Dr Chinthaka Aluthgama Baduge

Dr Chinthaka Aluthgama Baduge

Position: Lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

College: College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department: Derby Business School

Subject area: Enterprise

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I am currently a lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at the University of Derby. I teach mainly at undergraduate level within business school, with particular focus on enterprise and entrepreneurship. 

Teaching responsibilities

UG Enterprise, entrepreneurship and innovation modules 

UG International business modules

Professional interests

  • Coaching and mentoring 

Research interests

My current research interests include: 

Firstly, exploring and examining enterprise and entrepreneurship education in different contexts. My PhD research explored entrepreneurship education delivered in the UK busienss school context. 

Secondly, the impact of social entrepreneurship/innovation and design thinking.


Research Qualifications

  • PhD, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education. Educating for enterprise: Exploring the role of the teacher. An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, Abertay University, Scotland, UK 

Postgraduate Qualifications

  • MA in Leadership and Management, York St John University, UK
  • Postgraduate certificate - Entrepreneurial Design Thinking, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Undergraduate qualifications

  • BA (Hons) General, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka


Recent publications

Jayananda, A. B. C. and Mulholland, G. (2014), Developing entrepreneurs: Can British business schools adapt their teaching model to meet the challenge?, Paper presented at: 3rd ISMO Conference, University of Greenwich (Greenwich Business School), 8-9 December

Mulholland, G., Turner, J., Smith, H. and Jayananda, A.B.C. (2014), Knowledge exchange & business acumen: What business schools can learn from school children, Paper presented at: 3rd ISMO Conference, University of Greenwich (Greenwich Business School), 8-9 December

Recent conferences

International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC), Glasgow, UK

International Studies of Management and Organisations (ISMO) Conference, Greenwich, UK

Abertay Postgraduate Research Student Conference, Dundee, UK

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