Creative Spark Project webinar - Bringing Entrepreneurship Modules Online

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsWebinarTeaching


In this seminar, two entrepreneurship scholars will share their experience bringing entrepreneurship modules online. Dr Jonathan Kimmitt will share his experience about delivering a final year undergraduate course on social entrepreneurship pitched to students as a potential business response to the pandemic. From some early insights, the advantages and disadvantages of online learning with this type of specialist entrepreneurship module will be highlighted from a practical and pedagogic point of view. Abdullah Al Mamun will expand the previous discussion with his experience moving UG entrepreneurship modules online at the University of Northampton.

Dr Kimmitt is a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Newcastle University Business School. His research and teaching focus on issues related to entrepreneurship, international development, social investment, and poverty, as well as social entrepreneurship and microfinance.

Mr Abdullah Al Mamun’s teaching areas are related to responsible business, strategy, business ethics, CSR, social impact and sustainability. His research interests relate to sustainable entrepreneurship, sustainable practice of SMEs and sustainability paradox, ethnic minority business, migrant entrepreneurship. He has been involved in all aspects of academic quality and development (assessment, development of new modules and programmes, validation of programmes, module and programme leadership). He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Prior to becoming academia, he worked as a management consultant and was involved in starting and developing commercial business ventures and mentoring social enterprise start-ups.
Period17 Jun 2021
Held atNewcastle University, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Social Entrepreneurship