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For those thinking of starting a business, ready to start a business, or wanting to grow an existing business.

  • 3,000+ participants
  • 99% say they developed key skills needed to run their business
  • 62% are female
  • 29% have caring responsibilities
  • 26% are from diverse ethnic communities
  • 89% report an increase or maintenance of profitability


Hosted by GM Business Growth Hub, these in-person sessions provide insight and learnings for self-started entrepreneurs on a wide range of topics, as well as plentiful networking opportunities.

Places are strictly limited, so register now to avoid disappointment. New sessions will be added regularly, keep checking this page for updates.


The EnterprisingYou programme is free of charge. It’s a government-funded project commissioned by Greater Manchester Combined Authority and delivered by GM Business Growth Hub. As part of the programme, you will be expected to commit and take part in the evaluation process.

There is certain flexibility depending on your needs. You’ll be assigned an Enterprise Specialist who will review your journey at the start and map out the likely duration, tailored to your requirements.

You must be 16 years old or older to be eligible.

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Take that first step and we’ll support you with whatever you need to succeed.


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