• Training Room

    SPIRAL - E4A - Key Entrepreneurial Skills: Advanced 2
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This course is aimed at aspiring or emerging entrepreneurs who are interested in developing an entrepreneurial enterprise of any size. This session will look at innovation, brand protection and intellectual property and consider developing an idea into reality and financial success.

Duration 3 hours

Course Type Live Stream

Booking Status Waiting List

Is this course right for me?

Target Audience: Anyone across the university who is interested in developing their business.

Interested in developing your business?  This session will follow on from the Beginner Level of Key Entrepreneurial Skills and look in more depth at protecting your fledgling business and intellectual Property including copyright, patents, trademarks including digital watermarks, and design rights.   It will cover from all stages from invention/concept and confidentiality agreements, developing and registering the prototype to getting to market with patents and trademarks.  It will also discuss IP as business assets.  Case studies will be discussed. 

This course is aimed at aspiring or emerging entrepreneurs who are interested in developing an entrepreneurial enterprise of any size. This session will look at innovation, brand protection and intellectual property and consider developing an idea into reality and financial success. 

Fun, enthusiastic and empowering, this session is delivered by experienced academic and entrepreneur Dr Kate Smith and so is orientated to the university environment.   Contribution to the session by participants is optional, so those perhaps just considering entrepreneurial activities for the first time are very welcome.  Local, national and international support available to experienced entrepreneurs as well as emerging entrepreneurs will also be comprehensively outlined. 

Course Outcomes/ Objectives;

  • Innovation 
  • Protecting your fledgling business and intellectual Property 
  • Copyright,  
  • Patents,  
  • Trademarks including digital watermarks,  
  • Design rights.    
  • Transiting from innovation/invention/concept and confidentiality agreements,  
  • Developing and registering the prototype  
  • Getting to market with patents and trademarks.   
  • IP as business assets.   
  • Case Studies 

Cancellation Policy

When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.



Delivered By: Dr Kate Smith of Credo Academy

Prerequisites

None. This course will be recorded.