Entrepreneurial Learning

Speaking, Facilitator Training and Professional Development

 

The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative has emerged as a global leader in entrepreneurial mindset education, training, and support services. We offer a variety of keynotes, professional development, and facilitator training programs designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of entrepreneurial thinking, process and culture.

Keynote Presentations: Stakeholder engagement is essential to bring about organizational change. Our leadership team includes internationally recognized thought leaders in the field of entrepreneurship education, philanthropy, economic development and higher education who can speak to the urgency and impact of cultivating an entrepreneurial culture.

In-Service & Professional Development: Organizational change begins with organizational culture. Our In-Service and Professional Development programs are designed to transform organizational culture through an entrepreneurial mindset. We offer a variety of one and two-day staff/faculty in-service & professional development programs for academic institutions, economic development organizations and corporate clients worldwide.

Facilitator Training: Join a distinguished group of educators and thought leaders from across the U.S. and around the world to learn how to implement the Ice House Entrepreneurship Programs in your classroom, organization, and community. Our three-day facilitator training programs enable participants to become certified to teach the Ice House Entrepreneurship Programs. See our Certified Ice House Facilitators from all around the world here

Featured Speakers:

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Gary Schoeniger Founder & CEO

 

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Bree Langemo, J.D. President

 

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Pilar Gaitán Carrizosa               VP Strategic Partnerships – Latin America

 

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Contact our training services manager to inquire about hosting a keynote, professional development or facilitator training event. Visit our events page to register for a scheduled training, workshop or keynote event.


 

“ELI’s workshops were some of the most eye-opening learning experiences I have encountered. Their strong message on a redefined approach to entrepreneurship made an ever-lasting impact.”

– Ramina Murshudova, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy


 

“I first met Gary Schoeniger at an Innovation Summit we started at Purdue University in 2016. We invited Gary to be a speaker and to serve on working groups to help us develop an innovation and entrepreneurship curricula for our college. Gary was an outstanding contributor to the summit and gave what I think was the best presentation of all of our speakers at the summit. His breadth and depth of knowledge related to innovation and entrepreneurship is quite extraordinary.”

– Gary R. Bertoline, Dean and Distinguished Professor, Purdue Polytechnic University


 

“The information was exactly what the organizations had to hear.”

– John R. Cyr, Executive Director, Kansas Association of Regional Development Organizations


 

“I just completed the Ice House training in Kansas City.  Best 3 days I have ever spent at a conference/training.” 

– J.R. Love, II Ph.D., The University of Mississippi


 

“Bree’s innovative keynote on entrepreneurship education was inspiring to our audience of community leaders, students, faculty, and business owners. She presented a compelling argument for instilling the entrepreneurial mindset in every student. Bree’s application of statistics, multimedia, and real-world examples was customized to our audience and very persuasive.”

– Stacee McIff, Snow College


 

“The best presenters are those who speak from their experience and from their heart. Bree Langemo spoke in a manner that demonstrated this integration of knowledge with passion for the entrepreneur and the mindset that sets them apart.”

– Stanley S. Gryskiewicz, Ph.D., Association for Managers of Innovation Founder & Board Chair


 

“Best learning experience ever!”

– Marjorie Bostwick, Single Moms Revolution Entrepreneurship Foundation

Events

May 2 - 4, 2017

Onsite Facilitator Training: Independence Community College

This event is organized by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative and hosted by Independence Community College. The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is an experiential, problem-based learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset. To better understand the Ice House philosophy, Author & ELI Founder Gary Schoeniger traces the Read More

May 16, 2017

44th Annual World Trade Day

World Trade Day’s theme this year, Containers to the Cloud: Trade as Goods, Services and Knowledge reflects the paramount issue of our day – how to transform future opportunities into today’s successful businesses. So, join us for our 44th Annual World Trade Day and learn about how trade has expanded over the years to include Read More

Thurs, May 11 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Ice House Informational Webinar – Thurs, May 11 2017

This information packed webinar provides an in-depth look at the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in terms of course content, structure, process and learning outcomes as well as the target audience, pricing and delivery options.

Events

May 2 - 4, 2017

Onsite Facilitator Training: Independence Community College

This event is organized by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative and hosted by Independence Community College. The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is an experiential, problem-based learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset. To better understand the Ice House philosophy, Author & ELI Founder Gary Schoeniger traces the Read More

May 16, 2017

44th Annual World Trade Day

World Trade Day’s theme this year, Containers to the Cloud: Trade as Goods, Services and Knowledge reflects the paramount issue of our day – how to transform future opportunities into today’s successful businesses. So, join us for our 44th Annual World Trade Day and learn about how trade has expanded over the years to include Read More

Thurs, May 11 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Ice House Informational Webinar – Thurs, May 11 2017

This information packed webinar provides an in-depth look at the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in terms of course content, structure, process and learning outcomes as well as the target audience, pricing and delivery options.

MAY 27-30, 2017

NISOD International Conference

NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence is the definitive gathering of community and technical college educators passionate about teaching and learning. For almost 40 years, NISOD’s annual conference has provided faculty, administrators, and staff with the resources, ideas, and solutions that drive excellence in all areas of community and technical college campuses. Come Read More

June 6-8, 2017

Facilitator Training: June 6 – 8, 2017

This event is organized by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative and hosted by Metropolitan State University of Denver. Registration is open to all sectors including public, private, and non-profit. The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is an experiential, problem-based learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset. To better understand Read More

June 21-23, 2017

GlobalMindED

Collaboration is at the heart of the GlobalMindED conference – among educators, entrepreneurs and business leaders, policymakers in government and nonprofits, and first-generation college students themselves. On June 22nd & 23rd, 2017, hundreds of dedicated professionals and students will come together to learn from world famous keynote speakers and take part in breakout sessions that Read More

JUL 5-7, 2017

Prepa TEC – High School Congress

VII Congress PrepaTec will be held July 5-7, 2017 on the Monterrey Campus. Education requires adapting to new contexts, academics and training needs of students. Learn what PrepaTec is doing. Learn More

Oct. 6 - 8, 2017

Facilitator Training: Oct. 6 – 8, 2017

This event is organized by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative and hosted by the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) and Hillsborough Community College. Registration is open to all sectors including public, private, and non-profit. The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is an experiential, problem-based learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial Read More

October 8-11, 2017

NACCE Annual Conference

National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship Annual Conference: The Power of Partnership Click for more information

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WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

"If students learn that...they have choices to better their life, they are more apt to own their educational process and become active directors of it, rather than a bystander simply meeting course requirements."

Theresa Allyn, Ice House Faculty, Edmonds 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.

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Partners

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

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Testimonials

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

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