up?

Visit: to complete our short Joining Form and you’ll then receive a link to book your place.

Spaces are limited on this free course, so book your place today!

*Some eligibility criteria apply – contact us to find out more.

The Five Steps Programme is offered by Start and Grow Enterprise; a University of Gloucestershire project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Start and Grow Enterprise supports the growth of Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and start-ups (trading up to 3 years) through free training, events, networks and resources.

If you’d like to help us in strengthening the economy of Gloucestershire, please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

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