Profile

Title: Dr
First Name: Jahangir
Surname: Wasim
Position: Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Telephone: +44 (0) 1224 263797
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Dr Jahangir Wasim’s primary role at RGU is to contribute towards developing scholarship in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation and work on the Aberdeen Business School’s portfolio of modules in these areas; involved in teaching and supervising both undergraduate and postgraduate modules; currently teaching / supervising on Business Ideas and Opportunities (2nd year undergraduate), Thesis and MBA consultancy projects. He is the module coordinator for New Business Project (3rd year undergraduate) and Entrepreneurship Contexts (postgraduate).

Academic Background

  • PhD Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation from University of Portsmouth
  • MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from University of Portsmouth.
  • BA (Hons) Business Management from University of Westminster.

Research Interests

Entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial learning in networks, learning from failure and entrepreneurial resilience.

Professional Memberships

  • British Academy of Management,
  • The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

External / Professional Roles

  •  Sits on the Scottish Edge funding competition’s panel of judges

Publications

Wasim, J., Cunningham, J., Maxwell-Cole, A., Richard Taylor, J. (2018) Nonfamily knowledge during family business succession: a cultural understanding, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Researchhttps://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0167

Wasim, J., (2017). Gap between entrepreneurial learning and entrepreneurship education. Presented at: The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship’s Annual Conference: Belfast, Northern Ireland. 

Wasim, J., & Taylor, J., (2017). Knowledge transfer through internal non-family stakeholders after a succession. Presented at: The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship’s Annual Conference: Belfast, Northern Ireland. 

Wasim, J., (2017). The Role of Gender in Entrepreneurial Social Capital. Presented at: The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship’s Annual Conference: Belfast, Northern Ireland. 

Wasim, J., (2016). Mimicking the learning process of entrepreneurs in entrepreneurship education: The significance of social networks. Presented at: Society for Research into Higher Education: Newport, South Wales. 

Research Projects

  • Closing the gap between university curriculum on entrepreneurship education and learning in entrepreneurial social networks. 
  • Influence of physical infrastructure on entrepreneurial learning and innovation 
  • Future of retail technology using data mining and machine learning