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The Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Take a critical view of innovation and entrepreneurship in society and explore how you can foster an entrepreneurial culture.

  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

Explore contemporary issues affecting innovation and entrepreneurship

This course looks towards the future of innovation and entrepreneurship and explores the contemporary issues that will affect you on your entrepreneurial journey.

You will explore how entrepreneurial behaviour can have a positive or negative impact on society. You will also take a critical view of ethics in entrepreneurship and how this is incorporated into business.

Finally, you will investigate cultural attitudes to entrepreneurship and explore how you can foster an entrepreneurial culture that reflects your goals and values.

What topics will you cover?

  • The impact of entrepreneurial behaviour
  • Current and future trends in innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to ethics
  • Ethics and business
  • Cultural attitudes to entrepreneurship
  • Fostering an entrepreneurial culture

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Reflect on the impact of entrepreneurship and innovation on society
  • Explore contemporary issues facing entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Justify the role of ethics in business
  • Evaluate the role of culture in entrepreneurial leadership

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for Coventry University MBA students.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Cherisse Hoyte is an associate professor of entrepreneurship in Coventry University’s International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship. Her area of expertise is entrepreneurial sensemaking.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

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Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control

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