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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans for an outstanding Borough

Stockton Start Up Programme


The Stockton Start Up programme is an introductory course for anyone aged 16-25 who has a brilliant business idea or passion to become a budding entrepreneur.

The week long course will introduce you to every aspect of business including generating ideas, marketing, book keeping and start up business opportunities within the Borough.

The week long course will also end with a 'Make Your Pitch' exercise where you will be given the chance to pitch your business to a panel of local business leaders in the hope of winning a Business Start-up Prize Pot.

The week long programme will run from Monday 7 August – Friday 11 August, 10am–4pm with a Learning Lunch provided each day.

The course is completely free and available to all Stockton residents aged 16-25, you don’t have to have a specific business idea but a passion for business and drive to become your own boss is essential.

For more information and to book one of the limited places please contact or call 01642 528384.