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  • 1. School of Entrepreneurship and Business ‘ Capturing and Growing the Spirit of Enterprise’
  • 2. What do we mean by Entrepreneurship?
    • New venture creation (start-ups and new projects).
    • The growth of small business (new ways of managing change).
    • Development of new products, services and new ways of managing organisations (innovation).
    • Concerns small businesses in particular, but also large firms, NGOs, government departments and support services.
    • Social change; changes in the direction of the market & the economy.
    People, Organisations and the Environment
  • 3. ENTREPRENEURSHIP Entrepreneurship – An Inclusive, Multi-Disciplinary Subject Economics Geography International Business Marketing Psychology Arts and Creativity
  • 4. Who is interested in the study of Entrepreneurship?
    • Traditional students from all fields
    • Small business owner-managers
    • Large company managers
    • Policy makers
    • Support service staff
    • Community – social enterprise
  • 5. An Entrepreneurship Framework at the University of Essex Engagement on 3 levels The Institutional The Individual The Regional The National The International
  • 6. Research
    • Underpins all SEB activities
    • Research Centres and Research Groups
    • Centre for Entrepreneurship Research:
      • Current areas of activity
        • Entrepreneurship and Public Policy
        • Entrepreneurship and Internationalisation of Businesses
        • Innovation and Growth
        • Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development
        • Social Entrepreneurship
        • Country of Origin and Product Marketing
        • Migration, Refugee Communities & Enterprise
        • Entrepreneurship Education
      • New Prospects:
        • International Entrepreneurial Marketing; Organisational Innovation
    PhD Programmes: PhD in Entrepreneurship PhD in Business Administration Weigao China Business Research Group
  • 7. Undergraduate Programmes
    • BSc Marketing and Innovation
    • BSc International Entrepreneurship and Business
    • BSc Business and Service Industry Management
    • BSc New Technology and Digital Enterprise Management
    • BSc New Venture Creation and Enterprise Management
    Potentially leading to…
  • 8. Postgraduate Programmes
    • MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Masters Public Enterprise and Management
    • MSc International Business and Entrepreneurship
    • MSc International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
    • MSc in Creative Industry Management
    • MSc International Small Business and Entrepreneurship
    • MSc Social Entrepreneurship
    • MSc Entrepreneurship and Regional Development
  • 9. Additional PG Programmes from 2008-9
    • MSc in Technology and Innovation Management
    • MSc in Venture Finance and Innovation Management
    • MSc in Organisational Studies and Human Resource Management
  • 10. Style of Provision
    • Teaching style – Drawing from international networks; case study/practice as basis for learning; group work;
    • Close working links with businesses, policy making and other organisations
    • Close networks with local and international universities
    • Research linked to teaching to short courses and CPD, to business development and support for policy development
    • Personal development – portfolio building
  • 11. How will SEB work for you? A portfolio of entrepreneurial skills and competencies
    • International Research (cutting edge issues)
    • Research-based Teaching (novel form and content)
    • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
    • Income Generation
    • Networking
  • 12. Management Development Programmes
    • For large and small firms
    • For public sector organisations
    • For non-governmental organisations
    • on
    • different aspects of management, entrepreneurship and innovation
    • in
    • China, India, Central and Eastern Europe, other European countries, and in the UK
    • including
    • Visits to industrial sites, policy making organisations, businesses
    • with
    • Certificates of attendance from University
  • 13. SEB’s MDP/CPD Provision
    • Organised as ‘ series’ to allow for generic, customised & premium provision
    1. The Venture Academy Series 2. Research Project-Based Series © 3. The Public Management Series 4. The Growing Business Series 5. The International Venture Series ( P ) 6. The SEB Seasonal Schools 7. Master Class Series (P)
  • 14. Current International Partnerships and Links France & Italy Plus numerous institutional links… France USA India China Hungary South Africa Canada
  • 15. The Enterprise Fellowship Scheme
    • A unique scheme;
    • Invited professionals from academia, policy-making institutions and business;
    • International representation;
    • Support for the development of the School of Entrepreneurship and Business, its staff and students – key international ambassadors;
    • Interaction with regional stakeholders.
  • 16. International Entrepreneurship Forum
    • Established , October 2000
    • A forum to exchange the wealth of learning & experience on entrepreneurship with a view to developing joint platforms of activity
    • Test 2 hypotheses:
      • Entrepreneurship = more than small business management
      • Entrepreneurship = wider dynamic of different stakeholders
    • In context of entrepreneurship research, education and policy making
  • 17. China and India UK Incubation proposal
  • 18.
    • Post graduate study combined with business experience
    • Chinese/Indian business ‘mentor’ (partner)
    • Dedicated BIC unit (rent free)
    • Business Development Centre / academic support
    • Venture capital / development funding
    • Liaison / joint working with local, UK and European businesses
    • Start up businesses / investment opportunity in TGW
    Characteristics of proposal:
  • 19. Meet the team
    • Student-focused
    • Research active
    • Dynamic and committed
    • Here to help you SUCCEED!
  • 20. By the way……..
    • We are the only School
    • of its kind
    • in the UK!
  • 21. Contact
        • School of Entrepreneurship and Business
        • University of Essex, Southend Campus
        • 10 Elmer Approach, Southend-on-Sea
        • Essex SS1 1LW, UK
        • Tel: +44 (0) 1702 328200
        • Fax: +44 (0) 1702 3282387
        • E-mail: [email_address]
        • Web Site: