Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
Reflect on and develop your own entrepreneurial approach to work
Taking an entrepreneurial approach to work can be useful in a range of contexts, not just starting your own company.
This course will challenge your ideas about entrepreneurship and innovation and demonstrate how you can adopt an entrepreneurial mindset to benefit yourself and others. You will explore different ways to approach innovation and entrepreneurship in the workplace. You will also identify your own entrepreneurial strengths and consider how you can apply them to create economic and social value.
What topics will you cover?
- Conceptualising innovation and entrepreneurship
- The importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in a business context
- Social value creation
- New venture creation
- Intrapreneurship (corporate venturing)
- Social entrepreneurship
When would you like to start?
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who wants to be more entrepreneurial in their own life or business. You might be a student interested in making a career from your talents, or a manager looking to introduce more innovation to your organisation.
What's different about this course?
Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.
If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.
Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!
How do degrees work on FutureLearn?
Which program and degree is this course part of?
This course is part of the program Innovation and Entrepreneurship , which is one of the building blocks that leads to degrees in MBA , MBA (for the Cyber Security Management sector), MBA (for the Healthcare sector), MBA with Artificial Intelligence Specialism, MBA (for the Sustainable Tourism sector), and MBA with Marketing Specialism.