Business Support Delivery


Striding Out provides an innovative  range of personal and professional development programmes for young people, professionals and entrepreneurs. We focus on developing an individual's skills and confidence in their own abilities as well as professional acumen. We encourage interaction and participation by using coaching tools and techniques within the training environment.

Coaching and Training

We can provide the following services to ambitious professionals and entrepreneurs:-

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We deliver Masterclasses and Weekend Retreats on topics to empower and develop entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and social entrepreneurs. Alongside this we deliver specialist workshops in conjunction with our experts - these include Creating and Defining Your Brand, Investment Readiness, Achieve Ultimate Impact (PR and Marketing), Managing Leadership, and Growth and Franchising. We can help deliver some of your training needs and requirements. 

Empowering One to One Coaching Programmes 

dscn0944.jpgCoaching can be applied to performance, leadership and strategic action planning to help an individual progress their goals and ambitions. We can work with clients across the UK and Internationally as we provide the Business Action Programmes via the telephone and email.


Mastermind Group Coaching Programmes

extremenewquay3.jpgGroup Coaching Circles engage the participants in a peer to peer learning, to mobilise encouragement and support amongst a team or group of professionals to brainstorm challenges, ideas, contacts and opportunties.



Track Record  

Striding Out in Liverpool - We have a two and half year contract with Liverpool Vision to deliver Striding Out in Liverpool. Our services include a comprehensive support programme of workshops, coaching, and events to inspire, inform and support young people to start and run their own business. We are working with young people from all backgrounds including education and NEET groups.

Big Leap Competition - Striding Out hosts a Business Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs and delivers One to One and Group Coaching as part of the Entrepreneurship Skills Competition for World Skills UK. We have partnered with the British Library Business and IP Centre and following Local Authorities -
London - Ealing , Croydon, Bexley , Hillingdon , Hammersmith and Fulham , and Islington and Camden.
Manchester - Oldham , Tameside , Rochdale , and Bury . Over the course of the year, ten budding entrepreneurs, are provided with a programme of interactive training sessions and one to one coaching to develop the ultimate business plan, to secure start up investment.

Target on Community Enterprise - Striding Out has been working in with Islington Council consecutively during 2006, 2007 and 2008 to deliver a package of support to social entrepreneurs in the London Borough of Islington area. Striding Out has been responsible for delivering workshops and one to one coaching to participants on the course.

NESTA - Striding Out has provided one to one coaching services to participants on NESTA's Creative Pioneer Programme . NESTA has also partnered with Striding Out to host networking events.

Big Green Challenge - NESTA and UnLtd - Striding Out provided a project planning workshop and business advisory to short-listed candidates applying for the Big Green Challenge Fund.

Enviro-Entrepreneurs School- Striding Out is working with London Remade and QED Consulting during 2007 to deliver a package of support to budding entrepreneurs working in the social and environmental industries. Striding Out is responsible for delivering workshops on social entrepreneurship, and providing one to one business coaching to participants on the School.

National Social Enterprise Day 2006 - Striding Out  delivered a Masterclass on Social and Ethical Entrepreneurship, supported by Social Enterprise London , London Remade , Big Boost, London Business School and Natwest/Royal Bank of Scotland 

University Talent - Striding Out has been working in partnership with West Focus , a consortium of seven Univerisities across South West London, to help engage social enterprises and small businesses in recruiting student talent. Striding Out was contracted to deliver their service in the business community, actively promoting and connecting businesses to the student workforce.