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Unpacking family heterogeneity of family businesses in emerging economies This project seeks to examine the complexity of family businesses in emerging countries by unpacking the heterogeneity of families. Family businesses form a large number of businesses in emerging economies and internationally. However, the research in these economies is still scarce....

  Are you currently facing any business issues or considering new opportunities for your  small business or social enterprise? Would you like external advice and a fresh perspective? If so, the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies at the University of Leeds would like to hear from you! We are inviting...

The Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies hosted the first panel event of the year with a panel looking at the non financial motivations of starting a business. Chair: Professor Nick Williams Students who take enterprise courses or modules at the University of Leeds benefit from the advice given by...

On Tuesday the 29th of October, the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies (CEES) hosted their annual enterprise networking event; which brings together students from across the Masters, Partner Masters and Undergraduate With Enterprise programmes and connects them to our CEES Enterprise ambassadors and academic staff. This is a popular...

Enactus (Entrepreneurial Action Through Us) is one of the many student-led volunteering societies that is run at the University of Leeds; and acts as a platform to empower others to start-up various social enterprises in the form of community projects. The society is a global, non-profit community, which connects students,...

CEES Post Graduate Researcher, Sherif Youssef   One of the most rewarding aspects of working at the University of Leeds is exposure to the diversity of expertise among our staff. Given that entrepreneurship is a large and inter-disciplinary field, this provides researchers within the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies...

Most ideas get stuck in the gap between the dream and the implementation. That can be the case whether you are working in-house trying to develop new products, if you have a creative side project or plan to start a business. What working with CEES as an ambassador taught me...

By Sherif Youssef Sherif Youssef is a postgraduate researcher at the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies at Leeds University Business School and the Bauman Institute. Sherif is an Organizational Theorist with a background in marketing and public policy. His research focuses on hybrid organisations such as social enterprises in...

Kairen Skelley, Spark’s head of Business Start-up said: “This was a unique and incredible opportunity for these three talented student entrepreneurs. We knew that they would make the most of it and it’s fantastic to see the impact that it’s had already on their outlook, confidence and their business plans as they start their Year in Enterprise.”