UCL has been hailed as a “shining example” for supporting student entrepreneurs by the Guardian in an article about whether universities are doing enough to help students start new businesses.
Consulting Skills - Career Development Training for UCL PhD Researchers
Publication date: Jun 27, 2014 10:50 AM
Start: Jul 14, 2014 09:00 AM
intensive course, run in partnership with UCL Advances and the UCL
Graduate School, is fully-funded and represents a unique opportunity for
a UCL PhD Researcher to begin to sketch out their career roadmap and
develop a set of transferable business-related skills
The importance of building enterprise and transferable
skills early into Researcher’s careers never been greater and this
course will encourage participants to take their own development to the
next level. 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.
Work in teams of Researchers to create a strategic approach
to solving a real business dilemma. Visit the business’ premises,
gather context and background and construct a plan of action that will
come together as the week progresses.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1st May 2014
Please note, to be considered you need the support of your academic supervisor.