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Entrepreneurship & creativity, a student\'s perspective

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Entrepreneurship & creativity, a student\'s perspective

  1. 1. Entrepreneurship and creativity, a student’s perspective Nicolò Wojewoda Delft University of Technology BEST/SPEED
  2. 2. Outline 1. reflect on the topic 2. recommendations 3. bold recommendations
  3. 3. Entrepreneurship • shortening the gap between an idea and its market • unsolicited initiative • all about attitude and practices
  4. 4. Creativity
  5. 5. Creativity
  6. 6. Creativity • create something new • original ideas • a skill to be trained
  7. 7. A common learning cycle Problem Idea Design Use
  8. 8. Entrepreneurship and creativity Creativity Problem Idea Design Market Use
  9. 9. 5 ideas about entrepr’ship & creativity 1. grades are not all 2. harsh but soft environment, 3. give students the chance to fail (without big consequences) 4. encourage student dialogue 5. courses and incubators
  10. 10. When? • Graduate • full integration • less guidance • Undergraduate • partial integration • full guidance • Secondary education and before
  11. 11. Cost-benefit analysis • Costs: human resources, financial resources • Benefits: retaining successes, start-ups, alumni communities, knowledge, innovation
  12. 12. Obstacles • control on the curriculum • extra-curricular efforts
  13. 13. Risks • focusing on “profit” market • losing focus on learning • too hard for students • too easy to show them how to do that
  14. 14. My bold recommendations • every course, a project • every project, a community project • alumni input for every course • multiple sets of assessment criteria • 20% rule
  15. 15. Conclusion
  16. 16. Thank you! Questions?

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