Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: LEA511
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Daniel Thornton


The following courses are prerequisites or co-requisites:

Awards offering Creativity and Entrepreneurship

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

Unit Content


  1. Critically analyse the concept of creativity.
  2. Explain the role of creativity in driving competitive advantage.
  3. Describe the challenges of driving creativity in a faith-driven entrepreneurial setting.
  4. Evaluate creative entrepreneurial ventures or enterprises that have exerted influence for systemic and social change. 
  5. Evaluate the processes and challenges of promoting critical and creative thinking in organisations.
  6. Critically analyse the role of organisational culture in enabling and constraining creative processes at work.

Subject Content

  • Introduction to Creativity
  • The Process of Change, Creativity, and Innovation
  • Creativity and Innovation in Organisations
  • Creative Industries, Innovative Cities, and Changing Worlds
  • The Leader: Promoting New Ideas at Work
  • Understanding Design Thinking
  • Promoting Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Nurturing Teamwork and Group Creativity
  • The Internal Environment: Structure, Systems, and Resources
  • The Role of Organisational Culture in Enabling and Constraining Creative Processes at Work

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Onsite (on-campus)
  • E-Learning (online)

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

Assessment Methods

  • Minor Essay (25%)
  • Major Essay (50%)
  • Presentation (25%)

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