Help in Starting a Business
University of Leicester Institute of Lifelong Learning is running a series of
workshops in starting up a business, aimed at staff and students at the
University and in the 14 colleges of the Colleges-University of Leicester
Network (CULN) who would like to become business entrepreneurs.
programme of four workshops will take place on February 6, 11, 20 and 27, 2003,
between 5pm and 7pm, and sessions are open to undergraduate and postgraduate
students and academic staff of the University, students aged 16 years and
Further Education students studying at level 3 or above from the
Colleges-University of Leicester Network, and teachers from CULN member
Network represents colleges across Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.
nominal fee of £5 will be charged, for four courses which will help
participants develop an awareness of the processes and qualities required to
change a business idea into reality, and the opportunities available to help the
They will also gain an understanding of legal issues and guidance on how
to maximise use of business support mechanisms and will be taught to prepare a
good business plan.
who are truly inspired by the workshops, may wish to enter the
Colleges-University of Leicester Network Business Ideas Competition 2003, for
which the closing date is April 30.
Further information is available on website www.IDEAS-HOUSE.com
workshops will be held in the Charles Wilson Building, University main campus,
which is fully accessible to wheelchair users.
information is available from website www.le.ac.uk/lifelonglearning/sec,
or www.le.ac.uk/careers, or from Lyn
Brown, SEC Assistant, email firstname.lastname@example.org,
telephone 0116 252 5963 or Haniel Riviere-Allen, Employer and Community
Liaison Manager, email email@example.com
NOTE TO EDITORS: Further information is available from Lyn Brown, SEC Assistant, email firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone 0116 252 5963 or Haniel Riviere-Allen, Employer and Community Liaison Manager, email email@example.com
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