We all want to form our students to be able to handle situations they may face in their professional life. At Engage, we focus on developing our students’ Entrepreneurial Skills and Mindset, for our students to handle changing circumstances in an uncertain world. But how can we stimulate these aims through our education?
EE Explore is a collaboration between Engage and ECSB – European Council for small Business and Entrepreneurship – a virtual platform for research interaction globally about Entrepreneurship Education. We arrange a series of online events about the topic, towards ECSB’s 3E conference in May 2021.
Entrepreneurs need to make decisions fast, in an unknown environment, without knowing all the answers. This is a group exercise simulating a board meeting where students are forced to make decisions together. If the board doesn’t give clear guidelines, what will the management do?
To come up with good ideas, we need to understand the problem we'd like solve. This exercise is a fast-paced idea creation process, where developing a good problem understanding is the core and starting point.
Reflective thinking could help our students learn more by connecting their experiences with theory and incorporate their learning into future tasks. Why and how can we integrate reflective thinking into our educational activities?
This book is written for these teachers, program managers and university administrators. By reading this book, they will learn how eleven other European universities decided to solve this task and learn from their experiences.