The main focus of Entrepreneurship and Innovation is on entrepreneurship and the processes involved in the management of innovation and change. This study provides students with the opportunity to explore the nature and characteristics of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs and to identify their own entrepreneurial capabilities. The study can show students how entrepreneurial capabilities can be developed and how innovation and entrepreneurship can be developed within organisations. It will also explore management and policy issues associated with encouraging enterprise and innovation within organisations and the economy.

Student shall expect to learn the following from entrepreneurship and innovation:

  • The role of entrepreneurship in the economy and society
  • The nature, characteristics and behaviour of entrepreneurs
  • Developing creativity
  • Opportunity and innovation
  • Creating entrepreneurial ventures
  • Retaining and developing entrepreneurship as venture grows
  • Corporate entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship
  • Social entrepreneurship and civic entrepreneurship
  • The diffusion of innovation