Women in Business can help to build your future through the Make Money For Yourself Programme

This free 7 week programme is for women who are not currently in employment - supporting you on how to make money by turning your creative ideas into a small business.

If you're interested in starting your own venture or to earn income from your hobbies, this programme will be perfect for you. Through group and individual learning, experienced business owners will take you through mini 'Boss for a day' workshops on every aspect of developing a business idea:

  • Gain the skills to make money
  • Create a business idea
  • Understand marketing & selling
  • Learn how to manage your income
  • Get to grips with the legal side of business
  • Connect with local business owners

There may also be the opportunity to avail of childcare support.

Who is this programme for?
1. This programme aims to support women that are currently not in employment or training/ education.
It is important to note that people may move between different employment circumstances throughout life - everyone's story is unique to them.
You could be:
  • On a career break
  • Rurally isolated
  • Carrying out a valuable caring role
  • Have a Long term illness or disabilities
  • Lacking in confidence due to life circumstances or education
2. This programme is targeted, but not limited, towards women who live in the greater Belfast area or rural areas in Newry, Mourne and Down council area.

3. Essential criteria includes:
  • You must be over 18 years of age
  • You must be a resident of Northern Ireland
  • You must not currently be in employment
Wondering if this programme is for you? Please do not hestitate to get in touch with us: heather@womeninbusinessni.com
Express your interest
Location & dates
Location 1: Newry Enterprise, WIN Business Park | Canal Quay, Newry BT35 6PH

1. Mon 8th April | 10.00am - 1.00pm
2. Mon 15th April | 10.00am - 1.00pm
3. Mon 22nd April | 10.00am - 1.00pm
4. Mon 29th April | 10.00am - 1.00pm
5. Mon 13th May | 10.00am - 1.00pm
6. Mon 20th May | 10.00am - 1.00pm
7. Mon 27th Mary 10.00 am - 1.00pm

Location 2: GEMS | 24 - 31 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast BT2 7DB

1. Thursday 11th April | 10.00am - 1.00pm
2. Thursday 18th April | 10.00am - 1.00pm
3. Thursday 25th April | 10.00am - 1.00pm
4. Thursday 2nd May | 10.00am - 1.00pm
5. Thursday 9th May | 10.00am - 1.00pm
6. Thursday 16th May | 10.00am - 1.00pm
7. Thursday 23rd May | 10.00 am - 1.00pm
Find out more at our Boss for a Day Bootcamp

2024 dates to be confirmed for this one day bootcamp.

Join us to discover your potential to become self employed. You will learn:

  • How to gain the skills of a business owner
  • How to understand the customer
  • How to fill gaps in the market by creating business ideas that solve problems
  • Local success stories from inspirational business owners

The Building Futures Programme supports women who aren't in employment or training gain skills, develop confidence and explore opportunities in their local area for life and work.

This free programme aims to empower you with a new skill set through education, practical training and personal development - allowing you to thrive in your future. Delivered in partnership with Women's Tec and Bolster Community, the programme includes topics on:

  • Essential IT
  • Making money
  • Practical Numeracy
  • Personal Development
  • Mentoring for success
  • DIY and Construction Skills

For all enquiries on the Building Futures Programme, please contact: heather@womeninbusinessni.com