Team Timeline

August

  • Attend the Team meeting on the 8th
  • Check the Lothian website for reference material.
  • Start the organisation of the Training Day which will be held on Saturday 6th October and held at RBS Gogarburn.
  • Issue all documentation to Achievers, Business Adviser and Link Teachers for Training Day on 6th
  • Review new companies registering for the 2018-2019 Company Programme.
  • Use Social Media (Twitter & Facebook) and the Lothian website for issue of information relating to this year’s Company Programme.  

September

  • Attend the Team meeting on the 12th September (if required).
  • Check with your allocated schools (Link Teachers and Business Advisers that the registration fee has been paid by the Companies.
  • Review new companies registering for the 2018-2019 Company Programme.
  • Organise judges for the Christmas Market.
  • Issue the Christmas Market checklist so that tasks can be allocated to team members for action.
  • Use Social Media (Twitter & Facebook) and the Lothian website for issue of information relating to this year’s Company Programme.

October

  • To attend and participate in the Lothian Young Enterprise training day – Saturday 6th October 9.30am – 3.00pm.
  • Attend the Team meeting on the 10th October (if required).
  • The Christmas Market – the first (and main) opportunity for the Achievers to showcase their products is coming up fast.
  • Start to advertise the Christmas Market (Saturday 1st December).
  • Confirm judges for the Christmas Market.
  • Review the entries for the Christmas Market poster competition and inform the winning company that their poster has been chosen.
  • Use Social Media (Twitter & Facebook) and the Lothian website for issue of information relating to this year’s Company Programme.

November

  • Advertise the Christmas Market using the winning Christmas Market poster.
  • Attend the Team meeting on the 14th November.
  • Check the registration of the Young Enterprise companies for the Lothian Area Christmas Market. 
  • Check the Lothian website for all the relevant documentation for the Christmas Market.
  • Use Social Media (Twitter & Facebook) and the Lothian website for issue of information relating to this year’s Company Programme.
  • Assist Sarah and Peter with their availability on Saturday 1st December and be allocated tasks for on the day. 

December

  • The Lothian Area Christmas Market has arrived!
  • Saturday 1st December 9.00 – 3.00pm – Central Halls, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9BP.
  • Attend the Team meeting on the 12th December (if required).
  • Review the feedback from Christmas Market.
  • Plan the training event in January.
  • Send out details of dates for Awards Evening entry forms, 2 minute video, Interview dates etc. 
  • Use Social Media (Twitter & Facebook) and the Lothian website for issue of information relating to this year’s Company Programme.

January

  • It’s time to prepare for the final stages of the competition.
  • Attend the Lothian Young Enterprise training 14th January – Company Report, Interview and Presentation. Help with the organisation of the event.
  • Attend the Team meeting on the 16th January (if required).
  • Check for the receipt of Awards Evening entry forms.
  • Check for receipt of the 2 minute videos for Young Enterprise teams. Chase the Young Enterprise teams if video not received by closing date and time.
  • Use Social Media (Twitter & Facebook) and the Lothian website for issue of information relating to this year’s Company Programme.

February

  • Chase the Young Enterprise teams if video not received by closing date and time.
  • Check with allocated schools whether the Young Enterprise team are going to take the Strathclyde Business School Exam – NB : not compulsory.
  • Start the organisation of the Awards Evening – 28th
  • Allocation of team members to assist with the running of the Awards Evening.
  • Use Social Media (Twitter & Facebook) and the Lothian website for issue of information relating to this year’s Company Programme.

March

  • Issue the PDF format Company reports to all the judges along with the 2 minute videos for the individual Director prizes.
  • Organise the Interview evenings for all the teams wishing to enter the Awards Evening.
  • The end of year Awards Event will be held on Tuesday 28th.
  • Use Social Media (Twitter & Facebook) and the Lothian website for issue of information relating to this year’s Company Programme.

April – May

  • Check to make sure that each Young Enterprise has wound up their company, sold off the excess stock, completed end of year accounts and paid the Young Enterprise Wind Up fee.
  • Use Social Media (Twitter & Facebook) and the Lothian website for issue of information relating to this year’s Company Programme.

Success!

And now that you have done all of that – Congratulations! You have now successfully finished the Young Enterprise Scotland Company Programme. Now we start the programming for next year’s programme.