Australian Innovation Research Centre

Entrepreneurship

Description

Entrepreneurship is increasingly seen as a process of new value creation through which individuals, organisations and communities can adapt to and/or modify to the their environments. The AIRC is globally recognised as a leader in developing, delivering and researching teaching approaches to support entrepreneurship for individuals, organisations and communities. Working closely with the United Nations, the World Entrepreneurship Forum and many international universities, the AIRC is an innovative contributor to one of the fastest growing areas in the Higher Education domain. 

The entrepreneurship education theme is led by Colin Jones, with Helmut Fryges active in the broader entrepreneurship area. Examples of current research include:

  • The development of heutagogical learning methods
  • Global initiatives to develop and promote entrepreneurship education
  • Development of new narratives/languages to support entrepreneurship education
  • The use of autecological methods to study entrepreneurship

Potential students interested in working in these areas should email: Colin.Jones@utas.edu.au or Helmut.Fryges@utas.edu.au.