Business and management studies

International Entrepreneurship

Module code: N1542
Level 6
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Workshop
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination

You study the development and growth of new firms, from establishment to the early stages of international development. 

You explore the strategic decisions made by established large firms and SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises).

You examine how both small and large firms create value through international entrepreneurial activities addressing the crucial links between entrepreneurship, innovation, and internationalisation.

Module learning outcomes

  • Understand theories and concepts in the areas of entrepreneurship and internationalisation
  • Examine and compare the processes of entrepreneurship, innovation and internationalization in small and large established firms.
  • Evaluate the merits of alternative foreign market entry strategies for new firms
  • Recognise and assess the diversity of national contexts, the type of entrepreneurial opportunities they offer, and the enabling/constraining factors of successful internationalisation