Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Resources

La Trobe definition of what the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/dvca/la-trobe-framework/essentials/definitions

In summary it is about the future, finding solutions, addressing to complex global economic, social, environmental issues that are difficult to solve at the moment. We expect that our students will

  • be taught how to thrive in a fast-changing world;
  • be challenged to use their creativity to generate and effectively manage new ideas;
  • learn how to understand and solve complex problems; and,
  • locate and use knowledge to reduce risk and make smart decisions

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Links – Innovation & Entrepreneurship ideas

A crash course in creativity –  Tina Seelig at TEDxStanford
An excellent presentation by Tina Seelig on TEDX on creativity and innovation and how to create learning environments to encourage this


Is Social entrepreneurship the rich saving the poor?
– by Martin Montero (2012)
Social entrepreneurship is not about elitist fellowships, conferences, summits, accelerators, co-working spaces, or contests. Social entrepreneurship is not about charity or even about philanthropy, and it’s certainly not about wealth redistribution. Social entrepreneurship is about opportunity and power distribution..”

http://www.shareable.net/blog/is-social-entrepreneurship-the-rich-saving-the-poor

How inequality curtails a nation’s creativity – by Mark Buchanan Bloomberg.  Japan Times

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2014/04/07/commentary/how-inequality-curtails-a-nations-creativity/#.VIYYwKMbeqI

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) helps students carry out Texas Christian University (TCU) mission statementAbbie Maynard (2014)

To educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community.”

http://www.tcu360.com/campus/2014/04/32070.qep-helps-students-carry-out-tcu-mission-statement

Universities are getting involved in trying to solve global problems by developing innovation labs

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3028403/usaid-is-getting-its-own-darpa-like-innovation-lab-to-solve-global-development-challenges

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