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About Dr Connie Hancock

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’.


  • 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