Swansea University's The Big Pitch

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The Big Pitch is a competition designed by the enterprise team at Swansea University to raise awareness of Entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial skills.

Whether students have a business idea or feel that they have these Entrepreneurial traits, They are able to pitch their idea or themselves to a panel of esteemed Judges.

What are these Entrepreneurial Skills:

creativity, innovation, resilience, self awareness, self management, problem solving, analytical thinking, leadership, team work and communication = highly valued by todays employers

However the CBI state that 70% of graduates dont leave university with the skills to be effective and impact their company.

Our aim is to change behaviours & attitudes preparing students for a global world of uncertainty, industry shakes up and a competitive labour market.

How the competition Will Work

Weekly workshops Run in Fulton Seminar Room 6 Singleton Campus (12 – 2pm) and Great Hall 049 Bay Campus (2-4pm)

  • Week 1 Wednesday 28th February Introduction and competition Info (freebies) & Skills Audit
  • Week 2 Wednesday 7th March Marketing
  • Week 3 Wednesday 14th March - Problem solving, Team Work & Creativity!
  • Week 4 Wednesday 21st March How to Pitch and Communicate & Skills Audit

The Big Pitch Wednesday 18th April 2018 (1st week after Easter)

For More information Contact Kelly or Rhodri in the enterprise Team

Prizes range from:

International and Domestic Work Placements

Seed Funding to Grow your Business Idea

Mentoring and Support

Incubation Space

Fantatsic Freebies for All Entrants!!

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