Connie Hancock

Head of Department of Business & Finance

After completing a first degree in literature, Connie was awarded a studentship from the British Academy to complete an M.Phil in autobiographical writing and went on to commence a PhD in Working-class autobiographical narrative at Liverpool John Moores.

Qualifications

NCGE Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Education

MA Management

M.Phil Modern Literature

PGDip in SpLD

PGCE teaching and learning in HE

BA (Hons) Literature

Overview

 

In addition, she has an MA in Management and in 2003 completed a PGCE in teaching and learning in HE with the University of Liverpool.

Connie came to Chester in 2002 and has taught on a variety of programmes and modules and managed a number of successful externally funded projects including The Learning & Enterprise Centre. With entrepreneurship as her specialism, and having being awarded a Fellowship from the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship, Connie began doctoral research in Entrepreneurship at the beginning of 2010.

 In 2015 Connie was awarded the ‘Most Innovative Lecturer’ Accolade as voted for by the students and presented at the prestigious Above & Beyond awards. In addition she has won ‘Highly Commended Paper of the Year’ from the academic journal ‘Management Decision’.

Roles & Responsibilities

Head of Department of Business and Finance

 

Memberships

  • NCGE Fellow
  • MILM

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

  • The Essentials of Entrepreneurship
  • Managing People & Organisations
  • Business Environment in the International Context
  • Work-based Learning for Academic Credit
  • Sandwich Placement Supervision
  • Management in Context
  • Entrepreneurship in Context
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills
  • Managing New Business Ventures
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Creativity & Innovation

Research

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurship education in HE setting
  • Entrepreneurship Doctoral research beginning 2010
  • Entrepreneurial Teams