Nottingham University Business School has pioneered entrepreneurship education and entrepreneurial activities across the University and nationally for 20 years. The School’s Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is among Europe’s leading centres for enterprise education and the focus for entrepreneurial skills development at Nottingham. The Institute has developed an MSc in Entrepreneurship, joint Masters programmes with other Schools at the University, and provides entrepreneurship teaching across all undergraduate programmes reaching over 4000 students each year.
Academics within the institute are engaged in international recognised research with priority research areas including:
- Inclusive entrepreneurship
- Disadvantaged groups
- Digital entrepreneurship
- Education and entrepreneurship
- Sustainable development
- SME growth and development.
Named as the first Entrepreneurial University of the Year by The Times Higher Education in 2008, the University supports a number of initiatives through the Haydn Green Institute, including the Ingenuity lab and Ingenuity – the UK’s largest social enterprise competition. The Ingenuity lab is a bespoke facility supporting students and graduates interested in starting a business with over 2500 members. The Institute also leads the Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES) that has provided entrepreneurial skills to over 5900 early career researchers.
The University hosts a number of student societies, including Enactus– the UK National Champions from 2005-2008, 2019 and global prize winners in 2011. According to HEBCIS, Nottingham was ranked 1st in the UK amongst the Russell Group for number of established social enterprises and for the number of active social enterprises.
Professor Simon Mosey
Professor of entrepreneurship and Innovation
Director, Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Tel: 0115 951 3763