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Three challenges: Taking entrepreneurship & innovation education beyond the classroom

Jerome Engel, founding executive director, Lester Center for Entrepreneurship, and adjunct professor, emeritus, Haas School of Business | July 29, 2015

We have made great progress in creating an entrepreneurship and innovation economy – and the university has been a major contributor — but now it is time to do more. In a keynote last week to the 12th Annual European Entrepreneurship Colloquium I focused on three challenges/opportunities for immediate action; reinvigorating innovation strategies of major … Continue reading »

Getting Lean in Education — By Getting Out of the Classroom

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | July 23, 2014

This week the National Science Foundation goes Lean on education by providing $1.2 million to educators who want to bring their classroom innovations to a wider audience. ——– The I-Corps programstarted when the U.S. National Science Foundation adopted my Lean LaunchPad class. Their goal was to train University scientists and researchers to use Lean Startup methods (business model design, … Continue reading »