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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: Inorganic 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.

This course starts in Week 1 in October, then takes place every Wednesday until 11th December 2019.

The provisional course times are: 14.00– 16.30, but has yet to be finalised.

If you wish to apply please email us at training@mpls.ox.ac.uk