Entrepreneurial Mindset Education and Training Programs

An entrepreneurial mindset can empower ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things. It can empower people from all walks of life, from every background, culture and discipline. And the implications of entrepreneurial mindset education reach far beyond enterprise creation.

An entrepreneurial mindset offers a framework for thinking that can expose new opportunities that exist within every domain. It is a mindset that fosters creative and critical thinking, collaboration, communication, effective problem solving, and teamwork – skills that are essential for anyone to succeed in todays increasingly dynamic interconnected world.

The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative is an organization dedicated to creating entrepreneurial mindset education programs and training services for academic institutions, government and non-government organizations and corporate clients worldwide.


About ELI

Founded in 2007, the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) is a social enterprise dedicated to expanding human potential through its entrepreneurial mindset education programs. Our programs are built around experiential education and blended learning methods, drawn from the experience of successful entrepreneurs. Some of our partners include the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Week, and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship, as well as dozens of other institutions and organizations around the world.


"There is only one word to describe the Ice House training that I attended: transformative. I confess that I went into training with a skeptic’s mind. I now understand that we have the opportunity to help people rewire their thinking and empower them to take charge of their own lives. More importantly, I now understand that sharing the Ice House entrepreneurial concepts with PPCC students will have an impact on the college community that creates a ripple effect into our city and possibly our world. We have a tremendous opportunity before us that could potentially change the culture of our college and sharpen our focus – I can’t wait to begin!"

Janet Nace, High School Concurrent Enrollment Coordinator, Pikes Peak Community College

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Our Team

ELI has assembled a team of educators, entrepreneurs and strategic partners who are dedicated to achieving our mission.

Meet Our Team

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Our partners include a variety of businesses and entrepreneurial programs that range from national organizations to global institutes.

Meet Our Partners

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Hear from actual Ice House graduates, partners, and business professionals about the benefits of the ELI programs.

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