Entrepreneurship educators from around the world will join real-life entrepreneurs to learn about entrepreneurship content and pedagogy at the 2010 Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) May 31-June 4, 2010 at Babson College. The intensive five-day program explores the entrepreneurial process and core topics in the discipline.38 entrepreneurship educators and 29 entrepreneurs from the following countries — Canada, China, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands, USA and Puerto Rico — will attend.
The goal of the program is to help all participants become more effective, innovative teachers of entrepreneurship. Topics this year include:
-The Entrepreneurial Teacher: The Issues, The Challenges, The Stakes
-The Logic of Entrepreneurial Thought and Action (ETA)
-Teaching ETA as the Entrepreneurship Method
-Student Self-understanding as the Foundation for Entrepreneurial Activity
-The Case Study Method along with several cases
-The Observant Entrepreneur
-From Experiential to Immersion-based Entrepreneurship Courses
-Constructing an Initial Resource Base: What I Have and What I Can Do
-Market Tests: Planning, Experimenting, Learning, Reshaping
-Translating Market Tests into Business Models
-Understanding Entrepreneurial Finance: Paint Pen Case
-Managing the Growing Venture: Val’s Coffee Case
-Assessment and Assurance of Student Learning
-The Rocket Pitch Event-Creative Teaching Tools
Babson President Leonard Schlesinger; Heidi Neck, Faculty Director, Price-Babson SEE; Candida Brush, Chair, Entrepreneurship Division; and Babson Professors Les Charm, Patricia Greene, Donna Kelley, Erik Noyes, and Andrew Zacharakis are the faculty team for this program.
For information, visit http://www3.babson.edu/ESHIP/outreach-events/symposia/
Since 1984, Babson has trained over 2400 academics and entrepreneurs from over 550 academic institutions, government organizations, and foundations in 57 countries, to teach entrepreneurship combining theory and practice to tens of thousands of students each year.
Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., is recognized internationally as a leader in entrepreneurial management education. Babson grants BS degrees through its innovative undergraduate program, and grants MBA and custom MS and MBA degrees through the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Babson Executive Education offers executive development programs to experienced managers worldwide. For information, visit www.babson.edu.