Summer Camp - Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Design

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 09:15 to Friday, August 18, 2017 - 09:15
Maynooth North Campus

Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Design Summer Camp is a week-long ‘deep dive’ into the exciting world of design, innovation new ventures and startups. If you have an interest in starting a business or working in the exciting world of innovation, then this is for you!

We will focus on things like: Creativity in Business: Problem Solving Social Innovation Design - how to design better business ideas App Design Digital Marketing How to start a business Consumer Experience (CX) and User Experience (UX) Entrepreneurship Technology Presentation Skills

Who is this for?If you are just about to enter TY, 5th or 6th year and you have an interest in new ideas, new businesses, new apps, new services, new anything...then this is probably perfect for you.  Over this week, we have created an exciting programme of expert speakers, great workshops and stimulating ideas.

The programme will be run over 5 days.  Students will be put into teams of 5 or 6 and will be given an assignment to work on throughout the programme.  Each day, they will be given inputs, ideas and mentoring to help develop ideas of their own and on the final day, they will be asked to present their team’s idea to a (friendly but expert) panel of academics and industry experts.  The team will be given prizes for their efforts.  The schedule of week is provided overleaf.

The core of the programme will focus on creativity, design, IT skills, business and entrepreneurship. 

Summer Camp Timetable

For: TY, 5th and 6th year students 
Fee: €50 For the full week
Lunch: Provided and included in fee