Deakin University & Coventry University program

Creating Entrepreneurial Impact

Entrepreneurial skills are useful in all walks of life. Explore the wider potential of enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Understand what is meant by impact and how it might be measured.

This module explores what is meant by impact and how it might be measured. Impact may be personal, social or organisational.

It also draws on the notions of risk, reward and resilience, and ethics and sustainability to asks students to explore the trade-offs that may confront them along their change management journey.

The module explores what is meant by the entrepreneurial ecosystem, what it means to them personally and how they might create social, economic, personal value through their actions.


5 courses

Coventry University and Deakin University

Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the country’s top modern university in the Guardian University Guide 2018.

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 58,000 students studying online and on-campus.

  • Deakin University
  • Coventry University

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

Learning outcomes

  • Identify what constitutes impact
  • Demonstrate ability to measure the impact of change on the ecosystem
  • Justify a compelling case for change

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