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Our Entrepreneurship and Innovation programme combines theoretical and empirical perspectives with the development of practical skills and opportunities for the application of knowledge to real-life organisational issues faced by those establishing and managing innovation-driven organisations.

Knowledge and Understanding

By the end of the programme, students will have knowledge and understanding of:

  • Key concepts underpinning entrepreneurship and its application in the recognition and exploitation of product/ service/ process opportunities
  • Key concepts underpinning innovation and the issues associated with developing and sustaining innovation within organisations
  • How to design creative strategies for pursuing, exploiting and further developing new opportunities
  • Issues associated with securing and managing financial resources in new and established organisations

Graduate Attributes

By the end of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Respond positively and effectively to problems in unfamiliar contexts
  • Apply new ideas, methods and ways of thinking
  • Engage with a range of stakeholders to deliver creative and sustainable solutions to specific problems
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Work effectively with colleagues with diverse skills, experiences and be able to critically reflect on own practice
  • Consider the ethical and environmental issues and responsibilities which managers take into account when making decisions