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This module will provide an advanced understanding of the main theoretical frameworks, analytical tools, and successful business models for managing innovation in high dynamic environments. The module draws extensively on a range of case studies to illustrate central issues in industry dynamics of technological innovation, and to identify successful management practices in formulating and implementing technological innovation strategy.
This module will to introduce the processes required to start a new creative economy venture successfully. You will be shown how the funding, networks and markets are linked to entrepreneurial activities and you’ll acquire the key skills required for venture development.
This module will give you an understanding and awareness of enterprise through the initiation and exposition of ideas with creative and commercial potential. In doing so it seeks to develop entrepreneurial skills, including networking, negotiation, presentation, time management and market research, encouraging you to apply knowledge of journalism and media industries to opportunities for self-employment and business start-ups.
This module aims to develop a systematic understanding of music entrepreneurship and a critical awareness of current problems and new insights. You will examine intellectual property as it relates to the music industries, and explore its application in both music start-ups and so-called ‘intrapreneurship’ within established organisations.
This module will provide an understanding of business networks and its contributions to entrepreneurial behaviour. This will allow you to confidently discover and develop business networks that will enhance your careers.
This module is underpinned by the ethos that ‘Entrepreneurship’ is now a career choice for many students in these challenging, dynamic and uncertain times. Recent developments in digital technologies have facilitated a new breed of entrepreneur for the 21st century: the ‘E-entrepreneur’. This module is designed to foster entrepreneurial talent and to encourage entrepreneurial skills underpinned by online digital technologies as a platform for students to shape their future careers, income streams and destinies.
This module provides an awareness and understanding of the various theories, knowledge, and financial tools an entrepreneur needs including business plans, financial management tools, financing new ventures, valuing ventures, going public, capital budgeting, and measuring financial performance to start, build, and harvest a successful venture.
The aim of this module is to develop your systematic knowledge and skills in building and fostering innovation throughout the organisation and within the marketing function. It will outline the importance of brands taking a visionary approach, and embedding innovation - through a range of innovation tools and theories - to respond to increasingly dynamic marketplaces.
This module, the culmination of the programme, allows you to specialise: either to develop an entrepreneurial project to proof of concept stage or to write a dissertation on entrepreneurship in the creative economy. You will be required to demonstrate self-direction and originality in solving problems, and to act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks at a professional or equivalent level. Cross-industry and transdisciplinary work is encouraged.
You can find more information about this course in the programme specification. Module and programme information is indicative and may be subject to change.
Through this programme our graduates gain highly transferable knowledge and relevant skills across the creative economy and beyond, which are highly prized by employers across the world. Our graduates taking the Music strand go on to take up challenging roles such as featured artists, session musicians, producers or engineers, songwriters or producers, music journalists or broadcasters, managers or agents. Our graduates taking the Media strand find work in journalism, broadcasting, publishing, PR or online production. London is an international centre for arts and cultural management opportunities and the programme has been designed to provide an academic framework that places our graduates in an excellent position for employment as well as self-managed portfolio careers.