The Enterprise Festival

With industry engagement at the core of everything we do, this autumn, Pearson Business School will host a series of virtual events. Our aim is to grow the collaboration with industry through exploring, debating and sharing knowledge about relevant business-related topics.

The first ever Enterprise Festival, will include a total of ten virtual events which will be offered to a range of audiences from school students to industry professionals. 

Our EDU events are perfect for school and college aged students interested in pursuing a career in business. Whether this is starting up your own business or working within a large corporation, our events will help you understand how to get started. 

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Our Emerging Talent events are aimed at current undergraduate students. These events will focus on your next steps, whether that’s looking to start-up your own business or simply gain a better understanding about the future of business.

Our PRO events are great for industry professionals to understand and learn more about the ever-changing industry. The events will focus on what we can learn from others across a variety of different business sectors.
 

EDU

Our EDU events are perfect for school and college aged students interested in pursuing a career in Business. Whether this is starting up your own business or working within a large corporation, our events will help you understand how to get started.  

All of our EDU events will be recorded and sent only to those who have signed up to the event. If you cannot attend at the specified time but would still like to be sent the recording, please register your details by clicking the link below the event.

How to network your way to success?

Networking is an invaluable skill to learn when entering the world of business. Join us in welcoming Vicky Guo, the Director of Pearson Ventures to discover how to grow your network and enhance your chances of success.   

Tuesday 29th September - 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Making money out of your passion

Join fashion trend forecasting start-up, AllEyes, in an interactive workshop, to learn how to work through a business idea to ensure it makes your money.



Thursday 1st October - 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Where do I start?

Whilst many of us have brilliant ideas for future businesses, knowing where to start when turning dreams into reality can be a challenge. Join us as we divulge with a panel of inspiring entrepreneurs about how they succeeded in this challenge and the advice they would give to budding entrepreneurs. 

Tuesday 6th October - 4:00PM - 5:00PM

How to make an impact?

Join us as we explore how to stand out and make an impact in the industry. Whether this is a unique business idea or to help stand out from the crowd, we will provide you with the tips and tricks of the trade. 

Thursday 8th October - 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

Emerging Talent

Our Emerging Talent events are aimed at current undergraduate students. These events will focus on your next steps, whether that’s looking to start-up your own business or simply gain a better understanding about the future of business.  

Emerging Talent

    

Three students in front of the Shard

Making money out of your Passion

Many students have a side hustle or a passion that they want to pursue and cash in on. Join us as we innovate, discuss and learn from entrepreneurs on how to take an idea from its infancy to fruition, pitch and run a successful start-up, overcoming common pitfalls.

Wednesday 14th October - 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Students reviewing work on a laptop

The secrets of success

Join serial entrepreneur, Simon Squibb, to find out the secrets to starting a successful business. Simon has started 17 businesses and invested in 66. After selling his award-winning digital agency, Fluid, his focus changed to inspiring and motivating both budding and experienced entrepreneurs.

Thursday 22nd October - 5:30PM - 6:30PM

PRO

Our PRO events are great for industry professionals to understand and learn more about the ever-changing industry. The events will focus on what we can learn from others across a variety of different business sectors.

We are waiting to have all of our guest speakers confirmed before we give anything away. We can confirm however these events will be run: 

  • Tuesday 10th November - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday 12th November - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday 17th November - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday 19th November - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM