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Are you ready to transform your ideas and assess their feasibility in academia or enterprise? Sign up for a transformative journey, attainable through a unique interactive microlearning framework with Creo EdTech platform!

Image of pin stuck in map with words 'new opportunities' next to it

Our "GroWISE Identifying Opportunities" online programme + workshop is designed for researchers in STEM to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset and enhance your ability to find and assess valuable ideas.

Participants will dive into practical tools and frameworks for spotting and qualifying opportunities, and learn how to validate them for desirability, feasibility, and viability.

Book here!

This is the first workshop in a two-part programme, and can be booked stand-alone or as part of the series:

Workshop 1: GroWISE Identifying Opportunities (this workshop)

Workshop 2: GroWISE Ideation Mastery (Tuesday 9 July, click here for info & booking)

In our collaborative partnership with Creo Incubator (see info below) we offer you access to a microlearning platform, which is available after the above workshop session so that you can access the guided self-learning at a time and place that suits you! We join together for this online masterclass workshop that will give you the chance to clarify learning points, interact with others and learn directly from our speaker, Dr Martine Abboud (see below). 

Click here to book your place!


Interactive masterclass workshop: Thursday 27 June. 1230-1400. Online. 

Access to microlearning units and platform: immediately following the live workshop

Learning content:

·         Understand the Difference: Learn to distinguish between ideas and opportunities.

·         Analyse Design Thinking: Apply convergent and divergent thinking to real-world problems.

·         Embrace Lean Methodology: Discover the importance of connecting the dots in validating opportunities.

speaker bios: 

Profile of Martine Abboud

Martine Abboud

Dr Martine Abboud is the founder of Creo Incubator an innovative learning platform that combines microlearning and gamification to deliver unique learning experiences in skills and entrepreneurship, and a former postdoc at the University of Oxford. Aimed at democratising entrepreneurial education, especially for women and underrepresented groups, CREO focuses on practical skills development and emerging technology. With an MBA from Quantic and a PhD from Oxford, Martine has been recognised as a Forbes 30U30 and Lindau-Nobel Laureate Fellowship awardee. Through UGC workshops and corporate training, Martine has helped 2,000+ individuals develop the entrepreneurial skills necessary for success.

Sally Charles

Sally is the divisional lead for Enterprise Training and Events curated for the researcher community within MPLS. She has responsibility for the running and strategic development of a portfolio of programmes and initiatives that support the growth of mindsets and skillsets for Innovation, Impact, Enterprise, and Entrepreneurship.