EnterprisingYou is a government-funded programme that provides skills support for self-employed people in Greater Manchester. It’s managed by a partnership between the Growth Company and PeoplePlus Enterprise.

Get SET is one of the agencies delivering support under the programme. We’ve listed a host of workshops, which have proved very popular amongst entrepreneurs. So much so, in fact, that since the scheme’s launch in the summer of 2020, we’ve now helped over a thousand business owners.

Topics include – amongst many others:

  • Marketing strategy
  • Social Media – individual courses on using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.
  • Video – individual courses on YouTube and TikTok
  • Selling online – individual courses on using Etsy, Amazon and eBay
  • Website development – courses on WordPress, Google Analytics, SEO etc.
  • Marketing communications – courses on PR, direct marketing, content-writing etc.
  • Customer relationship marketing
  • Branding and design
  • Networking and business events
  • Sales skills – individual courses on closing sales and building relationships
  • Online accounting tools
  • Using Microsoft Office tools – Word, Excel etc.
  • Remote working using Zoom / Teams etc.

Eligibility and Cost

The workshops are free for eligible entrepreneurs. To quality, you should be:

  • Aged 18+
  • Self-employed
  • Resident in Greater Manchester
  • Earning less than £27,000 a year

Next Steps

To check eligibility and to see the full list of courses and associated support, please visit the EnterprisingYou website.