This article discusses entrepreneurship education to support, encourage and empower women in entrepreneurship in the context of the experience of the recent European SME Week Summit.
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EnterpriseWISE is no ordinary course. It is a course designed specifically to meet the needs of women in science, engineering and technology – the most underserved entrepreneurial community in the world.
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.
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.