The University of Southamptons Global Enterprise and Entrepreneurship masters degree is led by Dr. Franz Huber who is a Lecturer in Strategy and Innovation.
Before becoming course leader on the University of Southamptons Global Enterprise and Entrepreneurship masters degree he was an ESRC funded Research Fellow at the Open University Business School.
He completed his PhD in economic geography at the University of Cambridge as a Gates Scholar. Before that he was a visiting graduate student at Duke University, and he received an MSc in geography and an MA in sociology from the University of Salzburg.
Franz is currently working on green’ innovation. He is completing his work on an ESRC funded project, which investigates knowledge linkages between UK motorsport and cleantech.
The aim is to get a better understanding of the enablers of, and barriers to, successful knowledge transactions and to explore implications for sustainability transitions and innovation policy.
His PhD project critically investigated the role of personal networks for knowledge flows in innovative clusters. This led him to conduct a detailed survey and also interviews with R&D workers in the Cambridge IT Cluster.
Although the Global Enterprise and Entrepreneurship masters degree leadership role takes up much of his time, Franz is also active in two research groups: the Strategy research group and the Entrepreneurship research group.
Franzs Global Enterprise and Entrepreneurship masters degree was praised by former student Sawanet Vongpan on the University of Southampton Management Schools website.
Sawanet said: The Global Enterprise and Entrepreneurship masters programme provides an excellent combination of learning about the key management theories for enterprise and entrepreneurship, alongside understanding the current business world.
In addition, I have a chance to work with individuals from all over the world. Southampton is the place I was searching for. I could not ask for more! She added.
Southampton Management School has an excellent international reputation for the analytical study of management and business. Studying an MSc Management masters degree, or other postgraduate option, will introduce you to new concepts and knowledge, which can make all the difference in the job market.
All our degrees are taught by research-active academics who are also directly tackling business challenges outside the seminar room and put theory into practice every day.
The Global Enterprise and Entrepreneurship MSc programme (previously known as MSc Strategic Entrepreneurship) is designed specifically to respond to those interested in enterprise and entrepreneurship from a global perspective.
Find out more about the Global Enterprise and Entrepreneurship masters degree by visiting www.southampton.ac.uk/management