Professor Shelley Farrington, from the Department of Business Management, was a keynote speaker at the 3rd Global Entrepreneurship Catalyst Symposium. 


The symposium, held virtually from 14th to 15th March 2024, was jointly hosted by Jaipuria Institute of Management in India and CGM Training and Consulting in South Africa. Under the theme "Entrepreneurship Education: Vision 2030 and the Role of Entrepreneurship in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals," the symposium convened 29 speakers from 14 countries worldwide, offering diverse perspectives and insights into entrepreneurship education and its pivotal role in global development.

Prof Farrington’s keynote address focussed on “Assessing Student Entrepreneurship Support in a Developing Country Context”, which was based on research conducted by herself, Mr Riyaad Ismail and Ms Atlehang Nkotha. The symposium served as a platform for global thought leaders, academics, and practitioners to exchange ideas, share best practices, and develop collaborations aimed at advancing entrepreneurship education and its alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals.