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Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation Boot Camp

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Make the most of your Transition Year by participating in this exciting one-week Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation Camp at the University of Limerick to unlock your creativity and innovative skills.

Students will engage in idea generation, design thinking and obtain hands experience of applying learning in a practical real world environment using business,science, engineering and sports challenges. The Camp is run in a interactive, fun, teamworking learning environment.


When?

October 23rd to 27th 2017


Who is this for?

Transition year students who are enthusiastic, motivated and want to learn more about creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation. This camp is a wonderful opportunity for young students to gain valuable practical experiences of exploring new commercial propositions in a friendly, supportive and enjoyable environment. The participants do not have to be currently studying business related disciplines.

Duration and Costs:

The Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation Camp will be held on campus at University of Limerick, 23rd – 27th October 2017, from 9:30am to 4:30 pm.

The cost is €50 per participant OR FREE for students from DEIS schools.

Why participate?

This camp is for young people who want to:

  • Develop a creative mind-set in how to ideate, develop and pitch new business ideas

  • Understand and learn the basic essence of opportunity search, creation and evaluation for new products, services and markets

  • Imagine innovative solutions to address them through creative problem solving techniques

  • Use their knowledge in a new and entrepreneurial setting

  • Develop creativity, design thinking and innovations skills


Delivery and Learning Approaches

  • Learn by doing - apply what you learn in class to real challenges.

  • Meet and learn from guest speakers in a fun and energetic environment

  • Learn from entrepreneurs who work at Nexus Innovation Centre

  • Tours of UL, design labs, sports arena and vistis to local companies.


Benefits of participating in the Camp.

  • Learn key skills that employers look for (e.g. Teamwork, Communication Skills, Presentation Skills, Entrepreneurship, Creativity)

  • Get a better understanding of college life

  • Make new friends and have fun!



Closing date for applications is 30th September and more information is available by contacting briga.hynes@ul.ie or yvonne.costin@ul.ie. Places are limited so early booking is essential. A panel will adjudicate all applications and allocate places on the basis of why the student wishes to participate. The judges decision is final. All applicants will be notified as to whether or not they have received a place. Canvassing will disqualify.


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