Newry & Mourne Enterprise Agency
WIN Business Park
BT35 6PH

t: 028 3026 7011

Exploring Enterprise

Newry & Mourne Enterprise Agency is the local delivery agent for the Exploring Enterprise3 Programme.
The Exploring Enterprise Programme is aimed at people currently not in employment*, self employment or training who are thinking about starting their own business but are not ready just yet. 
(*or working less than 16 hours a week)

The Programme offers a number of services, all of which are free to participants. These include:

(a) Access to a qualified business mentor / tutor, who will work individually with participants;

(b) A training course, which focuses on issues to assist in the preparation of business enterprise. The course will be split over 3 workshops & 3 modules:


Workshops to include three separate subject areas:

- Confidence Building;

- Generating a Business Idea; and

- Exploring the World of Enterprise. 


Three mandatory CCEA modules

- Understand Enterprise and Enterprising Skills;

- Understand the Personal Qualities and Abilities for Business; and

- Understand the Opportunities and Risks in running a Business.


(c) Guidance with putting together a portfolio, which will show evidence of research and independent work completed by the participant;


(d) Assistance in determining the minimum capital required to start the business and, if applicable, exploring the potential sources of finance that may be available;


(e) On successful completion of the programme, the participant will be awarded a Level I QCF qualification in Understanding Business Enterprise.

To register your interest contact us on 02830267011 e:
Supported by:
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Co-Innovate, a new programme supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body, will help you harness ideas to:


  • Work smarter
  • Equip you for future challenges
  • Add value to your business
  • Help you stand out from the competition
  • Boost your bottom-line


For more details contact: Colin Hanna at Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency - 028302 67011