These think tanks seek to identify suitable means to translate this thought leadership into a stream of appropriate outputs and, in this manner, disseminate these outputs to governments, industry and educational institutions who are either directly and/or indirectly involved in the promotion of entrepreneurship.
Coventry University funds one place for a postgraduate researcher to attend the annual Cumberland lodge conference. The focus of the conference is to support PGRs to think about their next steps after completing their research degree. This year Zimu Xu applied and was selected to attend the 2018 Cumberland Lodge “Life Beyond PhD” 2018 Conference. Please read below of Zimu’s reflections on the experience.
Improv in the Entrepreneurial Classroom
By Peter McLuskie
As an enterprise educator, I saw the opportunity to both enhance my teaching practice and to pass on important skills and insights to emerging entrepreneurs.
The classes were very hands-on and covered a number of key areas of Improv practice including One Word Story, Yes and and Who, What, Where. For example, the one word story involves a group of people in a large circle creating a story one word at a time; each person adds a new word in a sequence until it comes to a conclusion.
Professor Maas took over as President at the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship’s (ISBE) 40th Annual Conference in Belfast. ISBE's (www.isbe.org.uk) focus is to enable excellence in small business and entrepreneurship across research, policy, practice and learning communities and this 40th annual conference succeeded in highlighting new knowledge in these areas. Coupled with intensive debates around these topics ISBE will endeavour to work actively on these issues to improve its impact on small business and entrepreneurship in future.
Representatives of Coventry University visited Kuala Lumpur to conduct a 2-day workshop in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE).
Malay Mail Online Sinar Harian
Society is currently facing pressing challenges such as climate change, struggling economies and immigration. Such global issues are exacerbated by high levels of unemployment, disease, poverty and conflict in certain countries.
A group of students from varying parts of the globe joined Coventry University for an opportunity to explore overseas and find the entrepreneur in themselves. The course, at postgraduate certificate level, aimed to grant an autonomous learning approach, allowing exploration, research and learning within a team.
Written by: Dr Stephen Dobson. Since he was child Amin Sulley, from Ghana, has always thought a little differently about life and perhaps noticed things in his everyday surroundings that others tended to overlook.
2016 has heralded a period of significant uncertainty for the UK economy, and this is likely to continue for several years. It is precisely during such times, however, that innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship become even more important...
Prof Tobie de Coning, Stellenbosch University and Visiting Professor at Coventry University’s takes the discussion further regarding rethinking the way entrepreneurship is promoted.
Gideon Maas, the Director of our International Centre for International Entrepreneurship shares his views on business in the 21st century. Our global economy is changing. Some say, not without substance, that it’s actually in crisis...
The International Centre Transformational Entrepreneurship is a unique centre formed to support sustainable socio-economic transformation through systemic approaches to entrepreneurship in communities.