Business expert to give talk on recession

Enterprise expert Professor David Rae, from Lincoln Business School, will visit the University on Friday, 2 July 2010.

The lecture at 10am at the University Chaplaincy Centre in Molineux Street, Wolverhampton, is titled ‘Entrepreneurs and enterprise educators: what are the consequences of the recession and challenges of regenerating the economy in the new era?’

David is Director of Enterprise and Innovation at the University of Lincoln and Vice-President for Education for the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE).

Dr Ian Mckeown, from the University of Wolverhampton, said: “As the challenges that lie ahead of the country and economy become increasingly stark - the role of small firms and entrepreneurship comes under the spotlight. This timely address by Professor David Rae, an experienced and engaging speaker, promises to be both insightful and relevant to our current situation.”

Professor David Rae joined the University of Lincoln in 2006 as Professor of Business and Enterprise, where he is now Director of Enterprise & Innovation at Lincoln Business School. Prior to this, he led the development of enterprising learning at the University of Derby as Director of Enterprise Development.

He has published two books on entrepreneurship, the most recent being ‘Entrepreneurship – from opportunity to action’ (2007). David has over 20 years experience in enterprise, running a small business, consulting, organisational development and research, and has acted as a judge for the National Business Awards in the UK.

The free lecture is open to all. To book a place, contact Stephen Greenfield at stephengreenfield@wlv.ac.uk or call 01902 32 1772.

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