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About Dr Connie Hancock

In addition to experience and qualifications connected with literature, she has a Doctorate in Entrepreneurship Education, an MA in Business Management, a PG Dip. in SpLD teaching and a PGCE in teaching and learning in HE with the University of Liverpool.  She has spent a career committed to student entrepreneurial endeavour.

Head of the Department of Management, Connie came to Chester in 2002 and has taught on a variety of programmes and modules, managed a number of successful externally funded projects including directing activities in The Learning & Enterprise Centre. With entrepreneurship as her specialism, and having being awarded a Fellowship from the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship, Connie supports student start-up and sits on the Board of 'Young Enterprise'.

Connie has been awarded the ‘Most Innovative Lecturer’ Accolade as voted for by the students on three separate occasions and been presented with awards for her publications.


  • NCGE Fellow
  • MILM


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 Interests

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

Published Work


NCGE Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Education

MA Management

M.Phil Modern Literature

PGDip in SpLD

PGCE teaching and learning in HE

BA (Hons) Literature