Interested in collaborating with industry, public sector or third sector? Want to enhance your networking skills? Attend the Enterprise and Impact Training Day on 1st May 2019!
What & Why: Develop the confidence and skills to engage in – or build further on – collaborations with non-academic external partners (industry, public sector or third sector). The day will include:
- A skill building session on initiating collaborations and networking
- Practical case-studies presented by academics
- An overview of different routes to enterprise and innovation activities
- Lots of opportunity to ask questions, engage and exchange experiences
Who is it for: academics and researchers at any stage of their career but relatively new to collaborations with external partners and/or wishing to build on networking skills.
When: Wednesday 1 May 2019, 9:45 – 16:30
Where: Jennison Seminar room 1, Canterbury Campus, University of Kent
Who by: Jointly organised by Kent Innovation & Enterprise (KIE), and Learning and Organisational Development (L&OD), University of Kent. Facilitated by Jenny Wade, independent leadership consultant.
How to sign up: via Staff Connect search for ‘enterprise’ under Training. Places are limited to 20 participants and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
If you’d like more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
9:45 Registration & coffee/tea
10:00 Welcome & Introduction
- Overview Kent Innovation & Enterprise
- Why do enterprise. Relationship to ‘impact’, ‘innovation’ and ‘civic mission’
10:45 Dr Ferhana Hashem, Centre for Health Services Studies, SSPSSR
11:30 Jenny Wade, independent leadership consultant
- “What is networking” – a practical perspective
- A networking model. Talk about your research to non-academics
- Creating a mind map. Who do know and who would you like to know
13:30 Jenny Wade, independent leadership consultant
- Engaging potential collaborators….let’s get practical
- Coaching each other: practising “non-academic” explanations
- Using social media
14:45 Professor Martin Warren, School of Biosciences
15:15 Protecting your Intellectual Property with Dr Marcus Goodall, Kent Innovation & Enterprise
15:45 Questions and discussion / external partner session