Marcus Holmes, a current student of the MBA programme at Curtin University in Western Australia, talks about his experience of the entrepreneurship course ‘Ignition’ run there recently. Ignition, launched this year, is based on the successful Ignite programme managed by the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning in Cambridge.
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What happens when the entrepreneurial ambition doesn’t follow the planned path? What happens when the dream fails? How does the entrepreneur find the next dream and move forward? Jane Wilks, a regular mentor on our Ignite programme, has written a book, ‘When it’S HIT THE FAN: An Entrepreneurial Roller Coaster Ride’ about her personal journey – the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur, her experiences with her company Valiant and regaining her entrepreneurial spirit.
By Yupar Myint Innovation is complex and risky. Huge amounts of money are invested in innovations yet there is estimated to be about a 10% success rate for these new ideas. Companies are increasingly looking to leverage open innovation, cross-discipline innovation and interdisciplinary expertise to gain access to new ideas and new technologies. In this [...]