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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…

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…

Developing Case Teaching Materials And Expertise

During this past week, a team from Babson has been managing and teaching the Banco de Chile – Babson College Chilean Entrepreneurship Educators Program – which involves 24 educators from 12 Chilean universities. The first face-to-face module in June, which explored the art and science of writing business cases, was led by Babson Professor Heidi…

Social Entrepreneurship: GEM 2008

GEM measured social entrepreneurship by asking entrepreneurs if they are pursuing economic goals, social goals, or both.  There were three important findings that give us a glimpse into the future of business.  First, 44% of entrepreneurs are pursuing economic and social goals concurrently and this number doubles last year’s finding.  As a result, we find…