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Do you want to run your own business but you’re not sure where to begin? Why don’t you start by coming to this whistlestop tour of some basic but vital steps to get you started on the journey to be your own boss.

We’ll cover how to come up with ideas and how to evaluate them, we’ll look at the myths and realities surrounding self-employment and some practical steps as to how to build your business from scratch. You will also have a chance to ask questions and find out how the University can support you in building your dreams.

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Lynda is a Fellow of the International Enterprise Educators Programme. After graduating with Honours in European Business Studies & German Lynda joined the pharmaceutical industry where she worked in sales and training roles before leaving to set up her own two successful start-ups. In 2009 Lynda joined the University in a Business Development role with Research & Innovation Services and then joined the Student & Graduate Enterprise Team as the Enterprise Adviser in 2012. Her role is to develop, implement and deliver enterprise activities and events to develop the enterprising mind-sets of students, graduates and staff.

Lynda works across the University with academic colleagues to advise on and support the delivery of enterprise through the curriculum as well as delivering one to one support in the early stages of venture creation. In her role as Enterprise Adviser for nest Lynda also facilitates a variety of idea generation and start-up workshops and programmes.

On a broader level Lynda is also responsible for the identification, development and dissemination of good practice drawn from across the Higher Education Sector, across the University in the areas of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

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