MIT Entrepreneurship Development Programme 2018

Four entrepreneurs from the Highlands and Islands have given their businesses a global boost through attending one of the world’s most renowned business executive education courses.

The group, from businesses in Inverness, Aviemore, Alness and Mull, are among 80 entrepreneurs from across the globe who took part in the Entrepreneurship Development Programme at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston in January 2018.

They secured sponsorship from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to attend this year’s programme to gain inspiration and insight from globally renowned entrepreneurs and academics, and learn the tools they need to grow their businesses in national and international markets.


What our businesses say about the EDP experience

This video gives an overview of, and insight into, the MIT EDP course from some of the Scottish entrepreneurs who have taken part on the course in previous years.


MIT EDP: Networking at EDP

What you can gain from EDP and working alongside other ambitious entrepreneurs.


MIT EDP: Seonaidh MacDonald on HIE’s support for entrepreneurs

Seonaidh highlights the main benefits for entrepreneurs to engage with HIE.


MIT EDP: Gary Campbell on Highland businesses scaling up

On HIE support for Highlands & Islands businesses to gain knowledge through attending international executive education.


MIT EDP: Henry Blake on working with MIT on pricing

Henry on his collaboration with MIT to develop a new pricing structure.


MIT EDP: Henry Blake on HIE’s support and strategic planning

Henry speaks about the strategic business planning available from HIE for account managed businesses.



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