Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013


Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship with more than 7.5 million people expected to participate in events across 130 countries.

The initiative aims to support and develop aspiring entrepreneurs, create new businesses and encourage entrepreneurship as a career path. Manchester has a rich history of producing successful entrepreneurs and we are determined to use our expertise to develop many more over the coming years.

Manchester Enterprise Centre is running a number of events throughout the week for all students at the University.

•    Creative Problem Solving – writing a stand-out Venture Out competition entry 
Monday 18 November, 12-2pm

With the Venture Out deadline fast approaching; this workshop will help you to fully address the three key areas of the application form.

•    Social Enterprise – why should I get involved?
Wednesday 20 November, 4.30-5.30pm

This session looks at social enterprises – what they are, why they are important and how they operate and deliver social value.

•    Ideas Factory with Hamish Lawson: Crowdfunding with Kickstarter 
Thursday 21 November, 4.30-5.30pm

Hamish successfully launched DaDa Underwear via Kickstarter and his presentation will explore the opportunities of crowdfunding using the platform.

•    Student Business – an online Q+A session
Friday 22 November, 12-2pm

Staff from the Centre will be available on Twitter between 12-2pm to discuss all aspects of enterprise and entrepreneurship at the University.

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