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The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Identify your own entrepreneurial ecosystem and the role that you can play within it.

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study8 hours

Discover what makes a successful entrepreneurial ecosystem

Entrepreneurs rarely achieve success on their own nor act in isolation. Those operating around them in various formal and informal capacities often play a significant role in influencing the outcome of their endeavours.

These relationships all form part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. In this course, we’ll explore how various conditions in this ecosystem support entrepreneurial activities and value creation.

We’ll also support you in identifying your own unique entrepreneurial ecosystem and the role that you can play within it.

What topics will you cover?

  • Defining the entrepreneurial eco-system
  • The impact of an entrepreneurial ecosystem on success
  • Influencers of change to entrepreneurial ecosystems
  • The importance of policy formulation for entrepreneurial ecosystems

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.

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 the Director of Education and a Professor in Entrepreneurship at Coventry University's International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship. I have also worked in industry and consultancy.

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