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Enterprisers for Cambridge Postgrads - 26th to 29th May 2009

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An exciting opportunity for all postgraduate students at Cambridge to participate in the inspiring and intensive 4 day residential Enterprisers programme. The Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL) at the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), is offering a unique opportunity for all postgraduates students in Cambridge to develop personal and professional skills for FREE on the next Enterprisers programme running from Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th May 2009 at Wyboston Lakes.

Apply soon via the on-line application form at www.cfel.jbs.cam.ac.uk

β€œIt has given me new aspects to my research, a practical approach to abstract ideas, motivation and enthusiasm, networks and contacts.”

β€œI wanted to know whether I could find some new ways to think about myself as an entrepreneur and what opportunities I might identify. Now I feel I am ready to answer my questions.”

Quotes from students funded by Research Councils 2008/09

For further information about Enterprisers, please contact the Programme Manager, Orsolya Ihasz by email at o.ihasz@jbs.cam.ac.uk; Tel: 01223 766261. You can also find information on the CfEL web site (please see the Enterprisers programme pages).

The deadline for application is 4.00pm on the 13th April 2009 but you should apply soon as places are filling up fast! The application form is available online at http://www.cfel.jbs.cam.ac.uk/programmes/enterprisers/form_enterprisers.html

Venue details available at: http://www.wybostonlakes.co.uk/contact-and-enquiries.html. Please note that accommodation is included but students may need to cover travel expenses to and from the venue.

What will students gain from Enterprisers?

Well, for a start you can learn new and innovative ways to think about your research. In particular, it can help you learn how to raise awareness of the impact of your research within communities. The skills gained on Enterprisers are equally applicable to developing a new venture, a student society, a community project and indeed research projects going forward. Not only that, it is a great environment for developing self-confidence and other personal skills like networking and team awareness. At the end of the programme, you will learn to think more creatively and entrepreneurially.

The Enterprisers programme, established by the Cambridge-MIT Institute in 2002, is currently managed and delivered by the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL). CfEL has been involved in delivering 18 Enterprisers programmes and 3 Intraprisers programmes since January 2003. 1000+ students have been inspired by the programme to date and over 45 entrepreneurial ventures are currently being pursued by Enterprisers alumni. For further information on Centre activities, please visit the web site at www.cfel.jbs.cam.ac.uk

Tel: 01223 766900; Email: cfel@jbs.cam.ac.uk; Web: www.cfel.jbs.cam.ac.uk

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