University of Manchester

The Masood Entrepreneurship Centre is an integral part of the University of Manchester’s commitment to embedding enterprise and entrepreneurship teaching and learning across the campus; we deliver this through on-curricular programmes and co-curricular activities for all students and researchers. ‘Entrepreneurship for All’ – aligned around the three core pillars of Learn, Develop and Launch.

  • Core and elective taught units in enterprise and entrepreneurship, which are available for students in all Schools and Faculties, in mainly multi-disciplinary classes.
  • Co-curricular activities; supporting the development and launch of start-up opportunities including:
    • Annual business start-up competitions
      • Venture Further Awards
      • Harari Graphene Enterprise Award
      • Bright Ideas Competition
      • Hackathons
    • Early stage start-up funding – Kickstarter and Flying Start
    • Start-up support
      • Drop-in advice sessions
      • Advisor and mentor network
    • Speaker/networking series
      • Entrepreneurs@Manchester
      • StartUp Spotlight
      • She’s the Business
    • Enterprise Summer Bootcamp
    • Various workshops

Main contact: Lynn Sheppard, Director and Lee Pugalis, Deputy Director