Adah-Kole Onjewu

Lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE)
Faculty of Business and Law

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I joined the International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE) in August 2017 as a full-time Lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. I teach on all levels of the BA Enterprise and Entrepreneurship degree and lead modules on Strategic Issues and Growth, Personal Entrepreneurial Development, New Venture Feasibility and Small Business Management. In addition to my teaching responsibilities, I am also the Deputy Course Director for the BA in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

My research interests are entrepreneurial finance, SMEs in the credit rating sector, entrepreneurship pedagogy and transformational entrepreneurship. I am also interested in Fintech start-ups and the entrepreneurial activities of Rohingya refugees.


  • MSc in International Business, University of Hertfordshire, 2012
  • BA in Business, University of Hertfordshire, 2010
Research interests
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Entrepreneurship Pedagogy
  • SMEs in the Credit Rating Sector
  • Transformational Entrepreneurship
Recent outputs and publications

Conference Proceedings:

  • Onjewu, A. (2015) Exit Ratings, to Withdraw or Not to Withdraw? That is the Question: An Exploratory Study of International Market Participants in Proceedings of BAFA Conference held September 2015 in Brighton, UK.

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Teaching modules

Semester 1

  • Strategic Issues and Growth
  • Personal Entrepreneurial Development 

Semester 2

  • Small Business Management
  • Exploring Entrepreneurship
  • Profitability and Financial Performance
Areas of Expertise
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Strategy
 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023