BETA is an extracurricular Enterprise Programme for University of Plymouth students, local businesses and individuals who aspire to enhance their professional skills and potentially start a new enterprise.
BETA will give you the opportunity to put your entrepreneurial abilities to practice via assigned projects, workshops, talks, mentoring and networking.
BETA has three stages: CREATE – COMMUNICATE – IMPLEMENT with two sessions per stage. See the Programme details below. The whole programme consists of six sessions and a pitch day.
BETA Programme will engage participants in the process of developing a start-up concept and turning it into a viable business entity, however, having a business idea is not pre-requisite of attendance.
If you do not wish to develop a start-up you can still take part, picking and choosing BETA sessions which will contribute to your professional development and CV.
To become a BETA graduate and receive a BETA certificate, a participant has to compete all six sessions. Only the best and most viable start-up ideas will be invited to pitch on the additional (7th) session. The selection of pitching ideas will take place after session five.