Do you want to stand out from the Crowd?
This is the place to find out what works in the real world of business. At the same time it will help you stand out from other university applicants and bolster your CV for future employment.
Place 21 has partnered with the Business Growth Club to deliver a unique programme, designed to give 15 selected students the best possible preparation for the world of work outside of WSC.
The Gold Club is your chance to really stand out from the crowd. You will learn what business owners are taught to grow their businesses, using the same material and experience. As part of the programme, we will match you up with local Business Growth Club employers to not only act as mentors, but provide important work experience too.
In addition to the online interactive programme and employer mentoring scheme, Neil Foley, a highly experienced professional business coach, who has run his own business for over 20 years and is the founder of the Business Growth Club, will come to the college to deliver a series of GOLD Club Masterclasses. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from real a business expert!
We have designed this programme using the same material as Business Growth Club members – we haven’t watered anything down just because you are students, young or inexperienced. That’s because we want you to know what works in business, what owners need to do if they want to grow.
This means you will have knowledge and skills that employers want.
Knowledge other people your age are very unlikely to have.
As part of the Programme, you will set yourself a “GOLD Club Challenge” – something that really makes a difference to the way a business works. Who knows where this will take you! We look forward to hearing about your proposal.
The GOLD Club Programme consists of:
- Employer Mentoring and Work Experience Scheme
- Online learning using video and an online workbook
- Neil Foley Masterclass series
- Gold Club Challenge
The Business Growth Club helps small business owners in Suffolk and Norfolk to grow, using experience gained over a lifetime of sales and running small businesses. No theory – just proven practical advice, from people who’ve been there. Sharing knowledge, business ideas and building a sense of community.
It has worked with over 150 local businesses and you can see what impact this has had on the testimonial page.
Want to know more?
We are running a series of events during Futures week at the end of October which will explain more, or speak to your tutor and why not register your interest, and we will keep you in the loop!
The programme itself is a mixture of online learning using video and an online workbook.
Your workbook will provide a wonderful record of your time on the programme, demonstrating your understanding and commitment too.
We will run 5 workshops to share ideas, help and learn from each other.
STARTS IN JANUARY 2019
THE PROGRAMME STARTS
The programme will start in January 2019 and run through to May.
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST
For now, you need to register your interest with your tutor in the first instance.
ONLY 15 STUDENTS
ONLY 15 STUDENTS
We are only going to select 15 students to join our Gold Club.
You need to be genuinely interested and committed, prepared to work and put some time into getting the best possible result for yourself.