Public Facilitator Training: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sid Cutter Pilot's Pavilion
Balloon Fiesta Parkway Northeast
Aug 1 - Aug 3, 2018 — Albuquerque, New Mexico
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Entrepreneurial Mindset Facilitator Certification prepares participants to implement Ice House Entrepreneurship Programs in their organizations and communities. This interactive training will engage government workers in the Ice House Philosophy, Ice House Opportunity Discovery Process, and the key constructs behind the eight life lessons of the Ice House Entrepreneurship Programs. Upon successful completion of the certification training, participants will receive an Entrepreneurial Mindset Facilitator Certificate qualifying them to facilitate any of the Ice House Entrepreneurship Programs.

This event is organized by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative and hosted by the City of Albuquerque. Registration is open to all sectors including public, private, and non-profit.

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Why You Should Attend

Ice House Entrepreneurship Programs are experiential, problem-based learning programs designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset. Ice House can be implemented to develop your workforce, engage employees, and improve small business outcomes. This training will allow you to develop a deeper understanding of the Ice House Program philosophy, methodology, and content while developing your own entrepreneurial mindset. While you do not need to be subject matter expert in entrepreneurship, you do need to be an effective facilitator of learning by supporting, guiding, and monitoring the entrepreneurial learning process. ELI’s Entrepreneurial Mindset Facilitator Certification is designed to equip facilitators with the necessary tools and techniques to effectively facilitate Ice House Programs.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Understand the Ice House philosophy and methodology
  • Learn how to facilitate the eight life lessons
  • Engage in the entrepreneurial process
  • Connect with the community by interacting with local entrepreneurs
  • Distinguish between program options, delivery, and outcomes
  • Understand program impact from best practices and use cases
  • Practice facilitating the Ice House Program with onsite coaching
  • Create an implementation and action plan to incorporate the entrepreneurial mindset

Training Materials

Training materials consist of:

  • Digital Program Preview Access
  • Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur book
  • Facilitator Manual

Upon successful completion of the certification, facilitators will receive full digital access to facilitator manuals, lesson guides, sample syllabi, sample course schedules, supplemental resources, student certificates, and marketing materials. Please note that certification must be completed before ELI will fulfill product orders from our Store.

Hotel Recommendations

The training fee includes tuition, training materials, and a light breakfast and lunch each day. Lodging and transportation are not included in the workshop fee. Please see our list of hotel recommendations below:

Staybridge Suites Albuquerque North

Courtyard by Marriott Albuquerque

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Albuquerque

Training Price: $1,995 USD

Payment can be made online by credit card (American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover) or by invoice using a check or bank wire transfer. Your space is secured upon receipt of full payment. Registration will end fourteen (14) days before the event date. Please see our cancellation policy upon registering for this event.

Available Discounts

  • If you register five or more people from the same organization, please email for a 20% discount code. Group rates cannot be combined with other discounts.

Not Ready to Become Certified?

If you’re not ready to commit to certification but want to evaluate the program, you can participate in the first two days of training ($1,495) and complete the certification ($995) at a later date, in person or online.

To complete your certification at a later date, you must have completed the first two days of the Entrepreneurial Mindset Facilitator Certification Training within one year of registration. Please email to register.

About Our Host

The City of Albuquerque is New Mexico’s largest city with a population of 558,000. The city sits in the high desert aside the Sandia Mountains. Albuquerque is an immensely diverse city with its Spanish heritage and roots in Native American culture. The City of Albuquerque employs nearly 6000 people across 22 departments and runs some of Central New Mexico’s greatest national attractions including the International Balloon Fiesta Park and Museum. The City’s mission is to provide our citizens with courteous, efficient and timely professional service and is committed to empowering employees to be fully engaged in their work in order to accomplish this mission. The City of Albuquerque was the first in the nation to offer ELI’s entrepreneurial mindset training and curriculum to city employees on a large scale. The City is now a premier training site for ELI’s Government Entrepreneurial Mindset Certification Training.