Applications accepted from early 2018 onwards.
The Scotland Can Do SCALE Summer School is an executive education residential programme designed to provide an inspirational, practical and structured approach to developing your skills for growth. The teaching is led by internationally renowned educators with direct expertise in scaling up a business. The programme will equip you with a proven, systematic and rigorous approach to grow your business.
Launched in 2015, Scotland CAN DO SCALE aims to develop the skills of entrepreneurs with an internationally relevant, innovation-driven business, with the potential to grow significantly in Scotland.
As part of the initiative, the SCALE Summer School will offer unprecedented access to global teaching, led over the last 3 years by internationally renowned professors Bill Aulet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management and Noam Wasserman, University of Southern California (USC). It is specifically designed for businesses at the early stage of their scaling journey with ambitions to scale up their business.
The event will equip entrepreneurs with a proven, systematic and rigorous approach to grow their business that can be reused to foster new markets and products throughout the company’s lifetime.
The Can Do Scale Summer School will draw content from international best practice and experience, tailored to fit the Scottish participants. Successful applicants will benefit from:
Since its inception in 2015, over 200 businesses from across Scotland have benefited from the summer schools and subsequently increased their confidence, turnover and employment. The alumni highly recommend the summer school. You can read their stories at www.cando.scot/scale
For more information, please get in touch with the Scotland Can Do SCALE Project Manager Graeme Schmidt
Applications will be accepted from early 2018 onwards and full details on how to apply will be published here and at www.cando.scot/scale.
All entries will be assessed by an independent expert panel and businesses will be shortlisted for interviews which will take place across Scotland.
The Scotland Can Do SCALE (SCALE) programme is an inclusive, high growth entrepreneurial education initiative led by three government agencies, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and the Scottish Funding Council (the Partners) with strong backing from the Scottish Government and Entrepreneurial Scotland. Drawing on world leading educators and specialists, it is an ambitious programme which will place Scotland as a leader in stimulating a step change in regional innovation driven entrepreneurship.