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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: 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)

 

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