The world has changed in ways that now require everyone to be more innovative and entrepreneurial regardless of their chosen field. Consequently, the need for educators to infuse entrepreneurial thinking into the learning experience while engaging faculty across all disciplines is ever pressing. Guided by leading experts, participants in this professional development workshop will engage in the entrepreneurial process and share best practices while exploring the broader implications of entrepreneurial thinking as an essential life skill that also creates a powerful incentive to learn.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed for transformational educators of all disciplines from K-12, community colleges and universities. Participants may include existing innovation and entrepreneurship educators who seek to expand their programs or interdisciplinary faculty from STEM, arts and humanities, career and technical education or other disciplines who want to incorporate entrepreneurial thinking into the learning experience.
Why You Should Attend
Academic and organizational leaders around the world have identified entrepreneurial thinking as a global imperative citing the need to shift entrepreneurship from the perimeter to the core of the way education operates. No longer the exclusive domain of the business school, entrepreneurial thinking has become essential for all students to adapt and thrive in today’s rapidly changing world. All graduates must now learn how to become effective problem solvers who can think critically and creatively to identify and solve complex problems and collaborate across networks.
About our Host
Recognizing that students are the primary reason that Northampton Community College exists, they seek to provide excellent, accessible and comprehensive learning experiences in partnership with the dynamic, diverse communities they serve. Northampton believes that learning thrives when there is a sense of curiosity and excitement about the world in which we live. As such, they value excellence, innovation, sustainability, accountability, integrity, engagement, and vision.