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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…

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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…

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Vice Provost Brush Receives USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award For Entrepreneurship

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candida Brush has received the Max S. Wortman, Jr. / USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship. “It is an incredible honor to receive the Max S. Wortman Jr. USASBE Lifetime achievement award,” said Brush. “It means a lot to be recognized for an award named for someone who cared…

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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…

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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…

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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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Defining Social Innovation

What gets us out of bed every morning here at The Lewis Institute is a driving desire to use entrepreneurship to change the world for the better. We believe that Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® is one of the best assets the world has to tackle societal issues, and want to put these tools into the…

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Entrepreneurial Action = Feel + Play + Observe + Create + Think

The entrepreneurship field is asking for something new. This became evident when we presented to a standing room only audience at the recent USASBE conference in Nashville.  We presented a talk entitled “Entrepreneurship Pedagogy: Known Worlds and New Frontiers” and outlined three current worlds that entrepreneurship educators teach in. The first is the Entrepreneur World…

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Entrepreneurship Requires Practice

Entrepreneurship is often thought of as a process – a process of identifying an opportunity, understanding resource requirements, acquiring resources, planning, and implementing.  But the word “process” assumes known inputs and known outputs as in a manufacturing process.  For example, building a car on an assembly line is a manufacturing process.  You know all the…

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