Experiential Learning for Entrepreneurship

Theoretical and Practical Perspectives on Enterprise Education

  • Denis Hyams-Ssekasi
  • Elizabeth F. Caldwell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Experiential Learning in Education

  3. Experiential Learning in the World of Work

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Maria de Lurdes Calisto
      Pages 185-203
    3. David Bamber, Steve Harding
      Pages 205-223
    4. Stephen Dobson, Gideon Maas, Paul Jones, Joan Lockyer
      Pages 225-244
    5. Kate Penney, Dimitris Bibikas, Tim Vorley, Robert Wapshott
      Pages 245-263
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 265-270

About this book


This topical new book provides an illuminating overview of enterprise education, and poses the question as to whether current establishments have adequate systems in place to prepare students for the world of work. Addressing the increasing need for graduates with practical skills and expertise in the labour market, this collection of insightful chapters analyses the opportunities that are available for aspiring entrepreneurs to develop enterprise skills and experience key aspects of starting and running a business, whilst in a supported environment such as an educational program or incubator scheme. With comprehensive discussion of higher education initiatives and empirical examples of experiential learning in the workplace, this book is an important and timely read for those researching business enterprise, entrepreneurship and higher education more generally.


practical skills labour market graduate training and development entrepreneurial skills entrepreneurship educational program

Editors and affiliations

  • Denis Hyams-Ssekasi
    • 1
  • Elizabeth F. Caldwell
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BoltonBoltonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.University of HuddersfieldHuddersfieldUnited Kingdom

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