Great teaching: Entrepreneurship, enterprise & business

Discover how pioneering teachers and trainers approach the subjects of entrepreneurship, enterprise and business

Brainpower Waste

Waste: a subject loved by lateral-minded, innovative entrepreneurs THERE is nothing I want more than for good minds to go to waste. I joke not. Brilliant young brains in all aspects of education – especially budding entrepreneurs who could and should be applying themselves to turning brainpower waste into lolly... Read More

How to Make a Fast Entrepreneurial Fortune

To make a fast entrepreneurial fortune in business requires the right mindset If you want to make a fast entrepreneurial fortune today, buy a lottery ticket. But if you possess some skills, resilience, patience and a preparedness to read the rest of this post, there is an alternative... Read More

Entrepreneurship Awards for You to Win

What entrepreneurship awards are up for grabs? Remember how a Compendium of Games was always a standard, delightful gift under your Christmas tree? Well, ho, ho, ho, I have a similar offering for you, which should bring fascination throughout 2016 – and perhaps for years to come... Read More

Can you Teach Entrepreneurship?

Can you teach entrepreneurship? The question "Can you teach entrepreneurship?" has received much attention over the last decade. People who teach entrepreneurship have an important job to do. However, much like the relationship between a 'product' and its life sustaining 'market', more consideration needs to be given to how people learn/engage with this subject. For me, academia stills over-emphases traditional didactic pedagogy. Insufficient thought is being applied to how learners learn and how entrepreneurial minds think. Read More

Why use Business Simulations?

Why use business simulations? Countless reports have been published (including this by Lord Young) stating good entrepreneurship education requires experiential, hands-on learning. So you might think it would be easy to answer the question: Why use business simulations? Engaging learners so they make decisions, deal with risk and consequences as well as solve problems creates a rich and dynamic environment. It certainly improves on the 'expert' providing a passive audience with a sleeping pill of a lecture... Read More