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UCL shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award

UCL has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.

The Award, which is sponsored by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, seeks to recognise an institution which has developed an unparalleled environment for fostering enterprise throughout its staff and students and delivered significant impact in its local community, across the UK and overseas.

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GCEC Conference 2014: Entrepreneurship Everywhere

Start: Oct 2, 2014 12:00:00 PM
End: Oct 4, 2014 2:00:00 PM

GCEC
GCEC Conference 2014 is the premium conference for Centre Directors and stakeholders working within the ever-expanding entrepreneurship ecosystem. This interactive and solutions focused 3 day conference will support Centre Directors and stakeholders in developing their own centres through sharing knowledge, ideas and best practice across the sector and around the globe.

Leadership and Management

Start: Oct 8, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Oct 8, 2014 5:00:00 PM

CPD
3-day CPD Accredited Leadership and Management Training for Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs, UCL Staff, Alumni and Post-graduate Students.

Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series - Demis Hassabis and Shane Legg, Deepmind

Start: Oct 9, 2014 5:15:00 PM

deepmind
What’s life like as an entrepreneur? Find out about the highs and lows of the entrepreneurial journey from our inspirational guest speakers, all leading figures in entrepreneurship and investment.

Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series - Phil Pinnel, Scratch.

Start: Oct 16, 2014 5:15:00 PM

Scratch
What’s life like as an entrepreneur? Find out about the highs and lows of the entrepreneurial journey from our inspirational guest speakers, all leading figures in entrepreneurship and investment.

How to Grow Your Business in Europe Workshop

Start: Oct 21, 2014 10:00:00 AM
End: Oct 21, 2014 1:00:00 PM

EEN
Are you looking to take your business international, have a great product or service or looking for new suppliers but have limited resources to do so?

How to Engage with Business

Start: Oct 22, 2014 2:00:00 PM
End: Oct 22, 2014 4:30:00 PM

Hand shake
The 'How to engage with Businesses' workshop is one of a three part mini-course, Communicating Science to Business, which helps to prepare academics looking to maximise the benefits of presenting their academic research to business audiences.

Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series - Ian Coll, Mamuśka

Start: Oct 23, 2014 5:15:00 PM

Mamuska
What’s life like as an entrepreneur? Find out about the highs and lows of the entrepreneurial journey from our inspirational guest speakers, all leading figures in entrepreneurship and investment.

Financing Entrepreneurs

Start: Oct 29, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Oct 29, 2014 12:30:00 PM

CPD
From Idea to Investment- Everything you need to know on how to raise investment for your business in the London market. The course is delivered by John Spindler (CEO, Capital Enterprise).

International comparisons for measuring the impact of enterprise and entrepreneurship education

Start: Oct 29, 2014 10:30:00 AM
End: Oct 29, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Enterprise Educators, UCL
What can we learn from international examples of best practice for impactful enterprise / entrepreneurship education? Targeted policies, schemes, initiatives, projects and programmes in enterprise and entrepreneurship education have existed for many decades now but we are only beginning to evaluate, compare and learn lessons from interventions in a comprehensive way. This is difficult to capture on a national level let alone internationally.

Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series - Jack P. Huang, Truly: luxury gift experiences

Start: Oct 30, 2014 5:15:00 PM

Truly
What’s life like as an entrepreneur? Find out about the highs and lows of the entrepreneurial journey from our inspirational guest speakers, all leading figures in entrepreneurship and investment.

Enterprise Bootcamp: 3-5 November 2014

Start: Nov 3, 2014 9:15:00 AM
End: Nov 5, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Students with Boot Camp certificates
How often do you get a chance to attend a three day course run by finance, innovation and business specialists and . . . all for FREE!?

How to Grow Your Business in Europe Workshop

Start: Nov 5, 2014 2:00:00 PM
End: Nov 5, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Enterprise Europe Network
Are you looking to take your business international, have a great product or service or looking for new suppliers but have limited resources to do so?

Pitching Skills

Start: Nov 11, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 11, 2014 5:00:00 PM

CPD
This intensive course is a great opportunity to learn how to plan, structure and deliver an effective pitch - a key skill in almost any business.

How To Become A More Confident And Effective Networker

Start: Nov 12, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Nov 12, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Networking
The 'How To Become A More Confident And Effective Networker' workshop is one of a a three part mini-course, Communicating Science to Business, that helps to prepare academics looking to maximise the benefits of presenting their academic research to business audiences.

Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series - Michael Willmot, Knodium

Start: Nov 13, 2014 5:15:00 PM

Knodium
What’s life like as an entrepreneur? Find out about the highs and lows of the entrepreneurial journey from our inspirational guest speakers, all leading figures in entrepreneurship and investment.

Entrepreneurial Marketing

Start: Nov 18, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 20, 2014 5:00:00 PM

CPD
3-day CPD Accredited Entrepreneurial Marketing Training for Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs, UCL Staff, Alumni and Post-graduate Students

Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series - Kelsey Ramsden, kelseyramsden.com

Start: Nov 20, 2014 5:15:00 PM

Kelsey Ramsden
What’s life like as an entrepreneur? Find out about the highs and lows of the entrepreneurial journey from our inspirational guest speakers, all leading figures in entrepreneurship and investment.

Recruiting & Managing your First Employee

Start: Nov 21, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 21, 2014 5:00:00 PM

CPD
Recruiting and managing your first employee can be an extremely tricky practice to get right for an entrepreneur or small business. And the implications of getting it wrong can be very costly.

Presenting to Business

Start: Nov 26, 2014 12:30:00 PM
End: Nov 26, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Man giving presentation
The Presenting to Business workshop is one of a three part mini-course, Communicating Science to Business, which helps to prepare academics looking to maximise the benefits of presenting their academic research to business audiences.

Negotiation Training Course

Start: Nov 26, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Nov 28, 2014 4:00:00 PM

CPD
3-day CPD Accredited Negotiation Training for Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs, UCL Staff, Alumni and Post-graduate Students.

Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series - David Raskino, Microsoft

Start: Nov 27, 2014 5:15:00 PM

Microsoft
What’s life like as an entrepreneur? Find out about the highs and lows of the entrepreneurial journey from our inspirational guest speakers, all leading figures in entrepreneurship and investment.

Sales Strategy

Start: Dec 2, 2014 9:30:00 AM
End: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

CPD
This course is designed to introduce participants to some key models and toolkits that they can apply to their business in order to create an effective sales strategy. Having a strategic approach to your sales is vital in order to capitalise on the work of you and your salesforce, to improve your margins and to enhance customer satisfaction.

Social Entrepreneurship Training Course

Start: Dec 8, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Dec 10, 2014 4:30:00 PM

CPD
This series of workshops positions social enterprise within the social, entrepreneurial and political context in the UK and other countries. Participants will get a clear and practical approach to starting, managing and growing social enterprises.

How to Grow Your Business in Europe Workshop

Start: Dec 8, 2014 2:00:00 PM
End: Dec 8, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Enterprise Europe Network
Are you looking to take your business international, have a great product or service or looking for new suppliers but have limited resources to do so?

Enterprise Bootcamp: 18-20 February 2015

Start: Feb 18, 2015 9:15:00 AM
End: Feb 20, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Students with Boot Camp certificates
How often do you get a chance to attend a three day course run by finance, innovation and business specialists and . . . all for FREE!?