Creating Entrepreneurial Leadership

Module code: 6ENTP005W
Faculty: Westminster Business School
Credit Level: 6
Credit value: 20
Available to: Westminster Business School students only, however students on some courses are unable to choose Westminster Electives  – see list of exemptions. Please note elective modules are subject to availability.

The aim of this module is to equip you with the knowledge, values and skills you need to make the best use of entrepreneurship as a route to economic wealth and growth. The module will empower you with the necessary competencies to be entrepreneurial at different levels of management in a corporate environment. By the time you complete the module you will have the skills and knowledge to act as an agent of change, ensuring that businesses not only have a competitive edge through new products, service and processes, but are also more effective and efficient.

Entrepreneurial companies contribute to employee satisfaction and retention, and this module will give you the potential to become an efficient and effective employee or manager in a business environment. Subjects covered in the syllabus include corporate entrepreneurial management, comparing entrepreneurial organisations with independent entrepreneurship, the conditions and processes that foster entrepreneurship and innovation in organisations, and the barriers that limit the ability of managers and companies to be entrepreneurial.

Teaching and learning methods will include lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment will be based around two key pieces of coursework. The first will be a presentation critiquing a theme of entrepreneurial and innovation management; the second will be a 3,000-word case analysis report.

This module will only be available from 2017/18 academic year.