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Wednesday, August 3 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Entrepreneurship for students (and teachers)

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In this 'off topic' session we take a look at entrepreneurship in the new economy, and how both teachers and students can get involved. Dan Taylor is the founder and Director of AppsEvents, a Google for Education partner and organizer of summits and training worldwide. 

AppsEvents is is a completely virtual organisation with no offices and no full time employees that runs events most weeks quite literally across the globe. We look at this example and others of how people are building a new kind of business, often in their spare time using web-based tools. 

In particular we look at: 
1. Teacher entrepreneurs - many teachers who are building businesses in their spare time and the types of things they are doing 
2.The philosophy from the book 'The four hour work week' by Tim Ferriss and how we use the 80/20 rule and Tim's 'DEAL - Definition, Elimination, Automation and Liberation' to run things 
2. The tools to do it: How you can manage a business and promote yourself completely online - Almost entirely using Google Drive, Sites, Hangouts, Plus and YouTube 
3. The network: How to build a business with a team centric approach ....plus a lot more

Speakers
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Dan Taylor

Director, AppsEvents
Dan Taylor is from the UK and the Director of AppsEvents. After studying Systems Engineering at University he worked as a management consultant where he developed a passion for EdTech projects. He has been involved in the Google Education community since the launch of Google Apps for Education in 2006. He began his Google work as a technical consultant managing the set-up and migration of schools to Google Apps, and has assisted the first schools... Read More →


Wednesday August 3, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Room 201 - Computer Lab

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