Annual Christmas Market 2014
This is a great opportunity to support our student and graduate entrepreneurs. They will be selling everything from jewellery, clothing and cards to unusual gifts and novelty items.
Come along to the University's Christmas Market and find the perfect presents and stocking fillers for your friends and family.
These monthly workshops can help you decide if self-employment is for you. They're also a great opportunity to meet other student and graduate entrepreneurs from Sheffield Hallam – you may even find your first client or a new business partner.
The next workshops are on
- Tuesday 27 January, 1–5pm, Surrey 5517
- Thursday 26 February, 9am–1pm, Owen 1034 (this is level 10)
- Tuesday 10 March, 9am–1pm, Careers and Employability Centre
- Thursday 26 March, 1–5pm, Careers and Employability Centre
- Thursday 16 April, 9am–1pm, Careers and Employability Centre
- Tuesday 12 May 1–5pm, Careers and Employability Centre
Contact us to register your place.
We offer a range of workshops throughout the year to help our student and graduate entrepreneurs progress their ideas.
Enterprise Challenge launch event
Enterprise Challenge is our annual business start-up competition. Entrants have the chance to win cash and support to help them start their own businesses.
Enterprise Challenge 2015 will open in February 2015, and our launch event will be published here closer to the time. In the meantime, you can read about the finalists of Enterprise Challenge 2013.
Media, arts and communications workshops
This series of 'going freelance' workshops is for media, arts and communication students. Whether you want to develop a clear business idea, be prepared for working freelance in the creative media/arts industries, or simply find out if you have what it takes to be self–employed, the workshops will help you make well–informed decisions. They're a great opportunity to understand the practical issues related to becoming self–employed and to evaluate your entrepreneurial attributes and skills.
Info session - Wednesday 8 October 2–3pm
The six workshops will run every Wednesday 2–4pm from 15 October–19 November.
Please contact us to register your interest.
Generation Sheffield networking events
If you want to be energised by the 'buzz' in a room full of young entrepreneurs and benefit from mixing and meeting with other like-minded people, then here's your chance. Young entrepreneurs attending previous events have been inspired by the stories of local upcoming entrepreneurs.
The event is open to everyone but 60% of attendees at the last event were Sheffield Hallam's new and upcoming entrepreneurs. Follow #GenerationSheffield on Twitter.
Regional annual boot camp 2015
If you have a new idea for a venture, boot camp can provide the expert advice you need to get started. During this four day programme, you will learn the practical aspects of starting a business such as finance, marketing, business planning, networking and sales. Sessions are led by business experts, and professional advisors – such as solicitors and accountants – are on hand to offer advice. Guest entrepreneurs are also invited to share their stories and tips for success.
The Graduate Entrepreneurship Project brings together ten higher education institutions from Yorkshire and the Humber to focus specifically on enterprise and entrepreneurship.
Watch the highlights of last year's boot camp.
When – 1–4 July 2015
Where – York St John University
Cost – £95 per person (includes accommodation and food)
Made 2014 – The Future MADE
MADE 2014 will take place between 22–26 September 2014
The MADE conference will be held at Sheffield City Hall proposed themes are
- Establishing and Building a Brand
- Managing Growth
- Leadership and Management
Whether you're already running your own business or an entrepreneurially minded individual, the festival aims to share knowledge and experience, to inspire the next generation of business leaders.
Find out more on the MADE festival website.
Global Entrepreneurship Week
18–24 November 2014
This international celebration of entrepreneurship takes place annually and is designed to inspire the next generation of business leaders, with 40,000 events taking place across more than 100 countries.
Visit the website to find out more.
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