Mr Jonathan Styles

Lecturer in Enterprise

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Jonathan Styles is a Senior Lecturer in Enterprise at Manchester Enterprise Centre, The Alliance Business School, at The University of Manchester


He gained a BSc hons in Zoology from Aberdeen University followed by an MSc in Applied Entomology from Imperial College London. He spent 9 years in biological research at Imperial College where he became involved in a number of start-ups emerging from Imperials flourishing biological research. In 2004 he completed an MBA from the University of Gloucester specialising in Entrepreneurship after which he was invited to undertake a 2 year Enterprise Fellowship at Manchester Science Enterprise Centre (now known as Manchester Enterprise Centre), The University of Manchester before being made a Lecturer in Enterprise in 2006. In 2010 he was made Programme Director Master of Enterprise (MEnt) MECs flagship Masters programme.  He has a wide range of teaching expertise in the fields of enterprise and entrepreneurship and has been instrumental in the creation and development of a wide range of enterprise units and modules which are taught across the whole of the University at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


External positions

External Examiner, The University of Salford

1 Oct 201330 Sep 2017

Areas of expertise

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2004 - Master of Business Administration The University of Gloucestershire (2002 - 2003)
  • 1994 - Master of Science Imperial College London (1993 - 1994)
  • 1993 - Bachelor of Science University of Aberdeen (1988 - 1993)

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Student Theses

UoM administered thesis: Master of Enterprise

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