Entrepreneurship And Venture Creation


Please choose 1 of the following questions as your assessment title for semester A:

1) Schumpeter (1934) describes the ‘entrepreneur as a ‘deviant’. How does this view of an entrepreneur fit with current research centered on and around entrepreneurial activity today? You need to bring together many academic themes, arguments and theories to make your work robust. You also need to conduct research and debate key areas so as to make your work well ‘rounded’ so as to offer as many viewpoints as you see fit, in order to back up your


In each case we expect reference to at least 6 authors’ references need to be drawn from the reading list and material given and referred to in the seminars, then related to your viewpoint of entrepreneurial theory. These need to be debated and argued fully to obtain an assignment pass. These should be argued and debated through a coherent, structured essay and the stronger essays will relate theories to real world examples of entrepreneurship. Assignments which do not draw from material discussed within seminars will not be viewed as appropriate work. The assignment should be presented as a scholarly essay with appropriate referencing, not as a business style report with short sub-sections and bullet points.