Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators
May 29–June 2, 2017
Program Cost: $3,150
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 Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) 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 Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators 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:
- 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
- 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.
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 of Teaching Entrepreneurship: A Practice-Based Approach, written to help educators teach entrepreneurship in more experiential and engaging ways.
Cost includes program materials, accommodations, and meals at the award-winning Babson Executive Conference Center. Accommodations are from May 29 at 4 p.m. to June 2 at 12:30p.m. There will be a welcome reception the evening of May 29. All participants receive a certificate of completion.
Each session has a limited number of participants to preserve the intimacy and collegiality of the experience. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
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