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UCL Enterprise Fellowship Programme: part two (advanced)

1:30 pm, 01 May 2019 to 4:30 pm, 12 June 2019

PhD students and early career researchers at an entrepreneurship event

This free programme of workshops for UCL postdocs and academics will help you develop the skills and mind-set needed to successfully engage with businesses or start new enterprises.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff

Organiser

UCL Innovation & Enterprise

Location

UCL BaseKX
103c Camley Street
London
N1C 4PF

Overview

This programme of six afternoon workshops will equip you with skills and knowledge to help you engage with organisations outside of academia for a variety of reasons. This could be to: 

  • make connections to further your research
  • engage in activities that generate impact
  • explore licencing opportunities for your intellectual property (IP)
  • spin out companies based on the findings of your research

Each week you'll explore a different topic which is critical to any entrepreneurial venture. 

You'll also learn how to approach your academic and professional life with an entrepreneurial mind-set, enhancing your ability to create impact when engaging with businesses and other organisations operating outside the academic sphere.

What to expect

Each weekly session is led by an expert in the relevant subject, who will provide practical insight into implementing and managing different elements required to achieve entrepreneurial success.

The six sessions will cover:

  • Building partnerships 
  • Consultancy skills
  • Building and managing effective teams 
  • Marketing PR for startups
  • Bootstrapping – DIY business startup
  • Raising business finance

Who it’s for

This programme is open to postdoctoral researchers and academic staff from any discipline who are curious about entrepreneurship and interested in developing their entrepreneurial skills. You don't need to be an aspiring entrepreneur to attend. You don't need to have any prior business experience or an idea for a new business.

This course builds on the Enterprise Fellowship Programme (part one), but it isn't essential that you've attended part one before attending part two.

Please note this programme is strictly for postdocs and academics and is not open to students.

    Dates and times

    Sessions will take place from 1:30pm to 4:30pm on the following Wednesdays:

    • 1 May 2019
    • 8 May 2019
    • 15 May 2019
    • 29 May 2019
    • 5 June 2019
    • 12 June 2019

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    UCL Innovation & Enterprise reserves the right to make changes to the programme, location and/or speakers without prior notice. Such alterations are occasionally necessary due to circumstances beyond our control.

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