Projects per year
Sunita is a full-time lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and Programme Director for MSc International Entrepreneurship with International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship at Coventry University. Having being in engaged in academia for a number of years she has gained a broad range of teaching experiences ranging from entrepreneurship in diverse sectors (including services, agriculture, travel and tourism), to Marketing, International Business and Sustainability. Her current modules include teaching Marketing, Entrepreneurship Theory, Research Methods, Female Entrepreneurship and Business Optimisation as well as Advantage modules – Social Media Marketing and Business start-up. Further duties include Ethics Lead, Academic Conduct Officer, and Progress Coach.
Further external roles include Phd Supervisor for Trinity Saint David (University of Wales) and LSC (University of Cardiff)
Prior experiences include Module Leader and Lecturer with the School of Business and Entrepreneurship at the Royal Agricultural University teaching a range of courses (undergraduate and postgraduate) and actively being involved with the university’s Distance Learning MBA program. Prior experiences consist of curriculum and programme development (for European colleges).
Current research interests include:
- Transformational entrepreneurship.
- Economic growth through entrepreneurship
- Belief system businesses.
- Firm formation
- Breaking out, expansion and growth strategies (business)
- Cross-border business expansions (International Business)
- Ethnic entrepreneurship (including migration and identity)
- Female entrepreneurship
- Travel and tourism business sector and sustainability
COIL Projects: International Collaborations
The Entrepreneurship School (Dehli India)
Narxoz Univesity (Khazastan)
University of Breman (Germany)
Heilbronn Univeristy of Applied Sciences (Germany)
National collaboration : Keele Univeristy
Project Title@ Creativity and Innovation in context of Sustainable Development Goals.
Project Title: Marketing in Business
Global Entrepreneurship Camp 2019 Innovation - Suranaree University of Technology
PgCHE, Postgraduate Certificate
Award Date: 30 Jun 2017
Phd Economic Geography
Award Date: 12 Dec 2010
MSc Research in Human Geography
Award Date: 7 Jul 2003
Cert Ed Teaching
Award Date: 15 Dec 2000
BA (Hons) Business , Degree
Award Date: 3 Jul 1997
External Examiner , London South Bank University1 Sep 2017 → 31 Aug 2021
Phd Supervisor , Cardiff University1 Feb 2013 → …
University of Wales (TSD)1 Feb 2013 → …
- H Social Sciences (General)
- female entrepreneurship
- ethnic entrepreneurship
- Design thinking
- LB2300 Higher Education
- Teaching strategies
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The 'no choice' option: A contextual analysis of the role of entrepreneurship in reinforcing the oppression of women in patriarchal societies
1/01/20 → 30/06/21
Dewitt, S., 28 Jan 2021, Innovating in Teaching Entrepreneurship Business and Management in Higher Education: Best Practices in Times of Change. Arroteia, N. & Sindi, S. (eds.). Startup Finance Limited, Vol. 1. p. 129-148 19 p. 1
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › ChapterOpen AccessFile24 Downloads (Pure)
Gender Performance Gap: The Causal Effect of the “No Choice” Option on the ‘Underperformance’ of Women-owned Businesses in Patriarchal SocietiesIrene, B., Lockyer, J., Hoyte, C. & Dewitt, S., 21 May 2021, (Unpublished).
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-review
The ‘No Choice’ option: A contextual analysis of the role of entrepreneurship in reinforcing the oppression of women in patriarchal societiesIrene, B., Dewitt, S., Hoyte, C. & Lockyer, J., 30 Jun 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) p. 73-74. 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Abstract › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile10 Downloads (Pure)
Dewitt, S., 13 Nov 2019.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Abstract
Dewitt, S., 2019, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Liargovas, P. & Kakouris, A. (eds.). acpi
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference proceeding › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile18 Downloads (Pure)
Advancing Women in Agri-Food Rural Environments (AWARE): Training and Mentoring Women Entrepreneurs in Europe's Agri-Food Sector (University of Bedford AWARE project)
Sunita Dewitt (Speaker)5 Oct 2021 → 7 Oct 2021
Activity: Talk or presentation › Invited talk
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)