What’s Next - Entrepreneurial Events

The Sir Ian Wood Building
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Location: RGU Campus, Garthdee, Aberdeen

RGU is holding a range of events to promote entrepreneurship and enterprise to students from all subject areas. These Entrepreneurial Events are being organised through a collaboration between the RGU Careers and Employability Centre, the RGU CRIB and Surge Aberdeen.

Wednesday 1 March

SIE – Idea Generation Workshop - midday to 1pm, N344, SIWB

SIE is offering you the opportunity to explore, experiment and develop your innovation skills in a safe, interactive and experiential live innovation lab. With one major twist…it will involve some time travel. During this workshop you will be introduced to a toolkit helping you identify signals, create future scenarios and uncover future opportunities to seize now.

Ideal if you are:

  • Looking to generate ideas for a new business venture
  • Seeking to future-proof your current ideas
  • Interested in enhancing your options on graduation, boosting your employability skills.

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Entrepreneurial Speaker Event

Listen to 5 local entrepreneurs share their experiences and get inspired! Have the opportunity to ask them questions during the Q&A session. Tickets are going fast so sign up as quick as you can.

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Thursday 2 March

Enterprise Fair - 1pm to 4pm, SIWB

Come along and meet with support organisations who can help you develop your new business idea.

  • Converge Challenge
  • Elevator
  • Enterprise Campus (Represented by Converge Challenge)
  • Federation of Small Businesses
  • RGU Careers and Employability Centre
  • Scottish Enterprise
  • Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE)

Converge Challenge – Pitching Workshop - 6pm to 7pm, N344, SIWB

The session will provide you with a template and tips on how to test the strength of a business idea and the opportunity to practice pitching it. The workshop will be interactive - we will lead you through brainstorming, refining and articulating ideas before letting you practice pitching and giving constructive feedback. The session will take you from zero to business hero in 45 short minutes….. Well, at least will give you a place to start!

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Friday 3 March

CRIB Open Day - 1pm - 4pm - 137 Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7AT

Come along and visit the CRIB, RGU’s very own business Incubator. Take the first step to becoming your own boss and join the current occupants of the RGU Centre for Really Innovative Businesses and hear their stories while enjoying free coffee/snacks.