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Our Courses

CPD
Short Courses for Entrepreneurs

The courses are taught in one, three or five day blocks, 9.00am to 5.00pm each day.

Levels of courses:
  • Fundamentals: material is introductory and designed to impart basic awareness of the topic. Fundamentals and key issues will be addressed.
  • Intermediate: material is appropriate for all levels, but a general understanding and comprehension of the topic is desirable. Novices and experienced participants alike will benefit, gaining general comprehension and knowledge of the material.
  • Advanced: material is advanced and geared for those with a firm grasp of the subject. Participants should have prior experience to apply this material to existing skills.

Here are our spring and summer term 2014 dates

Course Name Start Date Duration Level  
Pitching Skills
3 Mar 2014 
1-day session
Fundamentals
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Technology Strategy 
17 Mar 2014
5-day block 
Fundamentals
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Utilising Digital & Social Media for Small Businesses
25 Mar 2014
1-day session
Fundamentals
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Financing Entrepreneurs
27 Mar 2014 1-day session
Fundamentals 
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Recruiting & Managing your First Employee
28 Apr 2014
1-day session Fundamentals
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Managing Supply Chains
19 May 2014
1-day session Fundamentals/Intermediate
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Negotiation
21 May 2014
3-day block Fundamentals Book your place
Sales Strategy 29 May 2014
1-day session
Fundamentals/Intermediate
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Entrepreneurial Marketing 3 Jun 2014
3-day block Intermediate Book your place
Personal Branding Masterclass (UCL students only) 17 Jun 2014
1-day session Fundamentals Book your place
Entrepreneurial Finance 18 Jun 2014
5-day block Fundamentals
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Leadership and Management 24 Jun 2014
3-day block
Fundamentals Book your place
Dynamic Leadership Programme 1 Jul 2014
3-day block 
Advanced 
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DIY User Research: Developing User-Driven Products - (UCL Students only) 8 Jul 2014
1-day session Fundamentals Book your place
Digital and Social Media for Small Businesses - (UCL Students only)
14 Jul 2014
1-day session
Fundamentals
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Effective Self-Management (ESM)* 15 Jul 2014 3-day block Fundamentals  
Self-Management, Branding & Decision Making (ESM)* 15 Jul 2014 1-day session Fundamentals Book your place
Being Composed: Difficult people and conflict situations (ESM)*
16 Jul 2014
1-day session
Fundamentals Book your place
Stress and Time Management (ESM)* 17 Jul 2014
1-day session Fundamentals Book your place
Introduction to Business Law
21 Jul 2014
3-day block 
Fundamentals 
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Social Entrepreneurship 28 Jul 2014
3-day block Fundamentals Book your place

*Effective-Self Management (ESM) is a 3-day CPD accredited programme consisting of the following courses:

  • 15 Jul - Self-Management, Branding & Decision Making (ESM)
  • 16 Jul - Being Composed: Difficult people and conflict situations (ESM)
  • 17 Jul - Stress and Time Management (ESM)

Each day can be booked and attended separately as a distinct course but is only CPD accredited if all three days are taken together.


Course Information

Course Fees can be paid in one of two ways

  • Credit Card – completed online via the Eventbrite booking form
  • Invoice – issued after the event (all billing information MUST be provided on the Eventbrite booking form)

Catering is provided for all CPD short courses. If any special dietary requirements are needed please contact us when applying or email advances@ucl.ac.uk.

"I am a seasoned entrepreneur and I am rarely surprised anymore by what I can learn, it is all just incremental. Nevertheless, during this training I could physically feel my mind to open. Like nothing I knew before." – Negotiation

Anonymous, May 2012

Venue details and course timetable will be sent to the registered attendees a week prior to the start of the course.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions before submitting an application as an admin fee applies for cancellation and non-attendance. Details are in the link below:

www.ucl.ac.uk/advances/terms

Course Portfolio

We’re always looking to improve our portfolio of courses each year so if you have a particular entrepreneurial area of interest that you would like to see included, please let us know at advances@ucl.ac.uk.