The programme will also provide an opportunity for the individual to develop their interpersonal skills such as communication, problem solving, listening, team working, speaking and presenting. This will be utilised so that they can develop a 5–10-minute presentation to pitch their ideas to their peers for feedback and the opportunity to refine their idea. At the end of the programme, the entrepreneurs in training will have developed an outline business plan that can be used to develop future resettlement plans.
Furthermore, the entrepreneurs in training that complete the programme of study and provide evidence of their learning will be able to gain a Certificates of Achievement from the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE), who endorse the programme.
Upon release they can continue to access support from Entrepreneurs Unlocked and its community partners, with the aim of setting up and trading. The includes:
⦁ Access to business advisors who can provide further support in relation to starting up.
⦁ Support to open a business bank account, register with the HMRC as self-employed.
⦁ Complimentary one year’s access to HMRC approved accounting software.
⦁ Regular check-ins to monitor progress.