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Risk and Resilience

Identify the links between risk and reward and learn how to manage your exposure.

Risk and Resilience
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study8 hours

Discover how entrepreneurs handle risk

In most people’s minds, risk and entrepreneurship go hand in hand. But entrepreneurs aren’t gamblers; they understand all too well the hazards they face and how best to manage them.

This course identifies some of the inherent risks to the entrepreneurial process and better equips you to determine an acceptable risk and reward balance.

What topics will you cover?

• The different categories of risks for entrepreneurs • Determining risks for specific ventures • Balancing risks and rewards • The importance of managing risks

What will you achieve?

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

  • Reflect on the different categories of risk in entrepreneurship
  • Evaluate the important principles of risk and reward
  • Apply your knowledge in creating a risk plan for a specific venture

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, or a particular entrepreneurial project, and the role that impact measurement plays in the process. This course is part of the PG Cert in Entrepreneurship.

Who will you learn with?

Prof Maas is the Director of the International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship at Coventry University. Has broad international business and academic experiences in various countries.

I am a Professor in Education Practice - Entrepreneurship and the Lead Educator for the this course. I have worked in higher education, in industry and I ran my own consultancy for around 15 years.

Dr Matt Mount (Ph.D) is Assistant Professor of Strategy and Innovation at Deakin Business School. He is an expert in the area of strategy and innovation processes.

Dr Colin Higgins is an Associate Professor in Management at Deakin University and also leads Deakin's Global Courses. He teaches strategy and researches how companies engage with sustainability

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry