20 Dec 2023News

NEIC Kickstart

  • Are you thinking of starting a business?

  • Do you to turn your idea into self-employment while earning a qualification from TU Dublin?

  • Are you 18-30 years old and living in the North East Inner City area of Dublin?

If the answer to these three questions is YES you need to apply to Kickstart now!

The NEIC Kickstart Entrepreneurship Programme is a 10 week programme that offers an opportunity for young people aged between 18 -30 years to develop their business idea while also preparing themselves for a career in self-employment.

The programme is designed to bring you through the stages required to develop your enterprise idea.

Going through each stage NEIC Kickstart will provide you with the tools and templates to develop a robust and workable new venture plan.

As well as helping you to develop your new venture plan, the programme will prepare you for a career in self-employment. You will reflect on your competences and skills as an entrepreneur and you will be provided with tools to help you deal with the personal challenges of life as an entrepreneur.

The weekly interactive workshops will feature guest speakers (including successful entrepreneurs and experts). Each workshop will also provide ‘homework’ through a new venture planning simulation software to enable you to develop your new venture plan as you go through the programme

In addition to the workshops you will be provided with expert advice and feedback along the way. This includes access to an experienced mentor who will provide you with crucial advice to help you turn your idea into action!

The closing date for applications is 19 January 2024.