The University of Nottingham

Nottingham University Business School has pioneered entrepreneurship education and entrepreneurial activities across the University. 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 MBA in Entrepreneurship, seven joint Masters programmes with other Schools at the University, and entrepreneurship teaching across Business School undergraduate programmes.

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 EnterpriseLab and the Student Venture Challenge business plan competition. The EnterpriseLab is a bespoke facility that provides a base for entrepreneurial research and teaching and unique infrastructure and training for students and graduates interested in starting a business.

The University hosts a number of student societies, including Nottingham’s championship Enactus (formerly SIFE) team – the UK National Champions from 2005-2008 and prize winners in 2011. The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC) team won second place at the 2010 SIFE World Cup. In 2011, Nottingham Entrepreneurs were named as finalists in the Midlands Business Awards, Club of the Year – the only University student society to be nominated.


Professor Simon Mosey
Professor of entrepreneurship and Innovation
Director, Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Tel: 0115 951 3763