‘Small is beautiful?’ The Enterprising Campus: developing enterprise and entrepreneurship in smaller, specialist and newer institutions and subject areas, 31st March 2017, Lincoln


This one day ‘Enterprise Exchange’ event will enable delegates to appreciate the value of ‘smallness’ for enterprise development in HE; and to learn from and share approaches to developing enterprise education and enterprise related activities in smaller and newer institutions.

Event organised by Enterprise Educators UK and MASHEIN, the network of small HEIs funded by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, and hosted by Bishop Grosseteste University.

31st March 2017, Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road, Lincoln LN1 3DY

Participation in this programme is free for members of Enterprise Educators UK and MASHEIN

For all other institutions the fee is £125

Please click here to register.

The programme will include the following sessions:

Session 1: Why is small still beautiful? Schumacher revisited
David Rae, Director, Enterprise Educators UK

Session 2: The big impact of small
Alison Price, Principal Consultant, Enterprise Evolution

Session 3: Becoming an enterprising campus – reinventing and reconnecting mission, strategy, organisational, people and external development
Katy Duke, Head of Enterprise, Royal Agricultural University
Stef Thorne, Head of Research and Enterprise Services, University of Suffolk

Further contributors to be confirmed


Session 4: Team entrepreneurship
Student led session supported by Elinor Vettraino, Academic Coordinator, Business and Enterprise, Bishop Grosseteste University

Session 5: Students shaping their enterprising identities – developing graduate attributes
Alison Webb, Head of Careers, Employability and Enterprise, Bishop Grosseteste University

Session 6: Using psychometrics to add value
Mark Bowen, Enterprise Development Manager, Bishop Grosseteste University

Session 7: Face to the future – enterprising approaches in an era of uncertainty
An open forum exploring enterprising approaches at a time when institutions are engaging with Brexit, TEF, REF and other factors

Session 8: Institutional and learning networks – supporting smaller institutions on enterprising trajectories

Please contact Rebecca Bull:  rebecca.bull@lfhe.ac.uk for further information



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