Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur
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- Duration: 2 hours, spread over 2 days
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Presented by: Dr Helal Ahmed, Imperial College Graduate School
Having enterprising skills and entrepreneurial attributes will help you succeed in your career, whether you are starting your own business, or working in academia or industry. This online masterclass will explore what these are; how they link with being an entrepreneur; how well they describe you; and how you can develop them. You’ll have the opportunity to hear from a successful student entrepreneur who will share his journey to becoming an entrepreneur and how he had to overcome challenges.
Guest speakers include start‐up founders, investors, mentors and innovators.
Delivered via Microsoft Teams over two days with 1.5 hours live class per day to include interactive exercises, quizzes, videos, group discussion and guest speakers.
Upon completion of this masterclass, participants will receive a digital certificate from Imperial College London.
Topics covered include:
• Key enterprising skills and entrepreneurial attributes
• Barriers to developing enterprising skills and entrepreneurial attributes and how to overcome them
• Entrepreneurial journey to starting a business
Benefits of attending?
On completion of this module, participants will be able to:
- Identify key skills and attributes required to become an enterprising and entrepreneurial person
- Analyse barriers to developing enterprising skills and entrepreneurial attributes and how they can be overcome
- Identify your key competencies linked to superior performers
- Identify opportunities to develop your enterprising skills and entrepreneurial attributes
- Analyse and evaluate your own enterprising skills and entrepreneurial attributes using a SWOT analysis
- Describe the phases of an entrepreneurial journey
Who should attend?
This masterclass is designed for all students and professionals interested in learning about innovation, entrepreneurial thinking, developing business ideas, working in SMEs, exploring new ventures within big companies, commercialising research.