North West Enterprise School 201224 March 2012 - 27 March 2012
'The North West Enterprise School provides researchers with business awareness and hands-on involvement with a range of companies, which will significantly promote their employability' Professor Dinah Birch, Pro Vice Chancellor Research and Knowledge Exchange, University of Liverpool
First Workspace: Saturday 24 - Tuesday 27 March at the Preston Marriot
Participants from research intensive institutions in the North of England will collaborate, innovate and engage in personal and career development in this Enterprise focussed four day residential course followed by online project and weekend residential.
- Explore, develop and practice career enhancing skills alongside real entrepreneurs.
- Available to Research Staff and Research Students from all disciplines.
- Designed for future research leaders in all areas of employment
- Places for 32 participants from Northern universities and beyond will join an expert team of tutors, entrepreneur mentors and employers in a highly interactive, challenging environment.
- Extended development through online collaboration and extra two-day residential (May 5-6, 2012) - all for the same price!
‘In an increasingly competitive environment each year the North West Enterprise School helps develop skills and practices that enhance creativity and enterprise so that the alumni have a truly entrepreneurial approach and in whichever public or private sector they move into" Professor Trevor McMillan, PVC Research and Enterprise, Lancaster University
‘The idea of socially responsible industry really effected my thinking ... the enterprise school gave me a great deal to think about in respect to myself as an enterprise...' Mark McGlashan 2011
‘If it wasn't because of the North West Enterprise School in Preston, I might not have pushed myself into it at this stage of my life' Avi Nandwani, having set up his own business after North West Enterprise School 2011
‘I learnt so much over the week away about myself and with regard to the complexities of business start-up and group dynamics' Angela Carradus, NWES 2011
If you want to be a part of this exciting event contact Ann Parratt at:
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- Postgraduate researchers.
Yorkshire and the North East
- North West collaboration
Preston Marriott Hotel
The course is run by Lancaster University and the University of Liverpool. If you are a researchers from these two institutions your place is paid for, however the numbers are limited. If you are a member of another Northern University it may be that you can also gain a free place. You do not have to be funded by a research council to attend this course.