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Short Courses for Entrepreneurs

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training for Entrepreneurs, aimed at UCL members and directors/managers of SME’s needing extra training in specific areas.

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LBS Electives

London Business School

Applications are invited from UCL faculty, staff, PhD and EngD students for places on electives at London Business School. These electives offer members of UCL the opportunity to acquire or enhance business-related skills while working alongside MBA students at the School.

Find out more about LBS Electives

London Entrepreneurs' Challenge


The London Entrepreneurs’ Challenge is a workshop programme and business plan competition that aims to show participants the process of starting a business by helping them do it for themselves.

Find out more about the E-Challenge

Skills Development Programme

Skills Development Programme

The Graduate School's Skills Development Programme is open to all graduate research students at UCL. The purpose of the programme is to give you the opportunity to expand your generic research skills and personal transferable skills.

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Career Development Training for UCL PhD Researchers

Consulting Skills
Participants will learn about the consultancy cycle from UCLC, work in teams to solve real business problems and undertake key-skills sessions from a select group of experienced trainers.

Leadership Skills
The course will take a select group of PhD Researchers through the theories and models of leadership and challenge them to critically discuss what makes a good leader in a diversity of roles.

Communicating Science to Business


Communicating Science to Business is a three part mini-course that helps to prepare academics looking to maximise the benefits of presenting their academic research to business audiences. It covers the following elements:

Entrepreneurship Guest Lectures

Guest Lecture Series

A series of guest lectures from leading entrepreneurs and investors.

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Researcher Training News


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Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series: Tim Richards
Tim Richards came to the first entrepreneurship guest lecture of a fresh academic year on a high: he had just concluded a deal to expand Vue Entertainment, the chain he’s been at the helm of as CEO for over a decade, into Poland, Latvia and Lithuania, and was still toasting successfully selling the company to a Canadian pension fund to the tune of a cool £1 billion. More...

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Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series: Reece Howe

Reece Howe studied Astrophysics at UCL. Straight after graduating in 2002, he became an accountant at Deloitte and then joined Innocent. More...

Researcher training events

Recruiting & Managing your First Employee

This workshop will help you and your company with the recruitment and management of your first employees.  More...

Starts: Apr 28, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Managing Supply Chains

Effectively managing supply chains is a critical process for any business in terms of operational efficiency and can be applied to customer satisfaction and company success -  maximising margins and delivering quality products. More...

Starts: May 19, 2014 9:30:00 AM