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Young Entrepreneur

A course to develop entrepreneurial thinking and key business skills

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Young Entrepreneur

Part of our new Global Career Skills range, and taught out of our London and Eastbourne schools, this is a course designed for the most business-minded students.

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Minimum Age 16

Intermediate to Advanced

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Delivered over two weeks, the Young Entrepreneur programme combines 30 hours of business-focused tuition, including an entrepreneurial project, with 30 hours of Work Experience or General English. The course aims to give students a better understanding of what it takes to run a successful enterprise while improving their English language skills and becoming familiar with the culture of British business.

Key issues, including branding, marketing and advertising are explored in a carefully designed programme. During the length of the course, students' new-found knowledge will be put into practice by executing an entrepreneurial project that will help them explore the challenges behind creating and running a business.

This course is available to closed groups only.

We also have a number of measures in place to make sure our students are safe and happy during their time with us. For those under 18 we also provide further care and support, please visit our Care and Support page for more information.

Course details

  • Key Skills and Topics
  • What's Included?
  • Fast Facts
  • Optional Extras

Key Skills and Topics

Developing rounded business skills

Specific business activities
Setting out recognised tasks common to many professional lives, such as preparing and giving a presentation 
or writing a business plan.

Interpersonal situations
Developing behaviour appropriate for a good professional life, including the ability to work in a team, brainstorm and influence others.

Creative thinking and problem solving
Understanding what a lateral approach to problem solving is by examining the creative solutions often used in the business environment.

Business vocabulary
Learning how to apply a distinct set of business-related terms through the delivery of a business project.


List of topics
What makes a successful business?
Becoming an entrepreneur
Creating a killer product
Company profiles, slogans and logos
Building a brand
Conducting digital marketing
Executing an advertising campaign
Problem solving

Entrepreneurial project
Presentations and discussion


What's Included?

What's Included?

All Twin's Global Career Skills pogrammes include:

  • Certificate of achievement - awarded upon completion of the course
  • Personalised assessment - progress report giving an assessment of your progress in all of the main study areas
  • Access to Twin e-Learning - our very own virtual learning environment. Access available from the time of booking until three months after completion of the course
  • Twin social programme - a variety of events, activities and outings every week, many of which are free

Fast Facts

Young Entrepreneur

English Level Intermediate - Advanced
Age 16+
Maximum class size 15
Start date Weekly starts

1 week Tuition: Mon-Fri - 09:00 - 17:00 plus

1 week General English


1 week Work Experience (EEA students only)

Mon-Fri - 09:00 - 17:00

Course Location English Centre Eastbourne
English Centre London
Optional Extras UK Excursions
Non-teaching days

UK Closing days 2021:

  • January 1st
  • 2nd, 5th April - Easter break
  • 3rd, 31st May
  • 30th August
  • 27th December - 6 January 2022 -Christmas/New Year's break


Deposit, fees and payment

Full fees are due 28 days before the start of the course. If a student books a course less than 28 days before the start of the course full fees are payable immediately.

Direct students required to apply for visa before travelling must pay £250 non-refundable deposit in order to receive the visa letter. All other direct students must always pay in full at the time of booking.

Documents can may be sent by courier at the request of the student or agent. TTI will charge for this service.


After 14 days:

Cancellations must be made in writing and confirmed by TTI at least 14 days before the start of the course. Tuition fees will be refunded minus a £100 cancellation fee.

Less than 14 days:

Fees will be refunded minus one week's tuition fees and any airport transfer charges.

Cancellation after arrival:

Once you have started your course tuition fees are non-refundable.


Refunds may take up to 28 days to process to process.

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Optional Extras

  • Excursions and attractions (available only for group bookings)

Students can make the most of their overseas experience by exploring some of Britain's fascinating heritage and culture. We offer multiple excursions to different areas of the UK, with some of our most popular being London, Dover, Brighton, Cambridge and Oxford. We can also arrange group admissions to some of the country's most loved attractions, including The London Eye, Madame Tussauds, King's College Cambridge and more. For more information, please contact your market manager.

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