Startup & Career Change Events & Courses

Events, weekends and part-time courses to take your career in a new direction.

Our Courses

The Startup Accelerator

A 10-week part-time course (designed to fit around a full-time job) in which you’ll combine content, action, and community to get your business off the ground.

Next intake: 16th September-22nd November 2017

Early bird applications are now open. Find out more & apply before Mon 31st July to save £400.

The Career Change Accelerator

A 10-week, part-time course (designed to fit around a full- time job) in which you’ll not only learn the smart way to change your career – you’ll actually do it.

Next intake: 30th September-9th December 2017

Early bird applications are now open. Find out more & apply before Mon 31st July to save £400.

Upcoming events:


Doing Business With Big Businesses

Doing Business with Big Businesses is Virgin Startup’s full-day workshop focused on teaching business owners how to win contracts with corporates to get their products stocked in supermarkets and big chains. The day includes a meet the buyer session for all participants. This gives attendees the chance to ask specific questions of buyers from Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Trains, Bidfood, John Lewis and more.

Thurs 27th July, 12:45-7:00pm

Tickets: £75-99

Dentons, London


How To Start A Business On The Side

Have you been sitting on an idea for a while but haven’t had time, money or confidence to start it? This evening workshop will give you tools, tricks and inspiration to set up your businesses whilst remaining in employment.

Tues 1st, 8th & Thurs 10th August, 7-9pm

Tickets: £10-12

Work.Life Clerkenwell, London

How To Design A Career You Love

Join us for this intensive 2-hour workshop to learn how to take control of your career & find ways of doing work that you will love. You will leave this workshop inspired to make change happen, with the beginnings of a plan, a commitment to action and a long list of new ideas.


Tues 1st, 8th & 15th August, 7-9pm

Tickets: £10-15

Work.Life Bermondsey

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