OCT 00] ENTERPRISE INSIGHT NEWS
Into Enterprise For Coventry Youth
leaders from the West Midlands are to launch a new initiative to
encourage young people in Coventry to become entrepreneurs.
event at Coventry University’s TechnoCentre on 30 November marks the
start of Enterprise Insight – a campaign to promote wider
understanding of business among teenagers.
70 year 12 students will take part in the event, which is a joint
venture between the Institute of Directors, Confederation of Business
Industry and the British Chambers of Commerce.
aims to create a more enterprising culture in the country by building
greater understanding between young people and business people about
enterprise and being an entrepreneurship.
will be able to voice their views about business today, and their
expectations for the future at the forum.
will then divide into groups led by successful figures in the business
world, and discuss running businesses.
will also be stands exhibiting details about support groups for young
people, so they can see what support is available to them to start
their own business.
Beard, a spokesman for Enterprise Insight in the West Midlands, said:
key messages we want to impress on young people is that enterprise
skills are life skills, that anyone can become an entrepreneur and
that as a society we all profit from enterprise.
the issues we want young people to discuss are what business does
with its profits, what it gives the community and how it treats
customers and employees.
also want young people to consider questions like what makes a good
entrepreneur, how business pays and rewards people, how it treats
the environment and what makes a good business.”