Thursday, October 27, 2011

Scottish Institute for Enterprise Workshops

On Wednesday 9th November 2011, Scottish Institute for Enterprise are running an Enterprise Day for all University students in Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

PROGRAMME - WEDNESDAY 9TH NOVEMBER 2011, GILBERT SCOTT BUILDING, GLASGOW UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, 2PM - 5.30PM

“Sparking your idea” – 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Eileen Scott, Enterprise Support Executive, The University of Glasgow
A dynamic session on how ideas are generated and future trends spotted.

“Taking a Technology Product to Market” - 2.00pm -3.00pm
Brian Williamson, Director, Jumpstart UK
A very practical session based around real life case studies highlighting what is involved in developing and taking a technology product to market.

“Developing an on-line presence” – 3.00pm -4.00pm
Mark Evans, Group Managing Director, Kommando
This SIE Masterclass offers a practical look at how you build a consistent online presence with a good website.

“What makes a good idea a good business idea?” – 3.15pm -4.15pm
Liz Walsh, SIE Regional Business Advisor (Glasgow and West).
This session will show you what you need to do next as you begin to think about commercialising your bright idea.

“Speeding to market” - 4.30pm -5.30pm
Karine Burns – Business Development Manager, Innovation Centres, Scotland
This Masterclass will cover all the practical steps you need to take to get your product or service to market.

“The Practicalities of Setting up a New Venture – 4.30 pm -5.30pm
Paula Skinner and Rachel Thomson, Harper Macleod LLP
This session will guide you through the steps involved in setting up a new venture, the options available to you and the legal responsibilities you need to comply with.

If you would like to attend, please visit www.sie.ac.uk and register your interest.