Creativity and Entrepreneurship

This unit is a study of Creativity and Entrepreneurship, incorporating an introduction to
Entrepreneurship theories and issues related to the development and formation of creative skills in

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: LEA311
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Philip Lee


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Creativity and Entrepreneurship

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Curriculum Objective



  1. Evaluate creative entrepreneurial ventures orenterprises that have exerted influence for systemic and social change. This includes consideration of intrapreneurship;
  2. Describe the special challenges for the 21st Century and how to create services and businesses that offer sustainable solutions;
  3. Evaluate different business models and their application to new business ventures, particularly non-profit organisations or Christian services. This includes consideration of issues of ethics, social impact and sustainablility;
  4. Describe processes and strategies to build a team of partners, customers, complementors and suppliers;
  5. Create a business plan for a small business or new venture that reflects personal purpose and values into a profitable business proposition. This should include a researched plan of an appropriate legal form, raising funds, set up administration, evaluating risks, appropriate insurances, etc;
  6. Describe and reflect on the personal challenges related to running a small business or new enterprise.

Subject Content

  1. What helps and what hinders entrepreneuring?
  2. How do entrepreneurs tend to think and operate?
  3. What wisdom/toolkits might help me as an entrepreneur?
  4. What do I do when things are going really well?
  5. What is ‘social’ about social entrepreneurship

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (on site)
  • E-Learning (online)
  • Intensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Major Essay 50% (3000 word)
  • Forum Posts 20% (2500)
  • Group Presentation 30% (30mins plus 2000 word write up)

Prescribed Text

  •  Dawston, P. & Andriopoulos, C. Managing Change, Creativity and Innovation. 3rd Ed. London: Sage Publications, 2017.

Please consult your instructor before purchasing any textbooks.