Community Engagement Programmes
We deliver a range of Community Engagement Programmes that include enterprise & employability workshops designed to engage, educate, and support young people & individuals from underrepresented communities.
Our Community Engagement Programmes
6-week Reach Programme supporting everyone, particularly people from minority & underrepresented communities to launch your own businesses.
4-week schools enterprise programme teaching young people entrepreneurship skills aged between 13-19. Creating the next Steve Jobs!
Thrive Online is our online employability and up-skiling course to improve soft skills development and digital skills to improve workplace opportunities.
Our Windrush Support Programme supports individuals who have been affected by the Windrush Scandal through access free workshops and telephone support.
Community Engagement Programme Delivery Partners
Accessible To Everyone
Our diverse approach to community and schools engagement creates an alternative way of learning for those most hard to reach. So it doesn’t matter if participants find learning difficult to focus, are disadvantaged, hard-to-reach, or are very astute… Anyone can take part, excel and shine!
Alternative Educate, Enterprise & Employability.
Our variety of community engagement programmes are designed to engage and educate people from all backgrounds.
We bringing real, fun and practical entrepreneurial and employability concepts to our programme which specifically designed to teach and develop key life skill in young people, such as: Money management, business & strategy planning, forward planning, critical thinking, Teamwork, pitching & Presenting.
Our community engagement programmes are all designed to be fun, hands on, educational and informative. Allowing us to actively engage with young people from all walks of life. We encourage a diverse range of participants to engage in an alternative way of learning.
Frequently Asked Questions
We delivery our community engagement programmes in a variety of settings to suit your organisation which includes:
- In-classroom (in person) delivery
- Interactive online workshops.
- Group exercises.
If you’d like us to deliver our enterprise or employability programme, get in touch here.
Our Enterprise Z schools & college programme is a fun and practical way to engage young people, aged 13-19, in entrepreneurship and business. Our programme enables students to create their own business idea, with the goal to generate profit. Combining real entrepreneurship activities, coupled well with the schools National Business Studies curriculum to enrich their academic learning.
Our programme focuses on developing key skills young people need to either start their own business or successfully enter the workplace which include:
- Leadership Skills
- Money Management
- Communication Skills
- Self Confidence
- Problem-Solving Skills
- Business Planning
- Work Ethic
- Interpersonal Skills
- …And more!
We teach young people how to become more enterprising, with Mission Diverse trainers providing them with critical soft skills to take into the real world. To request a quote to have our team deliver the Enterprise Z in your school or college get in touch here.
The Reach Enterprise Programme is open to anyone aged over 16, living within Birmingham and Sandwell. So if that’s you. Feel free to register your interest or apply for our next cohort.
Our programme is open to all, but we particularly encourage people from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds to apply, as well as people from under-represented communities.
We have 2 cohorts for the Programme in the April and September of each year. In order to be accepted onto the programme we have a 2-stage application process. Stage 1 is a short online 5-minute written application (this is just a bit of information about you and your business/idea). Followed by a 1-minute video pitch. If you are successful in both stages, you’ll then be accepted onto The Reach Enterprise Programme. Click here to apply to The Reach Enterprise Programme.
Our employability and enterprise programmes provide education, mentoring and personal development training to people from underrepresented and disadvantaged communities. By doing this we provide those from underrepresented communities with the necessary skills and knowledge to enter entrepreneurship and the workplace. As well as developing and supporting your students. We also take some of the pressure of staff who can utilise those additional free hours doing things that better serve your organisation whilst we deliver our programme. To get us in your establishment, contact us now.
Create Real Change.
Our community engagement programmes are specially designed with learning outcomes that will teach young people from all backgrounds key life principles found in business and the workplace such as:
- Money management, financial literacy and mathematics
- Written literacy skills
- Teamwork and communication
- Critical and creative thinking
- Confidence building
- Pitching and presenting
Participant Learning Outcomes
Our Community Engagement Content
Our build-a-business schools and community engagement programme is comprised of 6 workshop modules delivered each week, on site, by our diverse business team which include:
- Ideas creation & Business branding – participants will work to create a business idea that excites them.
- Business strategy – we’ll work with participants to improve their understanding of business strategy, whilst helping them think critically and creatively.
- Money Management – Participants will be provided with a variety of money and finance based activities to teach key principles of financial management and budgeting.
- Contingency planning – Like in real business, participants will be faced with different challenges they’ll need to navigate around as a team.
- Business Pitching – each participating group will be required to pitch their idea to a panel of industry professionals.
- Completion – All participants who complete our programme will receive our certificate of completion with our pitching panel choosing one overall standout business idea.
As a community organisation were all about giving back! Our build-a-business schools and community engagement enterprise programme is a fun and practical way to engage young people in business. Our programme is specifically designed to provide young people with real life and practical skills. Get in touch, and get involved today!