Date: 18th November 2009
Partner: Allen & Overy
Audience: 70 students aged 14-16 from East London
- Katie Ledger
- Dan McGuire (co-founder and Managing Director, Broadbean Technology)
- Sarah McVittie (co-founder and former CEO of Texperts; co-founder of Dressipi)
- Tim Weller (founder and Group CEO, Incisive Media)
This workshop was produced with Allen & Overy, giving students from schools across East London an opportunity to gain a fundamental understanding of enterprise and employability skills. Mentors from Allen & Overy worked with students, helping them to grasp the new skills they were learning and ensuring the students were fully engaged with the activities at the workshop.
Students heard a keynote speech from Dan McGuire, the co-founder and Managing Director of Broadbean Technology, a leading recruitment services provider. Dan told students about his entrepreneurial journey and inspired them to strive for success, both academically and professionally.
Bespoke Workshop in association with Nomura
Date: 24th November 2009
Partner: Nomura International
Audience: 60 students aged 14/15 from East London
- Jay Bregman (co-founder of eCourier)
- Matt Kepple
- Katie Ledger
- Shaa Wasmund (serial entrepreneur, CEO of Smarta.com)
This was the first of two SKILL! Workshops commissioned by Nomura, as a means of engaging students from their partner secondary school in East London in fundamental enterprise and employability skills. At this workshop, a group of 60 Year 10 students visited Nomura’s offices in Canary Wharf and participated in activities focussed on enterprise and entrepreneurship, learning idea generation, communication and presentation skills.