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Shahid Rasul

PositionLecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
DepartmentSchool of Management
Telephone+44 (0)1274 235681

Research Interests (key words only)

Entrepreneurship Education

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities


  • Marketing & Entrepreneurship
  • Enterprise & Innovation in Practice
  • Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Innovation


  • Entrepreneurship - Distance Learning and Executive

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Director of Studies, Dubai MBA
  • International Partnership Manager CBFS Oman


Shahid joined the University from the Department of Technical Education in Brunei, Darussalam, in 2003.

His commercial experience includes more than 10 years of direct involvement in small and family business, from start-up to sell-out, and various retail and admin roles with organisations including BT and Sock Shop.

Study History

  • Master in Business Administration, 1990, University of Edinburgh
  • Diploma in Management Studies, 1989, Brighton Polytechnic
  • Higher National Diploma in Business & Finance, 1987, Kingston Polytechnic

Professional Activities

Workshops conducted:

  • UK-China Accelerated Student Entrepreneurship Programme: Establishing joint UK-China student enterprises to underpin economic growth and strengthen UK-China co-operation. Funded by British Council Prosperity-fund. January 2017
  • Track Chair for Enterprise Education at the International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, University of Sheffield. June 2015
  • Entrepreneurship and enterprise skills. European Union (EU) funded Aid Oltenia Project, Romania, October 2010
  • Innovation in your Business. Ilkely Business Forum, May 2010
  • Employability & Entrepreneurship. UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) funded Education Partnerships in Africa (EPA) Project. University of Mauritius, April 2010
  • Enterprise Education for School Teachers. University of Bradford, January 2010
  • Enterprise, Employability and Entrepreneurship Skills. UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) funded Education Partnerships in Africa (EPA) Project. University of Mzumbe, Tanzania, December 2009
  • Training for Entrepreneurship Educators in Higher Education. University of Bradford, July 2009
  • Family Business & Succession Planning. Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Knowledge Network, Bradford June 2009
  • Enterprise in Education. Young Enterprise Conference, Bradford, June 2008
  • Business Strategies for successfully exploiting research. Bradford University Graduate School, May 2008

Research Areas

  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Cultural factors impacting entrepreneurial motivation and intention



  • The Institute of Business Advisers (IBA). Business Counsellor
  • Northern Leadership Academy (NLA) Trained SME Business Coach
  • European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Qualified Assessor

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