Made in Bury Business Academy to help new start-ups in Bury


The Made in Bury Business Academy invites people who have started or are considering starting a new business after March 2020 to attend a discovery meeting.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday 21 June at Europa House, Business Lodge, on Barcroft Street from 6-7pm.

The discovery meeting will give start-ups an in-depth look at what is covered by the Made in Bury Business Academy and there will be an opportunity to speak to current and past members of the academy during a question and answer session at the end of the meeting.

Companies interested in the course can take home an application form for the 2022 course from September.

The academy was established in 2016 and offers training and mentoring support through a program consisting of 18 modules.

These modules cover topics such as building a brand, price positioning, sales skills, networking, social media, among others, and are taught during the academic year by business owners. successful and industry experts.

Each year, the Discovery Meeting brings together a range of Bury-based businesses across many industries, including photographers, architects, event planners, digital marketing agencies, bakers, cleaners, estate agents and groomers to name a few, all industries. is invited to come.

Debi and Phil Fellone of Made in Bury Ltd explain why they decided to create the Business Academy.

They said: “Every year thousands of new businesses are started here in the UK and national statistics tell us that six in 10 of these businesses fail.

“The Business Academy was created to help new business owners here in Bury learn and grow, broadening their skills to help future-proof their business.”

The Made in Bury Business Academy is funded by the Made in Bury Weekly £2,000 Draw, a non-profit initiative authorized by the Bury Council.

All proceeds go to help new businesses in the Bury area.

For more information about the business academy or any other Made in Bury event, please contact Phil Fellone on 0161 447 8814 or email [email protected]


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