Where young ideas go to grow.
Diploma of Business (BSB50120)
Join a community of like minded individuals and embark on a 12-month journey where your idea is taken from concept to commerce ready. The Venture Project is a 12 month start up incubator that includes practical skills, mentorship and a Diploma of Business. This covers all of the fundamentals to get your business off the ground including:
Managing business resources
Capitalising on marketing opportunities
Developing business & operations plans
Financial planning & budgeting
Harness the power of industry and business experts to help fast-track your development as an entrepreneur. The Venture Project pairs an accredited syllabus with access to a panel of 6 advisors and mentors across law, finance, retail and more.
Enrolment is now open; positions are extremely limited.
Meet Your Mentors
Our Courses Are Supported by Industry Veterans
CEO, Foye Legal
Diana Foye is a leading personal injury lawyer and award-winning businesswoman. This led to the launch of Foye Legal in 2015. Foye Legal provides expert and intuitive legal services to suit each client’s personalised needs. Diana is now harnessing her legal knowledge to support young entrepreneurs with their innovative ideas.
With over 30 years of excelling in the hospitality industry, Monika has earned a reputation for being the best in the business when it comes to creative cuisine. She has catered around the world and built a successful business in Culinarias. Monika has also created direct to consumer brands that are now stocked in major retailers.
Kellie is a specialist at empowering business owners to use storytelling strategies and systems to build their sales funnel, craft brand messaging and create comprehensive content marketing campaigns. With almost 30 years of experience, Kellie is equipped to guide and mentor entrepreneurs with all things marketing.
Sam’s background and experience as a Chartered Accountant allow him to advise clients in complex business matters. This includes such advice as assisting clients in maximising their after-tax income from business and asset sales as well as helping clients with various tax concessions and opportunities.
Brett is a serial entrepreneur with five companies and over 100 staff members. With a passion for empowering business owners, Brett now works a a consultant and coach to help other entrepreneurs develop their systems and processes. Brett believes building and growing a business should be fun rather than stressful.
Director, HR with Ease
Over the course of 13 years, Yvonne has provided opportunities for development to more than a dozen undergraduates and graduates, facilitating invaluable hands-on experience as well as coaching and mentoring them at the start of their careers.
Learn Practical Skills
About Zig Zag Hub
Zig Zag Hub began as a co-working space for startups simply providing desk space in 2016. We saw a rise in young aspiring entrepreneurs with bright ideas wanting to establish connections with other like minded individuals. This fuelled our desire to build a hub and ignite younger people's passions to build their own future.
As a registered training organisation (RTO), we are offering accredited courses in an endeavour to empower continued learning with both practical, theory and mentorship components. Together we'll unlock new possibilities, connect with like minded people and help build tomorrow’s world.
Our philosophy is simple; we believe in the power of the entrepreneur and, we believe there is an entrepreneur in all of us. All of our programs and workshops are designed to support young people and turn uncertainty into opportunity. From design thinking to computer programming and business, Zig Zag Hub has something for everyone.
Zig Zag Hub ran and organised a Year 10 Entrepreneur program for a number of students throughout Term 1. The real benefits for the students was the improved confidence and sense of self when preparing to pitch their ideas. Students really enjoyed the program and learnt a lot. I would highly recommend this program.
Warrawong High School
Who Can Enrol in The Venture Project?We have designed our program to cater to young entrepreneurs aged 17 to 35.
What types of courses do you offer?We offer accredited and short courses for business, entrepreneurship and coding.
Are your courses available online or in-person?We offer both face-to-face and online learning options.
What is the student-to-teacher ratio in your classes?Our class sizes are designed to be small, ensuring personalised attention and interaction with Facilitators.
What support services are available for students with disabilities?As a registered NDIS provider we are committed to driving social change and empowering young people with a disability. We work to make our courses accessible and ensure our staff are educated and qualified to support diverse needs.