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Tue 22 Sep 2015
09:00 - 13:30

Venue: University Centre, Hicks Room

Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


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External - Cambridge Enterprise Ltd: Consultancy 101
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Tue 22 Sep 2015

Description


Consultants use expertise gained from University research in order to provide services to external organisations. Any University researcher can undertake consultancy work, but it can be challenging to manage and administrate alongside University teaching and research commitments.

Cambridge Enterprise is delighted offer this free workshop in how to consult effectively which will share expertise on best practice, give tips on making life easier and trouble-shoot some of the key issues faced by consultants.

This is an ideal opportunity to develop your skills, providing a refresher for academics already acting as consultants or an introduction for those considering consultancy in the near future.

Target audience

University staff

  • Further details regarding PPD's eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 22 Sep 2015   09:00 - 13:30 09:00 - 13:30 University Centre, Hicks Room map Cambridge Enterprise
Aims
  • to understand the benefits and impact of undertaking consultancy work
  • to share experience with colleagues and academics practiced in consultancy
  • to identify issues surrounding confidentiality, intellectual property and liability
  • to understand how Cambridge Enterprise can help you undertake consultancy more effectively
Further information
  • Cambridge Enterprise was set up by the University to help students and staff commercialise their ideas and to aid the transfer of knowledge into the wider community
  • Members of the Cambridge Enterprise consultancy team will cover how they can help to provide support throughout the process and explain the benefits of using their services
  • This workshop suitable for all levels of experience, whether you are already acting as a consultant or are considering doing so
  • For more information about this workshop, please contact Kasia Ladds (Kasia.Ladds@enterprise.cam.ac.uk)
Duration

One session of four and a half hours


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