4-5 June 2024

Manchester Central

Speakers

Claire Pattison

Senior Lecturer – Enterprise in Practice. Help to Grow: Management Course

Speaker profile

Claire is a Senior Lecturer Enterprise in Practice, Leadership & Growth thematic lead, HEA Fellow and Doctoral Researcher and joined the Centre for Enterprise in March 2013. Claire works across a series of programmes to support SME leadership, innovation, business growth, and entrepreneurship. Claire is the Programme Director of the CABS Help to Grow Management and the GMCA OpenSME platform.

Prior to this, Claire project managed several projects within the Centre for Enterprise; including ERDF SMART Cheshire Innovation Programme, ERDF Greater Manchester High Growth Network Programme (2016- 2018), ERDF Knowledge Action Network project, Erasmus+ Essence, developing a Smart Sustainable Cities Minor, and more recently transfer of this programme into Vietnam through Saunac, and the European multi-partner Leonardo da Vinci Transfer of Innovation project.

Claire graduated from Newcastle University in 2002 with a BA (Hons) in Politics, and gained her Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice in 2014. Claire is currently undertaking a PhD in gender and entrepreneurial identity.

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Wednesday 05 June

11:00

11:00 - 11:30   |   Women in Business & Tech Theatre

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