6/10/2015 10:24:13 AM News

Boost your entrepreneurial skills and develop your innovative business idea

Can Do 460

Do you...

  • Have an ambitious business or business idea?
  • Want to meet like minded people who are looking to start an exciting business, join a founders team or scale up an existing innovation-driven business?
  • Want to learn from some of the top Entrepreneurship trainers from MIT, Harvard Business School and Scotland?
  • Think you CAN DO Scale?

Then you can apply for a place on the first ever international entrepreneurship summer school held in Scotland...Scotland CAN DO SCALE.

Scotland CAN DO SCALE aims to develop the skills of entrepreneurs with an internationally relevant, innovation-driven idea with the potential to grow significantly in Scotland.

The inaugural SCALE 2015 programme will offer unprecedented global teaching led by internationally renowned influencers with direct expertise in substantial company growth. It will take place over four days in Stirling, and is designed for both start up entrepreneurs and those who want to ‘scale up’ their business.

What’s involved?

  • Intensive teaching sessions
  • Guest lectures
  • Case studies
  • Team building exercises
  • One to one ‘office hours’ sessions with the course delivery team

The SCALE 2015 programme will be led by Bill Aulet from the MIT Sloan School of Management and Noam Wasserman from Harvard Business School, incorporating some sessions delivered by entrepreneurship educators from Scottish Higher Education Institutes and from Scottish entrepreneurs. The content will draw from international best practice and experience and be tailored to specifically fit the Scottish audience.

The Programme is funded by a joint partnership between the Scottish Funding Council, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Scottish Enterprise. As the Programme develops there will be increasing involvement with Scottish universities that deliver the best entrepreneurship education in Scotland.

There will be no cost to participants to take part on the SCALE 2015 programme in its pilot year.

For further information including the programme agenda and course leader biographies, visit the SCALE website  www.cando.scot/scale or contact Lisa Thomson on 0131 3136188 / lisa.thomson@hient.co.uk or Geoff Morris on 01382 305562 geoff.morris@hient.co.uk