Transform an idea into a viable business

This series will take you through some of the fundamental stages of developing an idea, covering the practical steps and frameworks that will help you to turn that idea into a potential venture. The series will take you through four core topics: 

  • Building a team – Wednesday 17 Feb, 16.00

    • Virtual Zoom workshop with delivered by Yo Percale, Founder
  • Defining your market – Wednesday 24 Feb, 16.00
    • Streamed on YouTube, followed by Live Q&A with Yo Percale
  • Choosing the right business model – Wednesday 3 March, 16.00
    • Streamed on YouTube, followed by Live Q&A with Yo Percale
  • Developing your pitch – Wednesday 10 March, 16.00
    • Streamed on YouTube, followed by Live Q&A with Yo Percale

This year, the workshops will be virtual, kicking off with one live session, followed by a series of pre-recorded material. Sign up now to access the online learning content, delivered by Yo Percale, on topics; ‘Building a team, defining your market, business model and pitching’. Once you sign up, you will be sent the content that has already been released and be added the list to received the weekly release of the videos. Workshops which are released on YouTube and will be followed by a live masterclass with the facilitator to give you the opportunity to ask direct questions about the material and meet others going through the series.

Use this as an opportunity to develop your idea ready to apply to All-Innovate, Oxford’s first university wide, inter-college ideas competition. Workshops are open to students from all Divisions and Colleges and are a fantastic chance to build your CV, meet new people and learn from our leading experts and facilitators.

Idea Exploration workshops

Who are they for?

The workshops are open to all University of Oxford students – any discipline, all levels of study.

Why should you attend?

This series is a great opportunity to develop fundamental skills in complex problem solving, creativity, critical thinking and collaborating with others, all of which have been identified by The World Economic Forum as necessary skills to equip individuals to thrive in the ‘fourth industrial revolution’.

Not only will this series help to build these skills, it will do so in a fun and engaging way whilst giving you the opportunity to meet and collaborate with students from across the whole university.