Business Bootcamp

FREE Intensive Business Support in a Day

The Business Bootcamp is an intensive full day event, with support, to give you the confidence, skills and tools to help grow your business. It is free for eligible Dudley based businesses.

We ask you to commit to a diagnostic meeting and to attend the bootcamp. Pick a 1:1 business coaching or marketing health-check session prior to the event to help you identify things to develop in the bootcamp.

Request a callback from a business support team member to learn more

When: 22 May 2023. From 9am-5pm.

Where: Business Centre @ Dudley Village Hotel, Castlegate Dr, Dudley DY1 4TB.

Commitment: 1 full day + online diagnostic call + online support 1:1 call.

Cost: Free to eligible businesses in Dudley.

Three parts to the Business Bootcamp



Full day bootcamp

Register for a full day’s business support to grow your firm. Spend a day working ‘on’ your business not just ‘in’ it. Attend Monday 22 May 2023. The day runs from 9-5pm with optional networking from 8am. Held at the Dudley Village Hotel.


Business Diagnostic 1:1

Get a personal meeting online to discuss your business, it’s development, challenges, opportunities, weaknesses and threats. This happens prior to the bootcamp and a compulsory part of the programme.


1:1 Support Session

Pick a business coaching session or marketing healthcheck. The coaching session is a critical friend themed event to consider personal improvements. The marketing healthcheck is a review of your marketing + ideas for improvement.

Places are limited, and tickets are going fast.

Get yourself booked-in now for the bootcamp.

Subject covered in the Business Bootcamp:

  1. Tools to grow your business. Plus, developing an entrepreneurial mindset
  2. Effective prospecting and selling. How to build a referral network and grow inbound leads
  3. Marketing 101. Covering the most powerful basics and tools to get your marketing whizzing
  4. Basic HR and employee information. Know how to attract and manage people for your business
  5. Sources of finance. Where to find cash and how to get funding ready
  6. Giving you tot motivation to move forward.

The Business Bootcamp is part of AIM for GOLD, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), offers up to 15 hours of funded support to eligible SME businesses in the Dudley Borough to help businesses develop and implement their growth plans.

Register for the bootcamp


Please complete the short form below. Once your eligibility has been confirmed our delivery partner will contact you.
If you are unsure, please check your postcode here -

Business Information

The name of your business.
Address where your business principally operates.
Your corporate email address.
Mobile or landline we can reach you on. The business specialist will call you within 48 hours.

Your information will be held on a secure server and we will not contact you unless you give us permission to do so.

By completing and submitting this form you are agreeing to your data being shared with Dudley Council (DC) and the Edale Enterprises Limited (Edale) as delivery partner. You are also agreeing to receive email communications from DC and Edale, although you may unsubscribe at any time. We need to gather some contact information which will be managed according to DC’s Privacy Note. For more details of how Edale process your data, please read their Privacy Policy.