Maggie Anderson

Maggie Anderson

Dr Maggie Anderson

Lecturer

Biography

Maggie has been a lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University since 2001, developing and delivering a wide range of Entrepreneurship and Creativity modules, across under and post-graduate courses.  She is the Programme Leader of BA Business and Enterprise and is also been involved in MBA and MSc programmes.  She has developed a range of tailor-made courses for various commercial organisations, and is interested in how technology enhances learning. Maggie completed her MSc in Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in 2007 and also has a PGCE in Business Studies and Economics. She is also qualified to Diplorma level in Blended and Online Education.   Her research has involved looking closely at the student experience of entrepreneurship, and has jointly published with other Scottish Institutions in this area.  She is also interested in Social Enterprise, and previous to lecturing was involved in the Community Business Sector in Glasgow.  She had volunteered with PSYBT, helping young people set up their own businesses and also supporting them when they are up and running.

Research Areas

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Volunteer Business Support Advisor: The Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust

 

Conference Organising Activity

  • The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Industry Day: Organising Committee Member
  • Enterprise Educators UK: organised an Education Technology Day for UK members
  • The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship: Chair of Conference Workshop (2015)

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner at Heriot Watt University, School of Management programmes and modules

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Senior Teaching Fellow HEA (Advance HE)

 

Date


3 results

A study of entrepreneurial action within the social enterprise sector of Scotland

Thesis
Anderson, M. A. A study of entrepreneurial action within the social enterprise sector of Scotland. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2855273
Social enterprises exist to deliver a specific social or environmental mission. In Scotland they operate in a diverse range of sectors including housing, health and community ...

Developing Enterprising People through an Innovative Enterprise Degree: An Analysis of the Students' Evolving Perceptions and Attitudes

Journal Article
Brodie, J., Laing, S., & Anderson, M. (2009)
Developing Enterprising People through an Innovative Enterprise Degree: An Analysis of the Students' Evolving Perceptions and Attitudes. Industry and Higher Education, 23(3), 233-241. https://doi.org/10.5367/000000009788640288
This paper examines the perceptions and attitudes of mature students in relation to a ground-breaking one-year 'top-up' degree in business and enterprise, exploring how those ...

Being innovative with the assessment process: using posters in entrepreneurship education.

Conference Proceeding
Brodie, J., Anderson, M. & Laing, S. (2008)
Being innovative with the assessment process: using posters in entrepreneurship education
In an undergraduate entrepreneurship course that encourages students to reflect on the role of innovation and creativity in enterprising organisations, we initiated a novel ap...

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