This integrated foundation year has been specially designed to give you the introductory knowledge and business skills needed to confidently progress to degree-level study.
The foundation year is structured around an entrepreneurial challenge, with modules that introduce the transferable skills you will need at degree level and beyond. Once you have successfully completed your foundation year, you will progress to the first year of BA (Hons) Global Management (Enterprise & Innovation).
You’ll gain a solid grounding in management principles, together with a broad set of business skills. Building upon this foundation, you’ll develop specialist knowledge in your chosen pathway.
The Enterprise & Innovation Pathway
Many businesses rely on enterprise and innovation to manage uncertainty and ensure sustained growth. This pathway will teach you to become an innovative leader and entrepreneur – with the insight to identify new opportunities, implement new processes, harness new technology and transform global businesses into market leaders.
You’ll develop the entrepreneurial skills needed to launch social enterprises and drive sustained business growth – undertaking market research, managing uncertainty, making strategic decisions, examining the role of mobile technology, generating new ideas and overcoming challenges in a range of ventures, from new start-ups to established businesses.
You’ll gain a solid grounding in management principles and a deep understanding of how modern enterprises thrive – learning core competencies like finance, economics and strategic management, while developing your specialist knowledge, creative thinking and ability to innovate, globally.
Practical, experience-based simulations and challenges with industry experts will expose you to real-world business issues and give you the strategic skills to combat them. You’ll have the option to undertake an independent placement or enterprise project to gain further industry experience, or you can study abroad for a term at one of Regent’s international partners to broaden your understanding of management and enterprise in a global context. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn a new language – preparing you to work in an international arena.
Successful completion of this degree will equip you with the skills and attributes you will need to lead people and projects in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Your flexible, informed and proactive approach will enable you to pursue a career as a leader, manager, strategist or entrepreneur in many different sectors across the world.