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How Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught to Younger Generations

How Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught to Younger Generations

I took one of my interns out to lunch today and during, he preceded to tell me what types of businesses students proposed opening during college and which ones he was impressed by.

As he proceeded to go down the list, the ideas just got wackier and remained as unrealistic as they did immature.

It’s not a huge deal and entrepreneurship is about thinking and weighing business options as well as being fun, but where failure lurks in a business plan, professors need to be more candid that these plans will, ultimately not work (or have significant odds against the business owners).

Who’s fault is it?

It’s about 50 / 50, 1/2 falling on the professors and the other 1/2 the students.

How should entrepreneurship be taught?

Entrepreneurship needs to be taught in a realistic sense based on if the entrepreneur can sell the product, not invent something and hope it goes gangbuster, thus selling itself…

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  1. I couldn’t agree more. My whole blog is on entrepreneurship and I am only 21. Entrepreneur since 12 and entrepreneur in training since birth! http://entrepreneurlife101.wordpress.com/

    February 14, 2012

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