October 24, 2014

November

The 2010 SKILL! Programme – Workshop 3

Date:  11th November 2010

Audience:  65 students aged 14-16 from across London

Partners:

  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • Allen & Overy
  • Europe Arab Bank
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Standard Bank

Speakers Included:

  • Justin Champney (Founder & CEO of buildabrand.com)
  • Sarah McVittie (Founder & CEO of Dressipi.com)
  • Charlie Osmond (Co-founder of FreshMinds Group)
  • Richard Tyrie (Founder & CEO of JobsGoPublic)

The third and final workshop of the 2010 SKILL! Programme saw 65 London students engage in activities focussed on brainstorming, communication skills and presentation skills.  Students worked in teams to devise ideas which they pitched to a panel of entrepreneurs that included serial entrepreneur Sarah McVittie and recruitment entrepreneur Richard Tyrie.

A total of 20 mentors from our five corporate partners attended the workshop, working with teams of students to help them shape their enterprising ideas and practically apply the communication skills training they received during the event.