Women in Business

Registration for the next Women in Business programme is now closed due to high demand.
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  • Are you ready to take your business to the next level, but unsure where to start?

  • Do you often struggle with self-doubt and imposter syndrome?

  • Could you benefit from a supportive network of like-minded women who can inspire, challenge and support you as you reach your business goals?

If you answered YES to the above, then you don't want to miss our latest programme...


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The Women in Business programme is a fully-funded, 5-week programme designed to equip Edinburgh business owners with the tools and confidence to grow your business.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop a clear vision and strategy for business growth
  • Identify and overcome the common challenges and barriers faced by women entrepreneurs
  • Build a strong network of peers, mentors and supporters who can help you along the way

The Women in Business Programme is delivered by Elevator on behalf of Business Gateway Edinburgh & Lothians and The City of Edinburgh Council.


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This programme is designed for Women in Business who have:

  • An existing business based in Edinburgh City
  • The ambition to grow your business/organisation to the next level - whatever that might look like
  • A desire to overcome common challenges and barriers
  • The commitment to invest time in yourself and your business, to learn, grow and build supportive connections along the way 


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Throughout the duration of this programme, we will provide you with practical, accessible tools and techniques to fast-track your business growth, build your local network and provide peer support from other women in business.

We will also provide you with: 

  • Industry leading training
  • Inspiring speakers 
  • Access to expert advice and mentorship
  • A safe, supportive collaborative environment 
  • The confidence to achieve your goals 


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The programme will consist of 5 sessions, a day per week and will take place at Edinburgh College, Sighthill Campus. Each session will run from 10am – 2.30pm (lunch included) on the following dates:

  • Thursday 22 Aug – General team building and personal values
  • Thursday 29 Aug  - Confidence and dealing with imposter syndrome
  • Thursday 5 Sep – Purpose and vision
  • Thursday 12 Sep -   One page plan and time management
  • Thursday 19 Sep – Mastermind session / founders’ request session

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Registration for the next Women in Business programme is now closed due to high demand.

Should you wish to discuss this programme in more detail, please email Cat Ward cat@elevatoruk.com for further information.


For more information on Business Gateway's services and programmes across Scotland, please see their website: www.bgateway.com

Women In Business