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Jurek Sikorski

Executive Director for the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship

Founder and Director of Henley Business Angels

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Specialisms

  • Applied Entrepreneurship, 
  • Advising Start-Up and Scale-Up Businesses, 
  • Angel Investing, 
  • Sales Development, 
  • Leadership 4.0

Location

Edith Morley building room 270, Whiteknights campus

Jurek Sikorski is Executive Director for Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship at Henley Business School. He is also Founder and Director of Henley Business Angels.

Jurek is a business adviser to several start-up businesses and chairman of three high growth technology companies. He speaks on entrepreneurship and has delivered workshops including 'I Want to Start My Own Company', 'Build Powerful Selling Skills', 'Angel Investing', 'Key Account Management' and 'Develop Your Personal Brand'.

Jurek is module convener for the Understanding Sales module at Henley Business School, where he has launched several initiatives including the IDEAFEST Business Idea Competition, the Business Idea and Start-Up Clinic and the Entrepreneurship Society. He also hosts the Summer Start-Up Boot Camp.

Jurek is Entrepreneur Mentor in Residence at London Business School, where he has designed and launched the Business Incubator Programme that supports start-up businesses to become successful trading operations. He has also delivered several workshops at Kings College London, including 'Commercialise your Research', 'Write a Great Business Plan' and 'Customer Development Workshop' at the J&J Digital Health Masterclass.

Jurek developed the 'Winning and Developing Customers' one day masterclass and judges business plan competitions. He also co-hosted the Brittlestand Symposium for business leaders.

Jurek specialises in life sciences and over 20 years was CEO of several private and UK main market and AIM listed companies before which he was sales and marketing director at a FTSE 100 medical devices company. He has also held numerous NED positions in that time.

Understanding Sales

This module introduces students to sales and in particular the sales process and selling. It adopts a highly practitioner-oriented introduction to sales. It explains to students, different approaches and models...

Module code: MM294