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Gvl Berkeley 2009 Stanford Byers


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Gvl Berkeley 2009 Stanford Byers

  1. 1. Aligning Teaching, Research, and Outreach GVL Meeting at UC Berkeley November 19, 2009 Professor Tom Byers
  2. 2. Part of WEF’s Global Education Initiative
  3. 3. Definitions Entrepreneur  Entrepreneur ship  Entrepreneur ial  Entrepreneur ial Ecosystem  Individual Process Attitudes, Skills, Behaviors Role of Society
  4. 4. Entrepreneurial Ecosystem “ Champions” Foundations NGOs <ul><ul><li>National </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth companies & SMEs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large companies and MNCs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>Universities Business Government Funding and support Importance of outreach Importance of partnerships Changing role of the university
  5. 6. Entrepreneurship Education’s Driving Forces #4 Planet’s 21st-century Major Crises #3 School’s Competitive Advantage #2 Region’s Economic Development #1 Student’s Skill Development
  6. 7. Teaching
  7. 8. Research
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  9. 10. 2009 Roundtables on Entrepreneurship Education
  10. 11. Complementary, however … Technology Transfer Entrepreneurship Education
  11. 12. Source: Nelson and Byers   Technology Transfer Entrepreneurship Education Goals and Mission Commercialize inventions; generate income Develop leadership skills; integrate courses and disciplines; provide the foundation for new businesses; forge links between academic and business groups; promote university tech transfer Influence of Market Conditions Significant Less Time Horizon 0-10 years 0-40 years Assessment Straightforward: inventions commercialized; licenses executed; revenue Difficult: student enrollment and evaluations; correlations with later behavior Providers and Constituency Administrators and firms (that may involve faculty and/or students) Faculty and students