Acorns Programme - helping you set up your own business
Would you like to belong to a supportive network of like-minded
people and at the same time bring your business idea to life?
Yes, then look no further join the Acorns Plus
Monday 17 June - Friday 21
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: York St John University
Cost: £500; *Students £150;
concessions and fully funded places available.
How is the programme structured?
A one-week intensive course covering
- Strategic planning
- Market research & analysis
- Managing your finances and cash flow
- Legal and contract issues
- Writing a strategic communications plan
- Networking experience
- The Start-up Kit
This is followed by monthly meetings to
continue developing your business idea and taking it
The programme is practically based, and
provides the opportunities to leave with tangible essentials
developing a sense that your business is coming to life.
How to apply
To register your interest please email
Find out more about funding opportunities for this programme.
Read our Frequently Asked Questions
Need more information?
Contact Irma Gomez
T: 01904 876339
Read what our recent participants said about Acorns Plus
‘I have delivered and attended a number of
business training sessions over the years, so was more than a
little sceptical about just how useful I would find Acorns. I
needn't have worried, I learnt a lot more about business and (more
surprisingly) about myself - and gained some new friends into the
‘The course gave me all the tools I need
to realise my entrepreneurial dreams’
‘The programme gave me better knowledge of
business acumen and the confidence and motivation to make our
company progress and succeed further’
‘Positivity, inspiration and an increased
sense of self belief’
‘A comprehensive course covering
everything you need to know when setting up a company delivered in
a fun and engaging way. I would thoroughly recommend this course to
anyone thinking about starting a business’ - Simon Wallace
*Students enrolled in full time/ part time education.