Free course

First steps in innovation and entrepreneurship

Free statement of participation on completion

This free course provides you with a short introduction to innovation and entrepreneurship, clarifying some key themes and terminology and helping you to examine your own views about these important subjects.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • examine personal pre-existing ideas and assumptions about innovation and entrepreneurship, and see how they compare to those of other people
  • identify core innovation and entrepreneurship terms and categories, apply these categorisations to practical examples and recognise where boundaries between these categories are blurred
  • recognise the main connections between innovation and entrepreneurship and start to isolate a distinctively ‘entrepreneurial’ role in the innovation process.