Throughout these five stages, community members build the skills, knowledge, networks and confidence to launch and sustain viable businesses.
During the discover stage ELP showcases the many possibilities that can be generated through enterprise, enabling individuals to deepen their understanding of enterprise as a pathway to economic empowerment.
During the dreaming stage spaces are created to reflect on individual and community aspirations, and to explore how enterprise can be a vehicle to achieve these.
The explore stage focuses on understanding and testing enterprise feasibility and involves hands-on experimentation and market research.
The develop stage involves the formalisation of a business entity, the establishment of relevant business administration systems and the creation of a revenue model to ensure sustainability.
The grow stage supports the business to identify opportunities for expanding the business.