An interesting discussion and focus on the teaching of entrepreneurship is underway this week. The Wall Street Journal asks in an article “Can Entrepreneurship be Taught?” The debate is focused on what better prepares an entrepreneur, education or real world experience.
In an article from Bostinno.com asking the exact same question, “Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?,” Babson College President Len Schlesinger says absolutely. Students at Babson, which is a NFTE partner, are keenly focused on entrepreneurship.
In this interview, Schlesinger offers some intriguing perspectives and examples of how teaching entrepreneurship matters and works, including why you might need to go to Paris.