The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship undertakes a variety of knowledge exchange activities with audiences such as policy-makers and entrepreneurs at local, national and international levels.
There are a number of ways to get involved in the work of the Hunter Centre, please see below for further details.
If you have a general enquiry about working with the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneruship, we welcome informal enquiries by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship is currently looking for companies in the Glasgow area to participate in our Honours Year course: Venture Management in Practice. The Venture Management in practice Course provides final year Business Enterprise students with the chance to explore what it is really like managing an entrepreneur-managed business – and to explore the issues that affect business success. This happens through a “feel, taste and touch” oriented process where individual students work for businesses on a specific and focussed business development and growth oriented project.
Benefits to the Host Company:
The placement provides local entrepreneurial businesses with the opportunity to gain a fresh insight and a fresh pair of eyes to addressing some of the issues that challenge the growth of their business. The project adds value through getting the students to address real issues in real businesses. Students assist entrepreneurs to address issues and problems that are identified as being important to the growth and development of the business, but which have not been addressed usually because of the lack of time or resources. At the end of the placement students will hand over a final report to the company.
We are seeking local entrepreneurs who are willing to give something back, by hosting a student and help support and mentor the individual.
The Venture Management in Practice course also provides the opportunity for students to obtain vital experience
- Commitment: 1 day a week for 10 weeks
- Initial meeting: 20th September
- Placement dates: Every Tuesday between 27th September and 6th December
- Final Presentations: 13th December
Should this course be of interest to you, please contact Caroline Laurie: email@example.com to register your interest and for further information.
The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship is looking for companies in the Glasgow area to participate in a 3rd year class: Venture Management Strategy and Growth between January and April 2012. The class is practice-based and provides 3rd years students with the opportunity to work as a team consulting established companies on their growth strategy and management challenges.
The students work closely with the company’s management team, accessing the internal and external opportunities and threats the company faces. We want our students to address real issues in real businesses resulting in the development of a portfolio of strategic options for growth the company can potentially follow, but has not explored so far due to lack of time or resources. In consultation with the company, the students develop an actionable implementation plan of growth and present their outcomes to the company’s management team at the end of the semester through a formal presentation and a report.
The Venture Management Strategy and Growth class provides the opportunity for students to obtain vital experience, and provides local companies with the opportunity to gain a fresh insight and a fresh pair of eyes to addressing some of the issues that challenge their growth.
We are seeking for local companies which are willing to give something back, by meeting with a team of 5 students once every second week for 2 hours. For the management team to benefit from this consulting on a growth strategy project, it is essential that the company operates for at least 2-3 years and has launched at least one product or service into the market. The students ideally would like to meet not only with the Managing Director or the CEO of the company, but also with other members of the management team. The first meeting with the company will take place at the premises of the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship, while the subsequence meetings ideally can take place at the premises of your company.
Should this project be of interest to you, please contact Dr. Marina Biniari, (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Caroline Laurie (email@example.com) to explore further the opportunity to participating in this class.
The Hunter Centre rely on the goodwill of a number of entrepreneurs and business people to provide guest lecturers to students.
These are delivered across the BA Business Enterprise pathway, with guests delivering lectures on a wide variety of topics (Family Business, Social Enterprise, Venture Capital) to support the students learning.
If you are interested in getting involved with the Hunter Centre in this way, please email Caroline Laurie, firstname.lastname@example.org for further information
The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneruship at Strathclyde University Business School host a number of forums:
- Forum for Family Business Advisors (FFBA)
- Social Enterprise
Experts from the Hunter Centre are available to conduct consultancy programmes and research projects in the area of entrepreneurship.
Recent projects completed include Bullet Express, City of London, ACCA and BIZ.
Please contact email@example.com for general enquiries or directly approach a member of staff who's interests (specified in their profile) match the project.
The department have undertaken training contracts for a number of clients including BBSRC, RSE and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.
We have recently been awarded a three year contract to complete the training component of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme:
We also provide a number of independent short term courses: