Learning & teaching
You will experience a range of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, group-working, case studies and both individual and group presentations. Traditional teaching is supported by a virtual learning environment that is used to host a range of electronic supporting materials.
You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. In addition, you will prepare a dissertation which will either be a business plan for an entrepreneurial venture or an investigation with a focus on entrepreneurship.
This course will enable you to acquire skills that deepen your understanding of the global business environment and the factors that inform entrepreneurial business decisions.
You will gain the knowledge required for developing innovation-based business strategies, and develop the analytical and strategic skills needed to set up and manage new enterprises in national and international contexts.
Dr Emma Folmer
Emma joined Aston Business School in July 2014, having spent the previous year as a lecturer at the department of Geography and Planning at the University of Amsterdam. The main courses Emma has lectured in have been Introduction to Urban Planning, Research methods, and introduction to Economic Geography. She completed her PhD in May 2014 at the University of Amsterdam. Her PhD research was in the field of economic geography and the research focused on entrepreneurship and small business dynamics in urban residential neighbourhoods in the Netherlands.