In advance of the launch of Elevator’s second Centre of Entrepreneurship and Business Accelerator within the University of Dundee Campus, Elevator, with funding support from European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and in collaboration with Business Gateway and the University of Dundee, will host three free workshops in Dundee - looking at some of the themes we cover in our intensive 12-week Accelerator Programme. If you would like to apply for Cohort 1 of Dundee's first Elevator Accelerator Programme, starting September 2017, please register here.

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Dundee Centre of Entrepreneurship Workshop Series:


Three essential elements covered in Elevator’s flagship Accelerator Programme are pitching and presentation skills, design-led thinking and utilising the Business Model Canvas.  

WORKSHOP 1 - Idea Generation and Design Led Thinking

When? 10 AM to 5 PM - Wednesday 2nd of August 2017

Where: The Business Gateway offices at Unit 27-28 City Quay, Dundee DD1 3JA

Why attend:

Are you using design-led innovation to enhance your business? 

Design is so much more than making a product look or work better – design-led thinking can enhance your whole business! (from happier staff and clients to inspiring workplaces). 

Find out more at this idea generation and design thinking workshop with the experts at Elevator and Ashton McGill:

Book your free place here:

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WORKSHOP 2 - The Business Model Canvas

When? 10 AM - 5 PM Wednesday 9th of August 2017

Where? Room 2S03, Dalhouse Building, 75 Old Hawkhill, Unversity of Dundee, DD1 5EN

Do you want to be able to evaluate and monitor at a glance your business's Value Proposition, infrastructure, learn who your clients and customers are, how you will reach them and identify how you will finance your business and engage your audience?  

YES? The Elevator Accelerator Team can help. Come along to this Business Model Canvas event where you will explore the 9 key segments:

Key Partners, Key Activities, Key Resources, Cost Structure, Value Propositions, Customer Relationships, Channels, Customer Segments, Revenue Streams. 

This could be the key to your business awakening! 

Book your free place HERE:

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WORKSHOP 3 - Pitching and Presentation Skills (NOW FULLY BOOKED)

When? 10 AM to 5PM Wednesday 16th August 2017,

Where? Room 2S03, Dalhouse Building, 75 Old Hawkhill, Unversity of Dundee, DD1 5EN

DUNDEE - Pitching and Presentation Skills

When? 10 AM to 5 PM, Wednesday 16th August 2017

Where: Dalhousie Building (Room 2F10)

75 Old Hawkhill - in the University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EN

Why attend:

Is your pitch blowing away your audience every time?

This free workshop will provide you with the business skills to:

  • Create an engaging pitch in your own individual style 
  • Develop a clear takeaway message for your audience.
  • Help you to create a positive impact and powerful delivery!

…all with your newly enhanced pitch.

Learn from the experts at Elevator and book your free place HERE:

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 We look forward to welcoming you to one of these events. If you have any queries, please contact Elevator's Accelerator Manager - Dundee, Andy Campbell via or call 07973 286432.

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