Tait House present on importance of social enterprise for bootcamp held at Kemmy Business School

23 Oct

Tait House were delighted to speak at a Bootcamp held at the Kemmy Business School this week.       

The camp – entitled Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Age of Digital Transformation – aims to provide students with an understanding of the key drivers of digital transformation and educate them in entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour methods to generate sources of innovation and competitive advantage in a digital context.    

Kelly Fitzgeralds addressing participants at the bootcamp

More specifically, the programme offers insights into ideation, design thinking, agile innovation, and business model innovation as sources of opportunity identification and problem solving.

Tait House representative Kelly Fitzgerald spoke to attendees about social enterprise and the variety of social enterprises currently being facilitated within the Tait House organisation. She guided the attendees on the importance of social entrepreneurship and the benefits it can have both in terms of job creation and for community growth and development.

The bootcamp had a key focus on preparing for the changing workplace and provided students with insights into a range of alternative career development paths to extend beyond the university to include apprenticeships, PLCs and entry level training programmes.

The programme was delivered in a highly engaging and creative way through workshops, role playing, company visits, and guest speakers from entrepreneurs, managers and industry experts on future needs of the workplace who will develop transferable skills such as digital language, communication, agile thinking, creative, learning from failure, people and project management and design thinking.  

The event included guest speakers and mentors from financial institutions, technology transfer supports, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs who can outline their experience of creativity and innovation from an early stage perspective.

Students who complete the programme will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Kemmy Business School and the Nexus Innovation Centre.


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