Coventry University

Perspectives on Entrepreneurship

Delivered online

Coventry University
Enrolment Date(s):
16 September
2 weeks

Course description

Develop your understanding of the characteristics of entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship can take on different meanings depending on the context. On this course, you will have the opportunity to become more familiar with the different ways entrepreneurship can be understood, both historically and culturally.

You will critically evaluate the role and significance of different perspectives within the evolution of entrepreneurship theory. You will use case studies at an organisational, sector, and national level to complement your understanding of the main theories.

What topics will you cover?

Delve into topics covering economic, sociological, psychological and cultural perspectives of entrepreneurship, which will help you develop your own views on what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Identify the characteristics of an entrepreneurial mindset and how this may vary according to cultural background.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…

Synthesise different perspectives of entrepreneurship
Evaluate your entrepreneurial mindset
Reflect on the importance of different perspectives of entrepreneurship
Identify sustainable development challenges in your country