Enterprise Summer School

The Enterprise Summer School is an intense three-day introduction to the world of enterprise. The event is open to past and present students from the University of Plymouth. Led by experts, the Enterprise Summer School provides you with the tools, guidelines and support you need to successfully start a business or social enterprise. The programme is easy to grasp, interactive, fun and will help you to succeed.

The Enterprise Summer School will offer you a series of practical challenges, requiring you to think innovatively and work successfully in teams to succeed. You will:

  • explore the basics of developing a business idea
  • develop practical business skills to enhance your employability
  • receive guidance and support from business experts
  • build your network with other like-minded students and successful entrepreneur
  • be inspired.
Upon completing all three days, you will receive a certificate from the Enterprise Summer School – what great skills to learn and a great achievement to add to your CV.

What is the Enterprise Summer School? 

The Enterprise Summer School is a three-day intense interactive workshop which introduces you to the world of enterprise. It takes you through a number of varied tasks, following an idea from its foundation, through business planning, sales, marketing, and team building etc...to pitching the idea itself. The practical exercises will use a real company as a case study. All tasks are designed to test you and improve your skills, and you will need to work cohesively in a team throughout.

Why should I attend the Enterprise Summer School? 

The Enterprise Summer School gives you the opportunity to develop a whole range of different skills, in areas such as fundraising, sales and marketing, as well as teamwork, leadership and problem-solving making you immediately more attractive to potential employers. The three days will require you to think strategically and collaboratively with your team. The structure of the Enterprise Summer School will allow you to follow how an idea can develop to a full business venture, giving you an insight into entrepreneurial thinking. With interactive, innovative and challenging activities throughout the three days, it will also be great fun and give you an opportunity to network with like-minded enterprises students and entrepreneurial speakers and mentors.

Who can attend the Enterprise Summer School? 

The Enterprise Summer School is open to all current and alumni students from all disciplines and backgrounds from the University of Plymouth. You don't need any knowledge of business or finance, just enthusiasm to learn new skills. 

Places are strictly limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis.

We will publish information about our next Enterprise Summer School as soon as it's available. In the meantime if you have any queries please contact the team at The Cube.