ABOUT YOUNG ENTERPRISE
Young Enterprise is the United Kingdom's largest business and enterprise education charity. Every year we help 250,000 young people learn about business and the world of work in the classroom under the guidance of volunteers from 3,500 companies.
Young Enterprise Mission Statement:
"To inspire and equip young people to learn and succeed through enterprise." Its guiding principle is to do this through 'learning by doing.'
Young Enterprise's flagship Company Programme which enables 30,000 15-19 year olds run their own real companies for a year with help from business mentors. Many of the scheme's alumni have on to outstanding business success.
Each year, 5,000 business volunteers inspire young people aged 4 to 25 years. Our programmes empower the next generation with the confidence, ability and ambition to succeed in a rapidly changing global economy.
With the support of more than 3,500 businesses and over 5,000 schools, colleges, universities and local communities, we are a major force in preparing the next generation to run the British economy.