INSTITUTE FOR DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
This programme analyses the entrepreneur and their role in the innovation process plus the factors that affect the success of new ventures including strategy, planning and raising finance. You will have the opportunity to explore and reflect on the skills needed for success, the importance of good financial management on a day to day basis and the critical role of good governance for start-up companies.
Graduates of this programme will possess the skills to progress in large companies in a range of industry sectors as well as small and medium enterprises.
See the website: http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/entrepreneurship-finance-and-innovation/
a) Develop a critical understanding and the ability to reflect on the importance of an entrepreneurial attitude in individuals and organisations, particularly for relatively small and new firms
b) Develop students critical thinking in order to evaluate the factors affecting the success of the innovation process
c) Use action based, academically grounded learning to develop insight into the complexity of the innovation process, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
d) Develop students’ understanding and analytical reflection of the complexity of managing the finances of a start-up business, including the legal considerations and the importance of good governance, and offer insights to analyse and address issues
e) To provide students with the skills of advanced network
To complete the MSc Entrepreneurship, Finance and Innovation, students must complete 8 x 15 credit modules. All students must complete a Dissertation worth 60 credits. Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules offered by the other Loughborough University London
Institutes in the first semester.
Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.
Entrepreneurial behaviour is a key competency required by a growing number of employers. As this programme provides you with a robust understanding of the acquisition of funding, financial management skills that support and sustain the innovation process, along with the skills required to take action, you will be well placed to succeed in today's marketplace.
• Innovation Management
• Collaborative Project
• Strategy and Planning
See here for information on modules: http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/entrepreneurship-finance-and-innovation/
Minimum of a lower Second Class Honours degree (2:2) in any subject area, with a mark of at least 55%, from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University. English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.