Building Castles

in the Sky #1

Inspiring Conversations on Entrepreneurship

14 May 2018, 6 pm – 8.30 pm
Level 39, Canary Wharf, London

In association with

In this inspirational tour, we will look at global examples of entrepreneurs and their business ideas. We will be using selected “Shark Tank” episodes and other videos and visual materials to set the tone for the workshop. You will have a chance to practice your creative and innovative thinking techniques to brainstorm your own business idea and entrepreneurial pitch.  You will work in pairs or small groups and engage in short exercises to develop your business ideas. You will also reflect on yourself, your strengths, and your skills as an entrepreneur.

About the Workshop Leader:

Dr. Fahri Karakas is a Senior Lecturer in Business and Leadership at Norwich Business School.  He has been teaching self-making, creativity, design thinking, leadership, and entrepreneurship for the last 15 years. Dr. Karakas also teaches at University of Cambridge Pembroke-King’s Programme and at Mountbatten Institute in London. His research aims to build new ways of understanding how we can nurture the human spirit and build a collective sense of creativity and vitality in organizations. Dr. Karakas published more than 25 articles in leading international management journals. He has worked as a consultant and executive trainer for a number of international organizations.

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