During CO.STARTERS@AUT you develop and fine-tune your ideas, critically examine every part of your business idea and determine the next steps, all through real-time feedback from people in the community.
The programme cost includes course materials, weekly sessions with a facilitator and guest speakers, and access to community events, networking opportunities and small business resources.
CO.STARTERS is free for students subject to getting a fully-paid scholarship. (There is a material / admin cost of $200 if you do not complete the programme.)
If you are AUT alumni, you can apply for a scholarship discount ($499 instead of $699). Contact us for details.
Trading businesses may be eligible for a capability voucher towards CO.STARTERS under the NZTE training scheme.
AUT staff may be able to make it part of your professional development allowance. Contact us for details.
Each cohort will meet one evening a week for 9 weeks. Each weekly session is 3 hours.
Tentative cohort starting dates are:
AUT City Campus
55 Wellesley St
The CO.STARTERS Canvas helps you understand, test and refine your business ideas.