What does new core look like ? Story: IT to support entrepreneurial activities & organizational success Synchronize with the new thinking around entrepreneurial thought and action at Babson Identify activities needed at each stage Understand the informational needs of entrepreneurs & explore how IT can support these needs Address global, social and environmental issues 4
Assumptions Information and analytics leads to better decisions IT supports work that is global and distributed Technology mediated networks play a key role in individual success Public technology platforms are key to company success The social business is here Digital media strategy essential to individual success IT supports a culture of experimentation 5
New Core Design Scanning and Discovery (Identify opportunities) Design/Experiment for Concept development (Determine resource requirements) Implementing (Agile, sourcing) Monitoring (SM, BI) Collaborating and Networking (Acquire resources) Automating, Scaling & sustaining (Harvest) As a core class mapped to entrepreneurial process 6
Discussion Questions We are hoping to create new and update a number of the cases. What are some other examples from your company or from others that might be useful for the topic areas described? Other articles or books we should include? What topics, if any, are we missing? Given this is a core IT course, what are the logical electives that should be offered? Entrepreneurial Thought and Action - TM 9
6/2/2011 10 Curriculum-Wide Use of GVV ITM is an enabler of both creation and prediction logics…. ITM is a way to connect individuals around areas of interests, projects, innovation, etc… ITM provide solutions to a variety of social and economic challenges…. ITM supports data collection for measuring and evaluating Social and Economic Value… Cognitive Ambidexterity Creation/Prediction Logics SEERS Responsibility & Sustainability Entrepreneurial Leadership SSA Self & Social-Awareness Adapted from The New Entrepreneurial Leader, Greenberg, McKone-Sweet, Wilson How do we develop Entrepreneurial Leaders?