Loughborough, United Kingdom

Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship

when 24 June 2018 - 7 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee GBP 2000

This 4-week summer school will take place in Loughborough (2 weeks) and London (2 weeks)

This is the first of 2 modules in the 'Entrepreneurship and Innovation' Pathway. Students can take 1 or 2 modules.

Topics covered in this module include:
The relevance of entrepreneurship in a national and international context: localisation v globalisation
Who is an entrepreneur?
Starting a business
Funding a business
Growing a business
Social entrepreneurship

Course leader

Dr Maxine Clarke

Target group

Open to all international undergraduate and postgraduate students, this programme will be particularly attractive to students with an interest in management and entrepreneurship.

Course aim

The aim of the module is to place aspects of entrepreneurship in a contemporary and international context, allowing students to gain a deeper understanding of the issues that impact and influence entrepreneurship in today’s dynamic business environment.

Credits info

5 EC
Students can take one or two modules, each worth 5 ECTS or 3 US credits.

Fee info

GBP 2000: Fee for taking one module only in the 'Entrepreneurship and Innovation' pathway, in Loughborough.
The fee covers tuition, accommodation, field trips and most meals.
GBP 3900: Fee for taking two modules in the 'Entrepreneurship and Innovation' pathway - the first in Loughborough and the second in London.
The fee covers tuition, accommodation, field trips and most meals.


Competitive scholarships worth £500 are available for students taking 2 modules.