• The Enterprise Week programme forms part of the TECH3010 Technology Project f h TECH3010 T h l P j module and will substitute the activities within your existing teaching timetable for the week. • In other words, your normal final year p classes will be suspended for the week and you will only attend Enterprise Week classes and events. classes and events.
• Enterprise Week is a new initiative within the Department of Media Technology that h D f M di T h l h aims to provide a focus on issues such as employability and entrepreneurship for all y p final year students within the Department.• The week consists of classes arranged as p part of the teaching, learning and g g assessment of the TECH3010 Technology Project module and special events such as Project module and special events such as talks from invited guest speakers.
• 1. TECH3010 TECHNOLOGY PROJECT CLASSES CLASSES• The classes will focus on issues and topics relating to enterprise, business and employment. Assessment will enterprise business and employment Assessment will take the form of an in‐class phase test (5% of overall module assessment) that will take place during the ) p g final class.• Attendance is therefore essential.• TECH3010 CLASS ONE: MONDAY 27 FEBRUARY TECH3010 CLASS ONE: MONDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2‐4pm, Hawthorn O.45• TECH3010 CLASS TWO: TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY TECH3010 CLASS TWO: TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 10am‐12pm, Hugh Aston 0.10• TECH3010 CLASS THREE: WEDNESDAY 29 FEBRUARY 10am‐12pm, Campus Centre 2.01
• 2. SPECIAL EVENTS• The talks will cover such topics as self‐ employment, taxation, intellectual property management, working in the media and freelance employment.• These events are not compulsory but are These events are not compulsory, but are highly recommended.• Please support our visiting speakers and Please support our visiting speakers and attend as many events as you can.
• 2. SPECIAL EVENTS• Its All Becoming Interactive ‐ Online Programming• Monday 27 February 4‐6pm, Queens 1.12• Three different industry producers talk about how they yp y made it. James Stodd is a successful sound designer, station imaging producer, and runs a successful blog site. Chris Skinner is a successful producer with Absolute Radio h i ki i f l d ih b l di and looks after Dave Gorman. Andrew Dudfield is an award winning BBC Online developer, with the BBC Dr award winning BBC Online developer with the BBC Dr Who website one of his creations.
• 2. SPECIAL EVENTS• Clusta: Interactive Advertising and Marketing Industries• Tuesday 28 February 2‐3pm, Hawthorn 00.33• Chris Harkin (Planner) of Clusta Ltd (an interactive Chris Harkin (Planner) of Clusta Ltd (an interactive agency based in Birmingham and London working in the advertising and marketing sector) will talk in the advertising and marketing sector) will talk about the company, the sector and case studies followed by Q & A. followed by Q & A.
• 2. SPECIAL EVENTS• Creative Leicestershire and Dan Lamoon (Seed Creativity and From Dusk 2 Dawn)• Wednesday 29 February 2‐3.30pm, Campus Centre 2.01• ‘The Successful Creative Freelancer’: Clare Hudson (Creative Industries Manager, Creative Leicestershire) will present helpful advice on becoming a successful creative freelancer. Dan Lamoon (Company Director Seed Creativity Ltd, Editor and Creative Director From Dusk 2 Dawn) will Ltd Editor and Creative Director From Dusk 2 Dawn) will talk about his first hand experience of start up and growth.
• 2. SPECIAL EVENTS• HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC): Self‐Employment Basics• Thursday 1 March 10.30‐11.30am, Queens 1.10• Sue Scandolo from the Business Education & Support Team of HMRC will run through the basic responsibilities and obligations of self employment. obligations of self employment• ProspectIP: Intellectual Property Management• Thursday 1 March 1‐2pm, Queens 1.10• Peter McLeod from Prospect IP will talk about issues relating to managing intellectual property.
• 2. SPECIAL EVENTS• RadioLab #4: Tom Bateman (BBC Radio Output Editor)• Thursday 1 March 5‐7pm, Queens 1.10• The latest in the series of RadioLab talks features The latest in the series of RadioLab talks features Tom Bateman who will talk about his career in broadcast journalism. Tom currently works as an broadcast journalism. Tom currently works as an output editor at BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat and regularly reports for the Today programme on BBC regularly reports for the Today programme on BBC Radio 4.