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Alumni - Master Classes 2020

Impulse’s Master Classes are open to our alumni as a part of on-going support for the development of their new ventures. The Master Classes seek to provide participants with a deeper understanding of specific themes, crucial for the start-up process of their venture. The participants will have an opportunity to work on their projects or start-ups through the practical exercises during the Master Classes.

Online Master Classes are available in September, October and November 2020

 

23 September 2020, 9:00 - 13:00

Building Entrepreneurial Teams - what's important, how do you do it and what are the key questions?

This session will be based on interactive discussions, driven by your questions, so be prepared to ask specific questions.

  • What kind of team will you need to form?
  • How will you motivate the team?
  • How will you manage your start-up?
  • Advisors, strategic and operational expertise, leadership etc.,
  • How will you manage the equity split in your venture between the founders and later with investors?
  • Legal issues and managing conflicts

by Phil O'Donovan, Twelve Winds

Wed 21 October 2020, 9:00 - 14:00

Negotiation Skills

This session will be based on interactive discussions, driven by your questions, so be prepared to ask specific questions.

  • Definition of negotiation
  • Objective setting
  • Effective Questioning
  • Negotiation Game
  • Variables - The currency of a negotiation
  • Alignment, Trial Runs and 15 Excellent Negotiation Behaviours
  • Negotiating in the Virtual World

by Paul Duckworth, Total Negotiation

25 November 2020, 9:00 - 14:00

Funding raising and Financial management

This session will be based on interactive discussions, driven by your questions, so be prepared to ask specific questions.

 

by David Gill, St John's Innovation Centre

 

 

For enquiries please contact impulse@maxwell.cam.ac.uk.