Company Programme Business Advisor

  • VO60082


Description

Business mentoring for 6th year pupils; the role provides advice to students but allows them to make their own decisions. The students set up and run their own company over the course of one academic year. They elect a Board of Directors from amongst their peers, raise share capital, market and finance a product or service of their own choice. At the end of the year they liquidate their company and present report and accounts.
All our local volunteers are also board members, their combined expertise is then available to all the students, who we encourage to come to board meetings so that they can take advantage of this breadth of experience.

Organisation aims and objectives

To inspire and equip all young people to learn and succeed through enterprise.

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Weekday lunch times (board meetings early evenings). Typically up to 1 hour per week during school term time plus c. 7 board meetings per year.

Restrictions

Experience required: Extensive experience in business, (but could be third or public sector), particularly in finance, marketing, HR, IT, communications etc.
Travel details: Anderson High School, Brae High School.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Training details: Business advisers train by attending meetings with experienced advisers for at least the first year.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

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