Run by the International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE), this unique course aims to support dynamic and sustainable start-ups, which might have the potential to grow within a global environment. This MA is intended for self-motivated students who can embed entrepreneurship principles into their own lives. It’s open to recent graduates, potential entrepreneurs, and entrepreneurs already in business or employed by a larger organisation wishing to set up a new entrepreneurial project. It’s been specifically designed to equip students with knowledge and skills to start or grow a globally competitive business or project within a larger business.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This course offers a balance between academic theory and practical application of key entrepreneurial and management concepts to give you the skills and confidence to build a new business or further develop existing businesses. The course also provides you with the core skills needed by large, medium and small size businesses. -The programme prepares students for a range of career options. This may be starting a business, growing a business or consulting on optimisation -It’s structured to provide insights into entrepreneurial opportunities, while also providing core management skills and knowledge -The students are international and culturally diverse. This provides an excellent opportunity to build a strong international network -The teaching staff is drawn from a range of international backgrounds, industry sectors and disciplines
If you choose this course you will: -Develop core competencies: analysis; synthesis; decision-making and to apply these to complex new opportunities -Gain a critical understanding of market development and market management -Relate to the context in which you operate and apply new technologies and techniques to solve present and future problems -Undertake critical analysis and ethical evaluation related to new situations and opportunities -Develop effectiveness as active, accountable and self-directed practitioners, able to research, plan and manage an enterprise -Develop critical awareness of information systems and their impact upon enterprise management -Be able to enhance employability and career development through continuing professional development -Evaluate sustainability in a competitive local, national and international environment
HOW WILL THIS COURSE ENHANCE MY CAREER PROSPECTS?
Graduates from our MA programme will have the opportunity to develop in-depth skills in all aspects of entrepreneurship and core management concepts. Some of you will continue to run your established business, start another company or take over a family business.
Should your experience while being on the programme reveal that self-employment isn’t your preferred career path, you can move on to work within small and medium enterprises or large organisations, both in the private and public sector, applying your personal skills to particular problems and becoming an intrapreneur. You may also choose to continue to further postgraduate study.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR AN INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Typically, students on this programme come from many countries providing a truly global experience. Students are actively encouraged to take part in international business events organised in the United Kingdom to enhance their entrepreneurial development. Students are encouraged to join the Global Leaders Programme which is a university-wide programme designed to strengthen the student’s ability to embrace different cultures and preparedness for global employment challenges.
GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME
Centre for Global Engagement logoTo prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.
The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.