Education & Enterprise

Denys Shortt OBE is a speaker and mentor and actively helps students with their startup ideas at several Schools, Colleges and Universities. Denys is also a keen supporter of the Arts. 

See below for more details :

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Orchestra of the Swan

DCS has sponsored the Orchestra of the Swan for several years. 
Led by David Curtis, it is rapidly becoming world renown.
“Orchestra of the Swan means different things to different people. Whatever this is, our Friends and sponsors mean everything to us – and they recognise our achievements and help us go further.”
The sponsorship provided by DCS provides vital support for every area of their work – enabling them to perform to children in local schools, nurture tomorrow’s composers and soloists and take the finest music to audiences throughout the UK.

Orchestra of the Swan Website

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WMG Warwick - IIPSI

WMG was founded by Professor Lord Bhattacharyya in 1980 to reinvigorate manufacturing. From its inception WMG’s mission has been to improve the competitiveness of organisations around the world through the application of value adding innovation, new technologies and skills deployment, bringing academic rigour to industrial and organisational practice.

Denys has a strong interest in supporting WMG and works with IIPSI - the International Institution of Product and Service Innovation on The Hub of All Things project.  Denys has started a new company EnableID as a result of this work.

Denys has also joined the Business Advisory Board at the brand new WMG Academy.

WMG Warwick Website

WMG Academy Wedsite

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Royal Agricultural University

Denys Shortt OBE helped start the Grand Idea business competition for students including the creation and donation of the website.

Denys promotes entrepreneurship and enterprise at the Royal Agricultural University. More recently Denys has pushed for a 3 step process - 1.Research / 2.Innovation / 3.Business Startup

A new Innovation and Skills centre has been developed at HarnHill Manor Farm and there are plans for a new Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre.

Royal Agricultural University Website

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Warwick Business School

Denys C. Shortt OBE is a Board member of Warwick Business School (WBS) and has been for several years.

Denys often talks to the MBA students to promote entrepreneurship and also offer mentoring and advice. Denys also welcomes each year a group of 40 MBA students for the IIMA - Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad to visit DCS and Enable Software.

WBS recently opened at The Shard London where various MBA's are available.

See the videos: Welcome to WBS in The Shard

WBS reaching new heights at The Shard