If you have an idea for a new venture but need help getting it into shape we can provide the expert advice you need to get started.
During this 4 day programme you will learn the practical aspects of starting a business such as finance, marketing, business planning, networking and sales. Sessions will be led by business experts and professional advisors (such as solicitors and accountants) who will also be on hand to offer 1:1 advice. Guest entrepreneurs will also be invited to share their stories and tips for success.
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About Startup Weekend:
Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.
Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations.
Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurials. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Continue reading “Sheffield Startup Weekend” »
PGR Enterprise Workshop – Q & A
What is it?
This is a two and a half day non-residential workshop aimed at developing postgraduate and early career researchers’ personal and professional skills. It combines a workshop led approach with facilitated sessions to improve researchers’ ability to utilise and recognise their skills. With an enterprise focus, it challenges participants to be creative and work quickly and effectively in teams to deliver an idea to a panel of experts.
Who can take part?
This event is open to all post graduate researchers and early career researchers at The University of Sheffield. Continue reading “PGR Enterprise Workshop” »
Exploring Entrepreneurship at the Heart of the European Economy.
Co-organised by the Higher School of Economics (Russia), University of Twente (Holland), Technische Universitat Berlin (Germany), University of Sheffield (UK) and CITY College-International Faculty of the University of Sheffield (Greece). The Summer School offers participants the opportunity to develop awareness and critical understanding of the impact of economic context for entrepreneurial theory and practice. As well as drawing on relevant academic literature, the programme will explore a range of practical approaches to entrepreneurship. Continue reading “European Entrepreneurship Summer School” »