University of Essex: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

InstitutionUniversity of Essex
Department Essex Business School
Web http://www.essex.ac.uk
Email pgadmit@essex.ac.uk
Telephone 01206 872719
Study type Taught

Summary

How do we achieve economic prosperity, regional growth and social transformation?

Our MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation is taught at Essex Business School. It uses innovative and interactive teaching, such as group working and applied projects, to develop your practical business knowledge and employability skills. We hone your entrepreneurial spirit, so you can have the capabilities and confidence to launch your own venture, manage your family business or introduce innovative ideas to improve performance at existing organisations.

This course explores the entrepreneurial issues and challenges high on the agendas of businesses, governments, policy-makers, researchers, educators and wider communities across the world.

You explore topics including:

- economic, sociological, psychological and managerial theories of enterprise creation theories and practices of entrepreneurship

- entrepreneurship skills

- strategic innovation management

- new venture development

- how to prepare a business plan

Essex is one of the most entrepreneurial counties in the UK and an exciting place to do business. At Essex Business School, we teach you to take control of your career and create ideas, products and services with real value. Our current Masters students join us from more than 40 countries and our international team of academics help you gain a global understanding of business in established and developing markets, so you can have the best foundation for your career.

Guest lectures give you access to practitioners and policy makers, who share real-world experiences to prepare you to tackle the challenges facing entrepreneurs and SMEs today. Instead of a dissertation, you can opt to complete a comprehensive business plan for your new venture or an existing business, giving you the opportunity to gain valuable feedback on your ideas from academics and industry practitioners.

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