Are you a member of the Armed Forces Community? Interested in becoming your own boss? Supporting the Unsung Hero is a dedicated FREE programme of support to help.

So whether you are a spouse, partner, child, veteran or reservist then you are eligible to join this amazing community of entrepreneurs.

Achieve your ambition of starting your own business and have the confidence, knowledge and resources to do so.

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STAGE ONE

Introduction To Starting your own Business- Business Snapshot Webinar.

Want to know a what running a business is all about then join us for our FREE monthly online webinars. 1.5 hrs

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STAGE TWO

COVID-19 Update: Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 we have made the decision to move all our course online until 2021, all the same great content just in the front of you own home. Dates below.

Supporting the Unsung Hero

The 10 month Business Start-Up Programme consists of a 4 Day Business Start-Up Course.

The course will be delivered by an experienced business consultants from the Black Country Chamber of Commerce.

The course has been split down into 2 x two day courses over two months and will give you the knowledge required to start a business.

A summary of areas covered:

  • Business Planning
  • Market Research
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Sale + Networking Skills
  • and much more


STAGE THREE


After the 4 days you will have individual sessions with a experiences business adviser. The mentoring sessions have been designed to support you through the process of starting and maintaining a business.


To register your interest in our courses or to have a chat about the programme please drop us an email suh@wlv.ac.uk


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https://www.facebook.com/supportingtheunsunghero/

Course Dates

CohortLocationDay 1 & 2 Day 3 & 4Mentoring Programme*
53Online

7th & 8th September 2020

10th & 11th September 2020

October 2020

51

Brize Norton

25 & 26th August 2020 23rd & 24th September October 2020
52

RAF Leeming ONLINE

21st &22nd October 2020

25th & 26th November 2020

December 2020

54

Cyprus Online (tailored for trading on SBA and Cyprus)

12th & 13th October

15th & 16th October

November 2020

55

ONLINE

4th & 5th November 2020

9th & 10th December 2020 January 2021
56

Online

13th & 14th January 2021

3rd & 4th February 2021 March 2021

Get in touch

For further details, please contact info@chambermilitarynetwork.co.uk.

Phone: 0330 024 0820

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/supportingtheunsunghero/

Case Studies

Jen Ives, owner of Grippy Leads

Jen Ives has successfully grown her multi-award winning business Grippy Leads which creates innovative, looped dog leads and collars, with help from the Supporting the Unsung Hero programme. Jen has grown her business around her busy family and military postings, achieving the ‘Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Winner’ and Winner of the BBC1’s The Customer is Always Right! "Supporting the Unsung Hero has given me all the tools and knowledge I needed to start-up my business. The programme’s experienced mentors have helped me to develop a really in-depth commercial understanding that was essential to growing my business. Importantly, it has given me the opportunity to meet other like-minded people and provided me with an invaluable support network." Jen Ives, Grippy Leads