Faculty & Leadership Blog / Tag: Heidi Neck

Michael Chmura

Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education to Host 2018 Summit in Spain

The Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education (the Collaborative) will host its annual member’s summit in Valencia, Spain, April 17-19, 2018. The Collaborative is an institutional membership organization that connects and convenes institutions that aspire to build and grow entrepreneurship education programs for a better world. Members are those seeking to increase their capability and capacity…

Michael Chmura

Prof. Neck’s Entrepreneurship Book Receives Most Promising New Textbook Award

Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset, coauthored by Professor Heidi Neck, is winner of a 2018 TAA Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA).  It is one of the five textbooks that received Most Promising New Textbook awards. The TAA Most Promising New Textbook Award recognizes excellence in 1st edition…

Michael Chmura

USASBE Hosts First Ever “Local” At UNC Chapel Hill

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship is working with the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to offer a free event for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship professors, USASBE Local. The event will be held on November 2 at the Kenan-Flagler Business School in the Entrepreneurship Center. Heidi Neck, President of USASBE and the…

Michael Chmura

Babson Faculty Among Keynotes At Global Entrepreneurship Education Workshop

The February 29th workshop on Global Entrepreneurship Education, held in collaboration with Babson College and Qatar University, reflected the WISE Initiative research agenda in promoting actionable policy research and recommendations that are practiced worldwide and applicable to the local context. The workshop was an extension of the comprehensive study on global entrepreneurship education produced as…

Michael Chmura

Professor Neck Keynotes ASBE/EEP Joint Entrepreneurship Conference

Professor Heidi Neck is keynoting ASBE/EEP Joint Entrepreneurship Conference this week in Orlando. The Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship is a well-established organization founded as a venue to present theoretical and applied research pertaining to the field of small business and entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneurship Education Project is a group of scholars working in two…

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Research Confirms the Importance of Place in Entrepreneurship

Recent research performed by Babson Professor Heidi Neck and the Babson Entrepreneurship Experience Lab, explores the importance of place as it relates to entrepreneurship. The research reveals that despite the rise of technology and increased virtual and physical mobility, place is still an important component of entrepreneurship.

Michael Chmura

It Takes Kinetic Energy To Turn An Idea Into A Business

Scott Belsky, author of Making It Happen, claims that having an idea is only 1% of the process. Wow! That’s 99% everything else. No wonder it’s so difficult turning an idea into a business reality. I suspect many of us are part of the 1% (at least this 1% and not the other 1% that the Occupy…

Michael Chmura

What Comes Before The Business Plan? Everything.

A colleague of mine, Brad George, and I are working on an academic paper related to entrepreneurship education. Here’s the premise.  Those that need entrepreneurship education are nascent entrepreneurs—those thinking about starting a business and going through some of the early motions.  However, standard entrepreneurship courses target new business owners—typically not the students sitting in…