Tecnológico de Monterrey has joined The Global Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education (GCEE), founded by Babson College, an alliance of like-minded institutions from around the globe that are committed to entrepreneurship education.

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Tecnológico de Monterrey has joined The Global Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education (GCEE), founded by Babson College, an alliance of like-minded institutions from around the globe that are committed to entrepreneurship education. GCEE provides a unique opportunity to share best practices with colleagues from around the world, collaborate with member institutions on a variety of initiates, gain in-depth access to Babson's expertise, and remain on the cutting edge of entrepreneurship education.

Babson and Tecnológico de Monterrey signed the agreement during ceremonies at the Monterrey campus in Mexico. The agreement between the Tecnológico de Monterrey and Babson calls for curriculum development and teacher training, designed to carry out activities related to entrepreneurship education in Mexico and Latin America.

"We have collaborated with Tecnológico de Monterrey for many years, starting with the student and academic exchanges, research programs and faculty development. Signing this agreement is the next step for Tecnológico de Monterrey, joining the Global Consortium composed of many like-minded institutions that are committed to using entrepreneurship to make the world a better place," said Babson Provost Shahid Ansari.

"Tecnológico de Monterrey is an extraordinary institution with which we identify that has a long tradition in the promotion of entrepreneurship. In fact the story of entrepreneurship at Babson and Tecnológico de Monterrey coincidentally began in 1978. We have the same history, the same timeline, the same approach and this agreement gives us the opportunity to do things together that we could not do alone," said Babson President Leonard Schlesinger.

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

By Barbara Spies Blair, blairb@babson.edu, 781-239-4621 | 05/10/2013 06:00