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Start up services

Start up services

Start up services

Spark is the name for the business start up service based in the University of Leeds Career Centre. The dedicated Spark team ensures you receive the most up to date information and continuing support through your entrepreneurial journey from initial ideas to start up, growth and beyond.


The Spark Team are:

In addition to our full-time Spark team, we also have links with a range of specialist external advisers including solicitors, accountants, intellectual property (ip) experts, marketing and business mentors to give you and your business all the help you need.

New MSc Enterprise programme 

New for 2013, the Leeds Enterprise Centre are pleased to launch the MSc Enterprise programme.

Develop an understanding of enterprise on a global scale, and gain skills and knowledge to start, develop and manage your own business and to effectively exploit business opportunities. 

For more detailed information about the programme, visit the Centre For Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and for any questions, contact Programme Director Dr. Stephen King at s.f.king@lubs.leeds.ac.uk.

Apply online via the business school website

Competitions

  • The Leeds University Business plan competition is run annually and the winner represents Leeds at the Regional Awards in Yorkshire and Humberside.
  • Previous Leeds winners have included Fruitlift, Think Pacific (who won both the local and regional Business plan petition) and most recently Bariatric Training Suits Ltd.