Deakin University & Coventry University program

Critiquing Entrepreneurship

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

Challenge and analyse the concepts and practices of entrepreneurship

This program will help you to challenge the role and relevance of entrepreneurship and enterprise in a modern context.

You will explore what is meant by ‘the entrepreneurial mindset’ and understand the roles that different types of entrepreneurs play in society today.

Culture and context are key influencers on the ways in which entrepreneurship is enacted to generate economic and social value. You will explore how individual behaviours and attitudes towards entrepreneurship change with different experiences and values.


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?

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.

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.

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

  • Critically evaluate concepts of entrepreneurship
  • Evaluate the entrepreneurial mindset and archetypes
  • Reflect on the theoretical underpinning of entrepreneurship to assess oneself as an entrepreneur

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