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Virtually Connected: with Simon Hannah
Virtually Connected: with Simon Hannah

Simon Hannah, CEO of JW Filshill Ltd chats to Entrepreneurial Scotland about business life during CV19 and gives his insight into what he thinks will be important for businesses post crisis.

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Five Minutes with Jude Thorpe, Thorpe Molloy McCulloch Recruitment Ltd
Five Minutes with Jude Thorpe, Thorpe Molloy McCulloch Recruitment Ltd

Jude Thorpe, Director of Thorpe Molloy McCulloch Recruitment Ltd chatted to Entrepreneurial Scotland about the Saltire Leaders Programme and its cohort visit to Boston in October 2019.

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Investing in Yourself - An Interview with Andrew and Michael Donaldson
Investing in Yourself - An Interview with Andrew and Michael Donaldson

Entrepreneurial Scotland spoke to Andrew and Michael Donaldson from James Donaldson & Sons Ltd about their experiences on the Saltire Leaders Programme, including a visit to Boston and the renowned Babson College.

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Boston Reflections - Five Minutes with Paul Blackler, Baotic
Boston Reflections - Five Minutes with Paul Blackler, Baotic

Entrepreneurial Scotland spoke to Paul Blackler from Baotic about his experience at Babson College, Boston as part of the Saltire Leadership Programme in May 2019. An interview about his learnings and insights.

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Back to Babson with Lisa Thomson, Purpose HR
Back to Babson with Lisa Thomson, Purpose HR

Lisa Thomson, Founder and CEO of Purpose HR, reflects on her visits to Babson College, Boston - and how these experiences have directly benefitted her business.

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Babson College - A Brief Guide
Babson College - A Brief Guide

A few details on this most inspiring place - a challenging and rewarding educational institution with energy and entrepreneurial impetus. A College that equips its students to think differently and succeed in business.

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Fresh Confidence with Lynne Jhangeer, LINIAN
Fresh Confidence with Lynne Jhangeer, LINIAN

We caught up with Lynne Jhangeer from LINIAN, as she reflects on the impact that Saltire Leaders Programme participation has had on her business and on her professional learning development, five months on…

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The Modules

The world’s Number One undergraduate school for entrepreneurship.

October 2020 — 4th-11th

May 2021

Babson College Faculty Director Professor Les Charm has designed two overseas learning modules, specifically tailored to Saltire Leaders, that develop global perspective through ‘entrepreneurial thought and action’™

  • Develop thinking skills that embrace global opportunity and innovation
  • Build confidence and capability to take action and affect change

Offering unique immersion in a challenging and action-orientated entrepreneurial culture, Babson College sets high expectations for participant engagement. Its faculty of entrepreneurs draw from personal experience and have a keen understanding of current affairs and global markets.

The full Babson-Boston experience includes facilitated visits to high growth businesses in the Boston Massachusetts area and delivers learning that endures for decades.

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Insights from investors, leaders and best in class firms in entrepreneurial hubs around the world.

February 2020 – Silicon Valley (Sold Out)

Q4 2020– Berlin

As a cohort of peers, you will have privileged access to global hubs such as the likes of Silicon Valley, Berlin and Shanghai. Hear and see the inside track:

  • From entrepreneurs and business leaders on the skills and mindset required to confront the challenges and opportunities of growth
  • From investors on what they love and what they hate and how they assess a firm’s growth potential
  • From leading firms such as Netflix, Google and Linkedin on how they see the future and what best-in-class looks and feels like

An immersive and potentially transformative opportunity shared with like-minded peers, to build your understanding and contacts across the world and ultimately shape your mindset for growth.

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