• 27 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20152019

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Personal profile

Biography

Having completed his BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management, Tom joined Coventry University in 2006 as a Research Assistant within the enterprise and entrepreneurship centre alongside his many business interests. Since then he became heavily engaged in teaching and learning serving for 6 years as the Course Director of the highly innovative BA Enterprise and Entrepreneurship degree.

From 2013 – 14, he was the Chair of Enterprise Educators UK, a group representing Enterprise Educators throughout the HE and FE sector within the UK. As a director of EEUK, Tom supported the development of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship education, whilst distilling and sharing best practice and knowledge transfer across the sector. Tom holds a Fellowship of EEUK, Fellowship of the RSA and Senior Fellowship of the HEA. 

Following a 3 ½ year role as Associate Head (Student Experience) in the School of Strategy and Leadership, Tom joined the School of Economics, Finance and Accounting as Head of School in May 2018.

 

Research:

Tom’s research interests cover Business Stuart-Up, Regional Development, Business Support Policy, Student Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Education and Web Technologies for Businesses. He completed his PhD in 2015 entitled, “To what extent can universities create a sustainable system to support MSMEs? A focus on the West Midlands region” at Coventry University.

Research Interests

Innovation in pedagogy; Entrepreneurship Education; Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Small and Micro Business Management

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Research Output

  • 27 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Conference proceeding
  • 2 Paper
  • 1 Article

Student clubs: experiences in entrepreneurial learning

Pittaway, L. A., Gazzard, J., Shore, A. & Williamson, T., 24 Feb 2015, In : Entrepreneurship & Regional Development: An International Journal. 27, 3-4, p. 127-153

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Entrepreneurial Intent on Induction to Undergraduate Business Courses: A Comparison of Two Higher Education Institutions in the UK

    McLuskie, P., Williamson, T. & Smith, K., 14 Nov 2019, ISBE 2019 Conference Proceedings. Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

    Towards a Sustainable University Led Support System for MSMEs

    Williamson, T. & Lockyer, J., 14 Nov 2019, ISBE 2019 Proceedings. ISBE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

  • Learnings from Japan: An EEUK Mission

    Williamson, T., 5 Sep 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Entrepreneurial Intent and Experience: A five-year study of undergraduate students at induction at a UK University

    Williamson, T., Smith, K. & McLuskie, P., 8 Nov 2017, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Activities

    • 29 Participation in conference
    • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 2 Membership of board
    • 1 Public Engagement Event

    Chartered Association of Business Schools Annual Conference 2019

    Tom Williamson (Session Chair)
    4 Nov 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference

    Tom Williamson (Participant)
    4 Sep 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Enterprise Education Best Practise Japan Visit

    Tom Williamson (Speaker)
    26 Sep 201730 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Engagement Event

    University of Hertfordshire Teaching and Learning Conference

    Tom Williamson (Keynote Speaker)
    22 Jun 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    International Entrepreneurship Educator Conference

    Tom Williamson (Track Chair)
    6 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Prizes

    Best Paper in Track: Business Support, Strategies and Practice

    Tom Williamson (Recipient) & Joan Lockyer (Recipient), 14 Nov 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)