Aston University: Entrepreneurship

InstitutionAston University View institution profile
Department Aston Business School View department profile
Web www.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school
Email ask@aston.ac.uk
Telephone 0121 204 4810
Study type Taught

Summary

Study a MSc Entrepreneurship masters at Aston University and unleash your entrepreneurial potential.

With extensive industry contacts, links to business incubators and a huge amount of start-up support available, we’re the perfect stepping stone for your future.

This exciting course will equip you with the knowledge and capabilities to pursue a range of future career paths. We will provide you with the academic grounding and practical skills needed to start your own business.

**What will I learn?**
You’ll gain a detailed understanding of businesses in an international context, enabling you to work for a leading global firm or operate across borders with your own company.

The course covers the entire process of starting a new business venture, from the initial idea to international expansion. It will help you to identify and develop business opportunities and teach you how to check the feasibility of a venture using key frameworks and tools. It will teach you business growth strategies and what funding options are available to entrepreneurs.

You’ll also appreciate how enterprises can vary in terms of their mission, from commercial ventures aiming to maximise profits to social enterprises who prioritise social wealth creation. We also explore entrepreneurship in the context of family business and corporate intrapreneurship.

We’ll equip you with a broad knowledge of the international business environment. You’ll develop an understanding of how the external environment can affect business decision-making and behaviours. We examine foreign market entry modes, approaches to international trade, how international businesses are structured as well as the impact of technology and country policies on company strategy.

We examine the traits and characteristics often associated with successful entrepreneurs and help you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. This can empower you to create your own business and makes you alert to opportunities for growth and innovation in markets.

MSc

Aston Business School

LEARN BUSINESS.  DO BUSINESS

At Aston Business School we believe that our students deserve the very best of opportunities to experience the real business environment, with live projects and internships to prepare them for the real world.

Our postgraduate portfolio has been designed in close partnership with business and industry in the UK and internationally, giving you an ideal platform to build you future career. Impressive accreditation, a worldwide reputation, and staff who can pass on the benefit of genuine commercial experience will enhance your prospects and progression.

Our course structures enable you to gain the skillsets ...

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