Job: Lecturer in Entrepreneurship
Faculty: Business and Law
School/department: Leicester Castle Business School
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: 0116 250 6824
William is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at the newly formed Department of Management and Entrepreneurship and is a fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK. He has over 4 years’ experience in the Higher Education Sector in the UK teaching Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management areas in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. His research interests are in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategy, Strategic Behaviors (in both family and nonfamily businesses), Entrepreneurship Education and Teaching Pedagogy using Digital Technology. His PhD research focused on the intersection of entrepreneurship, family firms and regional development looking at the effects of strategic behaviors and their impact on firm’s regional outcomes in developing economies.
William has published in internationally recognized journals as well as presented his research in global conferences Euram, BAM, AOM (Boston), AFAM (Nigeria), ISBE, ICEA, and GCEG (Germany). In addition, he has organized international trips for business students to New York (US) and Nairobi (Kenya) as well as worked with international partners where I have taught and assessed Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation (UG) course Sun Wah International Business School (SWIBS), Liaoning University, China. William has also received several awards for his contribution to the research community and publications.
The Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategy, Strategic entrepreneurship, Family Businesses, Regional Development, SMEs, Culture (as a toolkit), Institutional Voids, Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Transitional Entrepreneurship, Urban Areas/slums
Entrepreneurship, Enterprise, Strategic Management, Research Methods, Enhancing Research Skills, Doing Business in Africa
UG- Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Creative Management and Marketing, Introdution to Enterprise and Entreprenership: PG-Entreprenruship Project, Consulting for MBAs, Research Methodology (MSc), Enhancing Research Skills (MSc.)
PUBLICATIONS, CONFERENCES PAPERS AND POSTERS
b) Papers in refereed Conference
c) Research Poster Presentation
Institute of Small Business and Enterprise (ISBE) Glasgow, Scotland, November 2015
“Internationalisation, innovation and Leadership”
British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Portsmouth, England, September 2015
“Value of Pluralism in Advancing Management Research. Education and Practice”
Egg or Chicken: Do family-ownership influence firm’s involvement in industrial/regional clusters
Entrepreneurship Strategy, Family Business (Strategy, Governance, Innovation, Firm growth)Creating Shared Value, Strategic Plans, Business Plans, Leadership and Capacity Building in SMEs, Peer Mentoring in HE,
‘Minding the gap: Peer Mentoring and learning at De Montfort University’. A consultancy report prepared for the Centre for Learning and Support Services (CLaSS), Directorate of Library and Learning Services, De Montfort University, 2015.
‘Greening in Action Program (GRINA)’ that "Promotes Environmental and Behavioural Sustainability among college and university students, (2014) prepared on behalf of EASM/ACX.
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