The SEN Programme

Please note that you must be a registered member of the SEN Community to access specific events related to entrepreneurial and commercialisation support. If you are unsure whether or not you are registered with us, please contact the Enterprise Team on sen-enquiries@strath.ac.uk.

Upcoming events

  • Wed
    Sept
    23

    Preparing for Investment

    Delivered by Stuart Mackenzie, Commercialisation Infrastructure Manager, who works within the University of Strathclyde, Investment Team.  This is not a pitching opportunity, but an opportunity for founders to gain insight into what investors look for, when they want to invest in a company and how you can prepare your business to meet their requirements. There will be time to as questions and gain advice on your long term visions and the challenges you may face, when you come to seeking investment for your business.

    When: 10.30am – 12.00pm

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Event Type: Workshop

    Register for Preparing for Investment today 

  • Wed
    Sept
    30

    Digital Transformation Workshop

    Delivered by Alisdair Gunn, Director, Framewire®, defined by economic transitions, the rapid migration towards digital service delivery has led many leaders to re-adapt their approaches to business. Central is the adoption of design thinking to building, transitioning and scaling your service, channel and product delivery. Also known as Digital Transformation, this workshop covers the approaches and methodologies used to realise your business ambitions. Over the duration of the workshop, we will guide you through many of the key concepts including:

    • Market-Led Impact
    • Customer-Driven Innovation
    • Designing to address the Business Challenge
    • Transitioning your Service or Product through Digital Transformation

     

    Our presenter is Alisdair Gunn who has international experience in the digital, data and technology sectors. Covering the latest market insights influencing digital service design, Alisdair will also cover the funding and support sources available to designing market-driven innovation.

    When: 10.00am to 11.30am

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Event Type: Workshop

    Register for the Digital Transformation Workshop

  • Wed
    October
    7

    Communicating your Business Workshop

    Delivered by Natasha Lobley, Start-Up Advisor, University of Strathclyde.  Presenting – it’s not just what you say, it’s how you say it, what you’re doing while you saying and what you (and your slides) look like when you say it!  Sadly knowing that your idea is good just isn’t enough.  Join us for a run-through of the things to consider when communicating your business idea so your audience actually hears what you have to say.

    When: 10.30am – 12.00pm

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Event Type: Workshop

    Register for the Communicating your Business Workshop  

  • Wed
    October
    21

    Leadership, Mindset & Building a Team Workshop

    Delivered by Brian Martin, Managing Director of Caltona Advisory and a highly successful Strategy and Transformational Change Consultant.  Expanding and growing your start-up into a successful business, requires a strong leader.  This workshop will help build your understanding and develop your leadership capabilities and skills, within this new and developing landscape.

    When: 10.30am – 12.00pm

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Event Type: Workshop

    Register for the Leadership, Mindset & Building a Team Workshop 

  • Wed
    October
    28

    The importance of innovation: Product Development and Design Thinking during uncertain times

    Delivered by Eilidh Price, Design Co-ordinator, with Filament PD.  Are you an entrepreneur, looking to develop a product as part of your start-up business? If so, this workshop will provide you with the opportunity to gain first-hand insight and advice on the many elements of product development and the impact of the digital age on the design of products.  Eilidh will share her wealth of knowledge and experience of turning concepts into viable and marketable products.

    When: 9.30am – 11.30am

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Event Type: Workshop

    Register for the importance of innovation 

  • Wed
    Nov
    4

    Legal Aspects of Building a Business Workshop

    Delivered by Dr Julie Nixon: Senior Associate, Morton Fraser and Stewart Moy, Associate, Morton Fraser Lawyers.  The legal process of forming a company is not always one that is straight-forward and it is important to understand the legal risks involved.  This session will cover the legal issues faced when setting up a business, considering types of structures and key agreements to put in place when starting up. 

    When: 10.00am to 12.00pm

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Event Type: Workshop

    Register for Legal Aspects of Building a Business Workshop  

  • Wed
    Nov
    11

    Communicating your Business Workshop

    Delivered by Natasha Lobley, Start-Up Advisor, University of Strathclyde.  Presenting – it’s not just what you say, it’s how you say it, what you’re doing while you saying and what you (and your slides) look like when you say it!  Sadly knowing that your idea is good just isn’t enough.  Join us for a run-through of the things to consider when communicating your business idea so your audience actually hears what you have to say.

    When: 10.30am – 12.00pm

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Event Type: Workshop

    Register for Communicating your Business Workshop