Professor Nigel Adams

Head of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Professor of Professional Practice

Professor Nigel AdamsBA (Hons), FCIM, Chartered Marketer

Nigel Adams is Head of the Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Department in the Business School. He is also Programme Director of the innovative BSc in Business Enterprise and MSc in Entrepreneurial Consultancy & Practice. He teaches, advises and mentors undergraduate and postgraduate Enterprise / Entrepreneurship students and other students in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship subjects and Marketing Management.

Nigel also carries out some enterprise education research, for example a longitudinal study into the effects of the BSc Business Enterprise (BBE) programme on the entrepreneurial self-efficacy of students and graduates and also looking for ways in which more women can be persuaded to study on practical enterprise and entrepreneurship programmes.

Nigel maintains contact with the world of start-up and growth businesses through networking (real and virtual) and local start-up and SME organisations. He is also an active member of Enterprise Educators and other enterprise education organisations and is well known in this area.

Between 2002 and 2011 he was the Managing Director of Nigel Adams & Company Ltd, which provided practical international marketing and management advice and support to British companies, helping them to establish and develop operations or outsource in Central and Eastern Europe, especially in Poland.

Nigel is a Life Member and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Nigel’s personal website is

His social media addresses are:
Twitter: @nigeladams

Tel: +44 (0)1280 820226

Nigel Adams on Twitter

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