Pedagogy Pillar – Topic: What We Know About What Works in Entrepreneurship Education
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|Patricia Greene (Babson University): Patricia G. Greene is a Professor and holds the Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurship at Babson College. Dr. Greene's research focuses on the identification, acquisition, and combination of entrepreneurial resources, particularly by women and minority entrepreneurs. She is a founding member of the Diana Project, a research group focusing on women and the venture capital industry. She is also a co-editor of the books, Entrepreneurship Education and The Development of University-Based Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: Global Practices. Her work has been published in the Journal of Business Venturing, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Research, Small Business Economics, Academy of Management Executive, and the Journal of Small Business Management. She serves on the editorial board of Academy of Management: Learning and Education. |
Kevin Moore (The University of Tampa): Kevin Moore began teaching entrepreneurship after co-founding TiER1 Performance Solutions where he continues to serve as their Chief Learning Officer. TiER1 is a learning solutions company founded in 2002 and has grown to over 125 people in offices in Denver, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and headquartered in Covington, KY. Dr. Moore is also the co-founder of Xcelerated Learning Dynamics (XLD) a company focused on learning and performance improvement within the healthcare sector. Dr. Moore’s doctorate degree is in education in instructional design technology so he approaches entrepreneurship education from a different perspective.
Heidi Neck (Babson University): Dr. Heidi Neck is the Jeffry A. Timmons Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson College. As Faculty Director of the Babson Symposia for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE), she passionately works to improve the pedagogy of entrepreneurship education because new venture creation is the engine of society. Dr. Neck also recently participated in AACSB’s Deans Conference presenting about “Innovative Strategies in Entrepreneurship Education”. Dr. Neck has received numerous awards including Babson’s Deans’ Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Gloria Appel Prize for entrepreneurial vitality in academe, United States Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Outstanding Entrepreneurship Course, USASBE Best Practice Pedagogy for theatrical improvisation, and USASBE best workshops for social entrepreneurship.
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Luke Pittaway (Ohio University): Dr. Pittaway is a professor at Ohio University and serves as the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship there. He is the co-author of “Entrepreneurship Education – A Systematic Review of the Evidence” published in the International Small Business Journal (2007). Dr. Pittaway’s research focuses on entrepreneurship education and learning and he has a range of other interests including: entrepreneurial behavior; networking; entrepreneurial failure; business growth; and, corporate venturing. He has been a Research and Education Fellow with the National Council of Graduate Entrepreneurship and an Advanced Institute of Management Research Scholar. He is on a number of editorial boards including: International Small Business Journal; International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research; and the Service Industries Journal.
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