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Entrepreneurial skills

At the Entrepreneurship Institute, we believe anyone can be entrepreneurial and that developing the 7 Skills of an Entrepreneurial Mindset will enhance your future, whatever that might hold.  

Our competitions, events and innovative learning experiences will help you develop this in demand range of skills which will ensure that you are always at the cutting edge of whichever field you decide to pursue.  

The 7 Skills of an Entrepreneurial Mindset are:  

  1. Compel  

  1. Disrupt 

  1. Think Lean  

  1. Validate  

  1. Be Resilient  

  1. Build Teams  

  2. Get it Done


Whichever opportunity you choose to engage with amongst our varied programme, you will come away having developed one or more of these skills. 

Find the opportunity that’s right for you:  

Enterprise Award – a year long exploration of enterprise an entrepreneurship full of events and learning opportunities that will supercharge your skills and goes on your HEAR  

Entrepreneurial Workshops – we run a range of workshops and webinars through the year on a range of topics related to the 7 Skills of an Entrepreneurial Mindset. Sign Up to our mailing list to ensure you never miss an event.  

Idea Factory – Our early stage idea competition which will teach you how to turn your bright idea into a viable business proposition. Prizes include funding from our £6000 prize pot, mentoring and much more!  

Venture Crawl – the day when students from all over London get to physically explore the London eco-system. Applications open in the new year, an event not to be missed!  

Online Learning Hub – Can’t wait to get stuck in? The Entrepreneurship Institute’s Online Learning Hub is full of resources and content that will help you build your knowledge, develop your skills and explore the world of entrepreneurship online. 

If you have any questions about any of our opportunities get in touch at innovation@kcl.ac.uk  

Current opportunities

Idea Factory

Idea Factory

Submit your ideas for new ventures! Win great prizes & mentorship to turn them into a reality!