Designed for those who want to test and develop new business ideas, this 5-day course is highly practical and intensive. The course includes both group and individual activities, company visits and has an emphasis on growing a personal business network.

Monday 18 March–Friday 22 March 2019
MBA Suite
Dr Joanna Young


Applications for this course have now closed.

You will take part in lectures and gain advice from successful entrepreneurs, practitioners and venture capitalists. In addition, there are practical exercises, sessions on intellectual property, business models and how to pitch for investment. This course will equip you with the tools and contacts to move forward confidently with your new idea or business.

Whether you are an entrepreneur looking for the opportunity to explore a new business idea, looking for an insight into the life of an entrepreneur or simply a company founder who wishes to expand their network this is the course for you.

So be inspired to take your idea to the next level and develop a solid understanding of key concepts underpinning entrepreneurship, the exploitation of new ideas and new venture creation.

​Course Fees

20% discount for the staff and alumni of University of Edinburgh.

The deadline for applications is 18 February 2019.


For entry requirements please see our MBA entry requirements.

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What did last year's participants think about the course?

Exceptionally practical content presented by actual practitioners that provided real life opportunities to learn by doing. This is what I would expect to find in a top 10 MBA program in the US.