Key Areas of Expertise and Related Publications
Key Areas: Business Schools, Universities and Small Enterprise, Setting up Small Business Centres, Technology Transfer

Facilitator, Workshop for Vice Chancellors of Sri Lankan Universities on theme of Entrepreneurship, Employability and the role of Universities Colombo 2008

Advisor  UK National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship 2005 ongoing – Educator development and creation of the Entrepreneurial University Model

Workshops in Colombia, Brazil and Argentina on developing Entrepreneurship Education in Universities 2006-8

Workshops/consultancy on the role of universities in Entrepreneurship and Regional/Local development Rostock, Germany, Lund Sweden and Vasternorrland Sweden 2006-7

Consultant and active contributor to the creation of the Croatian University of Strossmayer Osijek School of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Centre and development of the Masters in Entrepreneurship 2000--

Support for the development of the University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania Centre for Entrepreneurship Development 2000-

Development of successful £3mn bid for UK government Science Enterprise Challenge funding on behalf of the Five UK NE Universities 2000

Workshops across Latin America for Universities and related institutions on the strategies for supporting new enterprise development 1994-96 - for the EU in partnership with ESADE Business School Barcelona Spain

Workshops for Indian University Vice Chancellors in Delhi India on setting up Small Business Centres on behalf of the Indian University Grants Committee for the British Council 1993

Programme for Deans of Commonwealth Business Schools on Strategies for development of support for SMEs at Durham funded by the ILO and the Commonwealth Secretariat UK 1994

Chief Advisor to the Creation of the Small Business Centre, Moscow State University 1992-5 and of a similar Centre at the Russian Academy of Economy Moscow

Creating an Entrepreneurial Business School from Scratch' Programme for Deans and key staff of University Business Schools in the CIS Transition Countries in partnership with the European Foundation for Management Development (efmd) funded by the EU 1994

Support for the Development of Small Business Centre in Curtin Business School, Perth Australia, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa , Gdansk Management School Poland among others

Programmes for directors of SME Centres in Europe under the auspices of the EFMD

Development of Programmes for Technology transfer between universities and the SME community

Support for the establishment of a Centre for Enterprise at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Workshop for Deans and staff of Middle Eastern Business Schools on developing support for Small business and Entrepreneurship 1998 Bahrein

Workshops for deans and staff of transition economy business schools at Eurocentrum in Granada Spain 1996/7

Created, developed and ran 1971 -2000 the largest university Small Business Centres in Europe at Durham University

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