Success in a start-up business is significantly enhanced with an understanding of key entrepreneurial characteristics and competencies. This weekly, term-long course provides potential science/engineering entrepreneurs with the knowledge to help succeed in an entrepreneurial opportunity.
Venue: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Lecture Theatre, South Parks Road
Topics covered include: how creativity, opportunity and feasibility are best evaluated; business strategies for new businesses; achieving success in a new business; financial aspects.
At the end of the course students will have skills and confidence to evaluate starting a science-based business, in addition to becoming more enterprising in how they approach their roles should they decide to work in start-up organisations. The course will consist of lectures accompanied by practical casework and readings.
- Lectures are on Thursdays 14:00 – 16:30 on the following dates:
- 17 October (1st Week)
- 24 October
- 31 October
- 7 November
- 14 November
- 21 November
- 12 December
(NO class on 28 Nov and 5 Dec)