WHITE ROSE CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF ENTERPRISE.
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WHITE ROSE CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF ENTERPRISE
White Rose CETL enterprise A three-way partnership with the University’s of York and Sheffield to –Help students to learn about enterprise through their degree programmes –provide students with options through practical placements –enhance and stimulate extra-curricular learning –offer an option for channelling enthusiasm and motivation into reduced risk start-up activity
What is Enterprise? enterprise - having an idea, and taking advantage of the opportunities to make it happen Being enterprising doesn’t have to mean starting up your own business. You can be enterprising in all areas of work and business which will help further your career…… What skills and attributes do I need to be more enterprising? Passion and Vision Communication Skills Organisation and Planning Networking Team-working Making an Impression Adaptability Blue sky thinking coming up with a host of ideas without being restricted to what is practical.
Enterprise Zones Meeting Rooms Teaching space Social space Enterprise research space Networking for staff and students Support and Advice
Two styles of learning delivery: embedded in the discipline cross campus service delivery Embedded module: Skills developed in the context of the discipline taught by academics in the discipline with a strong link to materials Service teaching module: Taught as a generic experience Classes have multidisciplinary students
Embedded learning Bite size or module Two hours Two weeks Module Year
Embedding generic skills soft hard Working in teams Creativity Project planning and management Presentation skills Managing meetings Problem solving IT skills Time management Business research Nature of business Personal strengths and weaknesses Marketing Product design Financial awareness Production matters Legal issues
Embedded learning over 50 projects at Leeds Commercial company management and entrepreneurial skills for future leaders in the construction industry - Engineering Development of a pack of learning material to support entrepreneurship in the curriculum – Nursing The development of scientific consultancy skills - Earth Sciences Enterprising intrapreneurship - Geography
Cont: Enterprise Module in Continuing Education - Continuing Education Innocence Project – Law Starting a specialist practice – Dentistry Enterprise for Historians - History A Sports Car and/or médecins Sans Frontières: Being Enterprising - Medicine Cross campus elective modules: LEED1110 Exploring Social Enterprise LEED1120 Leadership, Innovation and Creativity LEED2110 Skill Build for Enterprise
Plan Practice Think Plan Skill development Practice Theory Plan Think 1 23 Report writing Is thinking = reflection?
Arts - Soc Sci – Sci Styles How businesses work in my discipline Researching and exploring practical examples of the discipline as a business Potential for placements Some real action – English module: Producing a poetry book
At York - BA English - The Culture Business Aim: to foster a critical understanding of the relationships between literary culture and business Objectives: by the end of the module you will be expected to demonstrate: Knowledge of some of the ways in which business has shaped the history of literature from the 19 th century to the present day An understanding of how particular writers have responded to the demands of the market place An understanding of the relationships between culture and money in a modern cultural institution An awareness of enterprise and its role in the cultural industries today
Electronics (Poetry Book Production) module Investigation into a real product or technology - Real ‘Owner’ Team activity Self-study Extensive web-based support resource Weekly tutorials (process) Ad hoc meetings with ‘Owner’
Over two terms Confidentiality Agreement with ‘owner’ Researching The product / Technology –What is it? –What does/can it do for which customers –Competitive & Substitute product analysis Market Analysis Realization of Proposals Financial Appraisal Overall Business Plan
Leeds – Business Plan Final Year Module School of Environment Final year module Researching potential green business Building the business plan
Funding available Between 1k and 8k It needs to be spent All disciplines, all levels Ideally proposals allow students to understand more about: Having ideas Do something about them Take advantage of opportunities Make things happen Enterprise skills depend on the discipline Our interpretation is flexible!