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The upcoming dates for SAGE workshops, University of Gloucestershire

PUBLISHED: 11:38 22 January 2018 | UPDATED: 11:38 22 January 2018

Start and Grow Enterprises (SaGE)

Start and Grow Enterprises (SaGE)


Start and Grow Enterprise (SaGE); a University of Gloucestershire project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). SaGE supports the growth of pre-start and start-up enterprises through workshops, events, reviews, networks and resources

Find out more about the Start and Grow Enterprise (SAGE) project here.

These events are free but booking and completion of a short joining and diagnostic form will need to be completed to secure your place.

These events are taking place at The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester, GL2 9HW

Start-up Weekend

Aimed at budding entrepreneurs with a business idea, come along to explore and test your business idea with like-minded people, receive insights and top tips from business experts, and learn what you need to know to set up a successful enterprise.

Book here: startupweekends.eventbrite.co.uk

- Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 January, 10am-4.30pm both days

- Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 February, 10am-4.30pm both days

- Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 March, 10am-4.30pm both days


Grow your Business two-day course

This course provides new enterprises with the chance to revise and develop your business strategy, finances, marketing, legal issues and HR; helping you to find solutions to obstacles you may be facing for your business growth.

Book here: growyourbusinesscourse.eventbrite.co.uk/

- Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January, 10am-4.30pm both days

- Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 February, 10am-4.30pm both days

- Tuesday 6 & Wednesday 7 March, 10am-4.30pm both days


Five Steps Programme

This 5 step course is a series of masterclasses covering key topics essential for the development of enterprises aged between 1 – 2.5 years. The four sessions are followed by a review with a business mentor to consolidate learning and plan your next steps.

Email: sage@glos.ac.uk to book

- Tuesdays, starting 9 January, 1-3.30pm

- Tuesdays, starting 20 February, 1-3.30pm


Entrepreneurs’ Network Events

Taking place monthly, this is an ongoing network for entrepreneurs and start-ups to access and share support and inspiration. These events involve talks and enterprise showcases, skills building, and delicious refreshments!

Book here: entrepreneursnetworkevents.eventbrite.co.uk

- Taking place monthly on Wednesdays; 17 January, 21 February, and 21 March, 5.30-7.30pm


In collaboration with Common Sense Business

Vantage Point Business Village, Mitcheldean

Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 January, 10am-4.30pm both days

Book here: growyourbusinesswithcommonsense.eventbrite.co.uk

TBC, Cirencester

Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 February, 10am-4.30pm both days

TBC, Tetbury

Thursday 22 and Friday 23 March, 10am-4.30pm both days


In collaboration with Women’s Business Club

TBC, Cheltenham

Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 February


In collaboration with the Business Kitchen

National Star College, Ullenwood

Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 February, 9.30am-4.30pm both days

TBC, Tewkesbury

Wednesday 21 and Thursday 29 March, 9.30am-4.30pm both days


More dates for the Start-up Weekends at external locations throughout Gloucestershire are coming soon!

To join the SaGE project, participants need to complete a short eligibility form. Sign up here.

For more information, email sage@glos.ac.uk or phone 01242 715400.


Twitter: @UoGSaGE

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/start-and-grow-enterprise-sage

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