From Chalkboards to Chatbots: The New Age of Entrepreneurial Education

Entrepreneurship teachers can't afford to be bystanders in today's technology-driven world.  If we are bystanders, our students follow suit. If they are bystanders, we have not fulfilled our Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Author: Doan Winkel

Bisociation Teaching Exercise Spurs Business Model Innovation 

Diverse paths lead to entrepreneurial opportunities and innovative business models. Some entrepreneurs arrive at their destination via a deliberate, rational process of search and causal thinking. Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Dante Di Gregorio , Joel Ryman and Jennifer Kuan

How to Build an Innovative Mindset

In January 2021 I joined the Great Resignation and took an early retirement from the University of Minnesota (UMN). I had spent 12 years there teaching social entrepreneurship and managing  Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Fred Rose

 ‘Entrepreneurial Deal Analysis’ Course Energizes Students

This spring, the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship experimented with a new “Entrepreneurial Deal Analysis” course for undergraduate students. For years we’ve seen a huge student interest in Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Jay Ebben and Jack Dempsey

Family Business Professors: 34 Ways to Energize Your Class

  For family business professors and teachers, August means finalizing plans to engage students in the classroom. Here are free classroom exercises, interviews, case studies and other resources Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Mat Hughes

Remembering Gordon Davis, Founder of Management Information Systems

Gordon Davis and Jim Wetherbe at the Celebration of 50 Years of MIS at the University of Minnesota in 2018. It takes a Herculean entrepreneurial effort to create and sustain a new academic Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Brian Janz and James C Wetherbe

Building Bridges Between Artists and Business Entrepreneurs: Facilitating Creative Deviance

  Arts entrepreneur. Cultural entrepreneur. Self-employed creative. Freelance artist. Whatever the label or concept, recent years have seen increased interest in the intersection of art and Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Adrienne Callander and Michael Cummings

Team Exercise: How Parenting Styles Affect The Next Generation

  Because the family and business are inextricably intertwined in family businesses, parenting plays a critical role in shaping the next generation and their contribution to the family business. Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Isabel C Botero

Professors and Experts: Would You Like Your Articles to be Read?

An old joke says that if a doctoral student put a $100 bill in his or her dissertation paper that was filed away in the university library, ten years later the $100 bill would still be there. Did you Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Catherine Buday and James C Wetherbe

Back to School: Resources for an Uncertain Time

Colleges and universities everywhere are grappling with how to teach in fall of 2020. Courses are being offered in online, in-person, and hybrid formats, and many instructors find themselves having Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Daniel Forbes , Kimberly Eddleston and David Deeds