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Lite version of presentation by Iain willox of action planning approach that will be adopted in COPIE 2 presented at Cologne meeting on 5 and 6 march 09

Lite version of presentation by Iain willox of action planning approach that will be adopted in COPIE 2 presented at Cologne meeting on 5 and 6 march 09

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  • Welcome to Wales

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  • Entrepreneurship Action Planning –An outline of rationale, activities and impacts . Iain Willox
    • KEY Elements of Presentation
    • Rationale for intervention
    • Getting started
    • Key components
    • Impact to date
    • Next steps
    • Rationale
    • RATIONALE
    • “ Country Characteristics”
    • Perceived Cultural Resistance to Entrepreneurial Behaviours
    • Low Start Up Rates
    • Low Numbers of Firms Growing
    • RATIONALE
    • “ Enterprise Characteristics”
    • Entrepreneurial characteristics in people have a positive impact on society.
    • New firms create jobs, and wealth
    • New firms and self employment can stem depopulation and can provide employment opportunities for those discriminated against in the labour market.
    • New firms stimulate productivity, can be more responsive to market changes and provide competition for existing firms.
  • RATIONAL “ Infrastructure Problems”
    • Lack of an integrated strategy
    • Short term and fragmented business support
    • Sharing of good practice is limited
    • Lack of data or robust impact assessment
    • Inconsistent public sector commitment to entrepreneurship
    • Getting Started
  • Getting started
    • Understanding the issues, creating a powerful inclusive alliance. The Entrepreneurship Steering Group.
    • Consulting widely “a bold and confident nation where entrepreneurship is valued,celebrated and exercised throughout society and in the widest range of economic circumstances”
    • Translating the vision into strategic aims
  • Getting started
    • Building the implementation plan.
    • Agreeing lead roles, targets ,costs, and impacts
    • Confirming integration between activities.
    • Carrying out baseline research
    • Cementing links with structural funds and domestic government funding.
  • Key Components
    • Promoting an entrepreneurial culture
    • Assisting people to start up
    • Assisting companies to grow
    • KEY COMPONENTS
    • Promoting an entrepreneurial culture
          • “ Normalising” via role models, events, promotions
          • Investing in education
  • KEY COMPONENTS: Media Campaign
      • .Phase one focused on raising awareness of the diversity of business opportunities available to anyone
      • Phase two was designed to overcome the perceived barriers whilst Phase three was a more blunt call to action
      • All phases have been underpinned by the use of role models and “real life” demonstrations of the potential for all individuals
      • Attitudinal tracking and motivational research enables us to focus the marketing campaign and assess it’s effectiveness
  • KEY COMPONENTS: Media Campaign
  • KEY COMPONENTS: Media Partnerships
    • “ The Biz” exceeded all BBC Wales previous audience voting figures
    • “ Start Up” was aired on HTV following 3 companies through their first year of trading
    • KEY COMPONENTS
    • Youth Enterprise Strategy delivered across government departments
  • KEY COMPONENTS National Curriculum Materials
    • The development of entrepreneurial National Curriculum materials for pupils aged 5-19
    • Programme of teacher training
    • Survey to measure to measure impact and assess effectiveness
    • KEY COMPONENTS
    • Educational events
  • KEY COMPONENTS Educational Change: Support for Students
    • The Graduating to Enterprise Programme
    • The Wales Spinout Programme
    • Enterprise Clubs
    • Knowledge Exploitation Fund
    • KEY COMPONENTS
    • Assisting people to start up in business
      • Encouraging those who have not traditionally seen this as something “for them”
      • Provide advice guidance and mentoring on business planning and early stage development
  • KEY COMPONENTS Assisting start ups Diagnostic of individual needs
  • KEY COMPONENTS Assisting Start ups Modularised learning
  • Key components Assisting Start ups Capacity building
    • Diversity Training: Targeted towards business support providers. This includes private sector banks, accountancy firms and public sector business support organisations.
    • Aim of the Training: To better equip organisations to deal with a diverse range of clients
  • KEY COMPONENTS Assisting Start ups Mainstreaming Approach
    • Direct referrals to mainstream providers
    • Diversity Consultancy Toolkits – development and delivery of specialist toolkits to business support providers covering diversity practices and policies
  • KEY COMPONENTS Assisting Start ups Enterprise Rehearsal
    • Allows people to start up their own business, without losing their benefits .
    • Provides vital ‘safety net’ and opportunity to test trade.
    • Solution to the ‘benefits trap’.
    • KEY COMPONENTS OF STRATEGY
      • Assisting companies to grow
        • Creating easier access to finance
        • Creating easier access to information
        • Encouraging enterprises to consider exporting
        • Encouraging support to become more demand led
  • KEY COMPONENTS Assisting Companies to Grow Access to Information
  • Equal Opportunities Policy Recruitment and Selection Discipline and Grievance Bullying and Harassment KEY COMPONENT Assisting companies to grow more demand led services Contracts of Employment Work-Life Balance Training & Appraisals Absence & Sickness
  • KEY COMPONENT Assisting companies to grow Access to finance
  • Impact
    • Practical real life changes across a range of areas
    • Based on good management information and independent macro economic data.
    • Large scale and long term
    • IMPACT
    • Cultural Change
    • 38,000 individuals responded to campaigns
    • 70,000 total responses to campaigns
    • Campaign activity includes direct mailing, billboards, press, radio, ambient media, PR, website
    • Audiences targeted include women, young people, students, those in employment
    • IMPACT
    • Cultural change
    • IMPACT
    • Investing in education
    Key Facts: Dynamo Role Models, all business owners, carry out presentations to all 14 year olds and a large proportion of 16-18 year olds There are currently 300 role models working through Dynamo today.
    • IMPACT TO DATE
    • Investing in education – Entrepreneurial core competencies, now part of the National Curriculum.
    Attitude – understanding yourself and your motivation and setting and achieving your goals Relationships – expressing your own views and ideas, appreciating others’ viewpoints and working co-operatively Organisation – being able to make decisions and fulfil your objectives by planning and managing decisions, opportunities and risk Creativity – generating ideas, solving problems and creating opportunities
  • IMPACT Teachers resources available online
    • IMPACT TO DATE
    • Starting Up
    • Creating a more diverse new generation of entrepreneurs .
    • 13288 clients assisted through Potentia
    • 2562 new Business Starts after receiving Potentia support
    • 3754 Jobs created from those starts
    • IMPACT
    • Starting Up
        • VAT Registrations - Highest stock for 10 years
        • 2 highest registrations for 10 years in last 2 years
    • IMPACT TO DATE
    • Assisting companies to grow
    • Willingness to take advice
    Beaufort Baseline and Follow up survey 2000/2005
    • IMPACT
    • Performance comparison with other countries
    • GEM “Wales has participated in the GEM study for the past five years. In 2000 the Welsh TEA was at 28 % of the average for this GEM – 18 group whilst in 2005 this had risen to 94%. Since 2000 only 3 other nations have shown an overall increase none of these as great as in Wales which saw a doubling over the 5 year period.”
  • Next Steps….
    • Over the next few months we have the opportunity to look at how we might work together over the following 2 ½ years
    • Discussion starts today !
  • Action Planning theme- Engagement with COPIE Partners
    • Two Options…….
    • Baseline study
    • Or…
    • Learning Seminar
  • Baseline study
    • Separate interviews with key Government Departments, service providers and business organisations.
    • Analyse existing integrated enterprise policies for region and good practice elsewhere in EU.
    • Highlight shared policy priorities and future workplan within COPIE.
  • Learning Seminar
    • Joint discussion with key players within in each region about the development of a integrated action plan for entrepreneurship for the region.
    • Assessment of willingness to work together and initial allocation of roles.
    • Drafting of workplan for future activity in COPIE.
    • Lets talk!