This module aims to help you to critically evaluate and identify your personal and business objectives when it comes to new venture creation. You will have the opportunity to critically reflect upon your values, goals and motivations to help develop your confidence to take entrepreneurial actions.
9 July – 22 July 2023
The sessions will help you to assess your entrepreneurial capabilities and skills as well as developing a learning map to summarise and plan your- entrepreneurial development. This will be achieved through a series of individual and group based tasks that centre of idea generation, evaluation and implementation.
How will this course be taught
You will be guided and supported by staff who are passionate about the subjects they research and teach. We have experts across a whole range of disciplines including business, engineering, communications, English, media, emerging technology, sustainability, health, and psychology.
The classes draw on the latest information and research, are interactive, and focus on developing your knowledge and English language skills (if necessary). The academic sessions are interactive and allow you to learn from different perspectives.
Our courses are based on four principles:
- course content from leading academics and industry experts;
- industry specific fieldtrips which will be embedded into the programmes;
- cultural and social activities allowing development of transferable skills;
- pastoral care and ongoing support throughout the programme.
The certificate of attendance is presented on the last day of the module.
The Coventry University Global Summer School (hereby known as “the Programme”) is open to students, HE professionals and members of the public. In order to apply to the Programme, Coventry University you must be aged 18 or above by the time that the course starts.
For all courses, we require a good level of English language skill in speaking, reading and writing. All courses are taught solely in English. The Global Summer School recommends a TOEFL overall score minimum of 35 and IELTS score minimum 5. If you do not have a valid (within 2 years) TOEFL/IELTS score, please take the English language test and send us your score for consideration.
You’ll be staying in Coventry University student accommodation as part of your Global Summer School programme. The accommodation consists of a mix of 4 - 12 en-suite bedroom flats, with a shared kitchen. Located just 5-10 minutes from the University and close to supermarkets, restaurants, Coventry city centre, and other local amenities, our student accommodations are perfect for getting to know your new friends on the course.
During your time with us you’ll have the opportunity to:
- Take part in a guided tour of Coventry University
- Enjoy a welcome and farewell meal with the new friends you’ll make on the course
- Participate in social and cultural activities
- Have free time to explore Coventry, Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon, or other nearby locales
- Spend time with a university Student Ambassador, giving you the inside information on Coventry
If you have any questions around payment, laptop requirements and more you can consult our frequently asked questions page.