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Entrepreneurship Programs and the Modern University

Entrepreneurship Programs and the Modern University


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After more than 30 years of impressive growth, what have we learned about building world-class entrepreneurship programs within universities?

After tracing the evolution of entrepreneurship within institutions of higher learning, the authors explore the key elements that constitute a comprehensive entrepreneurship program. Best practices at leading universities and differing kinds of academic environments are highlighted. They examine multiple aspects of program management and infrastructure, including curriculum and degree program development, where entrepreneurship is administratively housed, how it is organized, and approaches to staffing and resource acquisition.

The perspectives shared in the book enable university presidents, entrepreneurship students, provosts, deans, entrepreneurship program directors, faculty members, and others to better capitalize upon the empowering and transformative potential of entrepreneurship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782544623
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 10/13/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michael H. Morris, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, US, Donald F. Kuratko, The Jack M. Gill Distinguished Chair of Entrepreneurship, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Executive and Academic Director, Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana and Jeffrey R. Cornwall, Jack C. Massey Chair in Entrepreneurship and Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee, US

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface Part I: The Entrepreneurial Imperative within Universities 1. The Evolution of Entrepreneurship in Universities 2. Organizational Structures for Entrepreneurship Programs 3. Assessing Program Outcomes: Towards a Competency-based Approach Part II: Developing the Entrepreneurial Curriculum 4. Establishing the Core Curriculum 5. Designing Degree Programs 6. Experiential Learning in Entrepreneurship Part III: Co-Curricular Entrepreneurship Support Programs 7. Hatcheries, Accelerators and Incubators 8. Student-run Ventures 9. Business Plans, Business Models and Elevator Pitch Competitions 10. Mentoring Programs, Entrepreneurship Clubs and Learning Communities 11. Study-abroad Programs in Entrepreneurship Part IV: Outreach Programs in Entrepreneurship 12. Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Programs 13. Best Practices in Community Engagement 14. University Seed Funding Programs Part V: Supporting Campus-wide Programs in Entrepreneurship 15. University-wide Entrepreneurship 16. Addressing Resource Needs Conclusion: The Ongoing Revolution Index

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