Presentation on theme: "Innovation & Entrepreneurship Judith Cone Special Assistant to the UNC Chancellor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Senior Fellow Kauffman Foundation."— Presentation transcript:
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Judith Cone Special Assistant to the UNC Chancellor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Senior Fellow Kauffman Foundation BizStarts Milwaukee Presidents’ Meeting
World Economic Forum ► Entrepreneurship and education are extraordinary opportunities that need to be leveraged and interconnected if we are to develop the human capital required for building the societies of the future. ► Entrepreneurship is the engine fuelling innovation, employment generation and economic growth ► Only by creating an environment where entrepreneurship can prosper and where entrepreneurs can try new ideas and empower others can we ensure that many of the world’s issues will not go unaddressed.
►Option 1: Encourage lots of experimentation on campus ►Option 2: Have a big vision, followed by a strategic map for how to build a culture of systematic innovation and entrepreneurship ►Works best if the campus has already been experimenting
Build and sustain a culture of systematic innovation and entrepreneurship Strategic Development
SIE A Culture of Systematic Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Building a Systematic Culture ►Be clear about why you are doing this. It is not easy. ►Lead ►Sell the vision to key champions, inside and outside ►Design the process for engaging the campus in this change initiative. Convene a design team that is representative so that your institution can create a roadmap that is appropriate for your uniqueness. ►Put the planning design into action. ►Implement the roadmap
Characteristics ► Cross campus and beyond: Faculty, students, administrators, staff, boards, supporters, communities engaged ► Problem-solution focused ► Multidisciplinary ► Driven by entrepreneurial mindset ► Academia + Industry + Government