Global Symposia for Entrepreneurship Educators – Dubai

February 18-21, 2019

Program Cost: $3,150

Takes place at Babson Dubai

Thinking and acting entrepreneurially is more than just an inclination. It can—and should be—taught. Whether you’re an academic at a college or university, or an entrepreneur who has a desire to teach, the Global Symposia for Entrepreneurship Educators – Dubai will give you the skills needed to pass on an entrepreneurial mindset to your students to shape the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders.

This action-based program provides you with a toolkit, playbook, and best practices for teaching entrepreneurship to others, including Babson’s hallmark methodology, Entrepreneurial Thought & Action ® (ET&A™). Leave the program ready to pass on the most powerful force in the world for solving problems and creating economic and social value.


Email Dayle Lipsky or call +1-781-239-3915.

What You Will Learn

The Global Symposia for Entrepreneurship Educators – Dubai will equip you with proven concepts for effective entrepreneurship education, as well as give you the tools to teach experientially and overcome challenges in your approach to teaching.

Specific topics addressed include:

Content Topics

  • Entrepreneurial Thought and Action
  • Entrepreneurship Education Ecosystems
  • Entrepreneurial Identity
  • Design Thinking and Idea Generation
  • Market Tests and Business Models
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Managing Growth and Embracing Failure

Process Topics

  • Experiential and Action Learning Pedagogies
  • Teaching Entrepreneurially
  • Case Method Teaching
  • Managing Classroom Challenges
  • Curriculum and Course Design
  • Immersion-based Teaching
  • Use of Technology in Classroom

Who Should Enroll

No matter what discipline you’re from, if you’re an academic or an entrepreneur who teaches or has a desire to teach entrepreneurship, you’ll leave the program prepared to pass along the benefits of entrepreneurial education. Participants come from all around the world, allowing for a diverse group of peers in the program.

Your Faculty Director

This program is led by Professor Heidi Neck, the Jeffry A. Timmons Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College. Neck’s research interests include entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship inside organizations, and creative thinking. She is the lead author ofTeaching Entrepreneurship: A Practice-Based Approach, written to help educators teach entrepreneurship in more experiential and engaging ways.

Accommodation/Registration Details

This program will take place at Babson – Dubai, located at The Academy at DIFC, at the Dubai International Financial Centre. The cost includes program materials and meals.

For more information, email Dayle Lipsky or call +1-781-239-3915.