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EnterpriseWISE – Making WISE Women More Enterprising

When May 07, 2016 09:30 AM to
May 08, 2016 09:30 AM
Where Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, UK
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FREE places available for Cambridge students

Dates: 7-8 May and 11-12 June 2016 

Apply: Please apply by 7th March by completing the online application form

Are you a WISE woman at Cambridge? Do you want to advance your career? Are you looking to develop your business skills and increase the impact of your research or innovation?

EnterpriseWISE is a course designed by women for women and delivered entirely by women. The aim is to unlock the entrepreneurial potential of participants for long-term career enhancement. Entrepreneurial skills can be applied to business venture creation, research projects and the commercialisation of innovations.

Who is it for?

Women in science, engineering and technology including:

  • Graduates, including Masters, PhDs and Postdocs
  • Academics and researchers
  • Early stage career managers working in SMEs or large companies

N.B: There are a limited number of FREE places for University of Cambridge students. Please apply early to secure your place!

What are the benefits?

The programme will enable you to:

  • Develop entrepreneurial confidence and a can-do spirit
  • Learn from entrepreneurial role models
  • Build social capital and networks with peers, experienced entrepreneurs and experts
  • Understand business models, strategies and planning
  • Learn about finance and pitching for investment
  • Consider starting a new business
  • Increase the impact of research by learning new ways to implement ideas
  • Understand how to work more effectively with a variety of external organisations whether public, business or not-for-profit
  • Cross-fertilise ideas and develop collaborations with peers and contributors
  • How to apply

    If you’d like the chance to be inspired through this programme, please complete the online application form » The deadline for applications is 7th March 2016 and we encourage early application as there are limited places. We review and allocate places on a rolling basis until the course is full.

    If you have any questions, please contact Frances Bycroft at the Cambridge Judge Business School Entrepreneurship Centre. Email:

    EnterpriseWISE is managed and delivered by the CJBS Entrepreneurship Centre

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