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      April 3, 2019

      Wednesday   8:30 AM

      Southernhay East
      Exeter, Devon EX1 1QF

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      Postgraduate Entrepreneurial Skills Development Programme

      Postgraduate Entrepreneurial Skills Development Programme  All PGR students have an exciting opportunity to attend a fully-funded Entrepreneurial Skills Development Programme. Please note, the sessions content does contain elements which are tailored to EPSRC PGRs. Day 1: Introduction to Entrepreneurial Skills Development Date: Wednesday 3 April 2019 Location: Seymour Suite, Mercure Southgate Hotel, Southernhay East, Exeter, EX1 1QF Time: 8:15-20:00 (workshops start at 9am, optional dinner with key note speaker Peter Melville-Shreeve and further activities from 17:00/17.30-20:00)   Day 2: Entrepreneurial Skills Development Consolidation Date: Thursday 21 May 2019 Location: The Deck, Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RN Time: 10:30-15:30 Event information The Exeter PGR Entrepreneurial Skills Development Programme will support and enable you to explore and engage with your entrepreneurial potential and enhance your career as an innovative researcher. A fast-paced, day-long introduction will introduce you to key tools, techniques and topics such as: Conceptual Models to explore career opportunities Thinking like an entrepreneur Communication, listening and networking skills (inc. how to open a conversation) What IP has been generated and how should you protect it? Attending the second session will help you to consolidate what you have learnt with the other participants, maintain your momentum, plan for the future, and tap into the ongoing entrepreneurial support available from SETsquared. Attendance at both sessions is strongly encouraged to gain the most from the programme This programme aims to build your skills for and knowledge about which career pathways you may like to follow both within and outside of academia, as well as increase your awareness of the markets and areas in which your skills can be applied. Attending can also help to demonstrate the competencies required for becoming a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Physicist in future. Refreshments, lunch and dinner* will be provided. *Dinner will be provided at the first event on 3 April only.  Cornwall-based PGR student are eligible to have their travel costs reimbursed - for more information please contact: Kitty Adhamy-Nichol ( Programme participants have the opportunity to access supporting materials before, during and after the programme on a bespoke Virtual Learning Environment. Please note, the University of Exeter and EPSRC are seeking to expand their opportunities for PGRs to engage with Industry and Entrepreneurial Activities, particularly those aligned with the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. If you have any ideas or opportunities related to this that you would like to engage with, please contact Christine Gifford or Kitty Adhamy-Nichol to explore how we can support you to achieve these. Registration To register please using the 'register now' link on this page. Please contact with any queries Photography A photographer may photograph you at this event. If you do not wish to be photographed, please opt out by contacting: ahead of the event, stating that you do not wish to be on camera.  Unless you opt out, by completing the registration form and attending any part of this event, you consent to the University of Exeter recording your image. Your image may be used online and on websites hosted by the University of Exeter. It may also be used in print or social media produced by the University of Exeter and/or other stakeholders. Data protection and privacy To aid organisation of this event, attendee information may be shared with relevant staff in the University and partner organisations. For example, a list of attendees could be provided to speakers, or catering choices to our caterers. We will store your information securely, so that we can communicate to you about the event (for example, cancellation of event, changes to the itinerary, a satisfaction survey or links to more information). We delete our access to personal information on Eventbrite after 6 months. For more information on Eventbrite’s own privacy policy, please visit this page. More information on the University’s privacy policies can be found here.

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