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Education for future entrepreneurs: How to develop professional entrepreneurship competencies

Education for future entrepreneurs: How to develop professional entrepreneurship competencies

Conference participants: Russian and European faculty  - professors of Entrepreneurship, universities administrative personnel, entrepreneurs;

Conference special guest, invited as a key note speaker and with two master classes to be presented:

Dr. Walter Kuemmerle, Boston, USA

Оne of the world's leading academic experts on international entrepreneurship, venture capital, private equity and multinational strategy. He is president of Kuemmerle Research Group, Ltd., an independent research, consulting and executive education firm located in Boston, USA. He was a professor at Harvard Business School for over 10 years, with a joint appointment in the Entrepreneurial Management and Technology & Operations Management faculty groups. At Harvard Business School he developed the first MBA course on international entrepreneurship offered at any major business school. 


Other master classes:

Dr. Ray Smilor – One of the leading experts in Entrepreneurship, Emeritus Professor of Entrepreneurship at Neeley School of Business, TCU and Senior fellow at Center for Entrepreneurship. Has vast experience in developing and teaching entrepreneurship in many countries including Russia. Ray is author and editor of thirteen books on entrepreneurship including «Daring Visionaries: How Entrepreneurs Build Companies, Inspire Allegiance, and Create Wealth»


Dr. Cedric Donck – Professor of entrepreneurship at Vlerick Business School and Dean of the Virtuology Academy (a private school for startups, scale-ups and Investors). An author of the PimentoMap Methodology that is used by over 200 professors in entrepreneurship worldwide. I have created 3 NGO’s in Africa that support entrepreneurship in Burkina Faso, Congo and Madagascar. Professional Business Angel who has invested in 18 companies mainly in the internet sector.
Consultant for the European Parliament and the Belgian government in developing an entrepreneurial ecosystems.


Russian leading Universities are also invited as plenary session speakers;

Key issues to be discussed at plenary sessions:

-         Trends and problems in teaching entrepreneurship: Russian and international experience;

-         Technologies and infrastructure for teaching entrepreneurship at Russian universities;

-         Results of research in teaching entrepreneurship

-         Experiential learning and its integration and combination with traditional teaching methods

-         Entrepreneurship education efficiency and its assessment

Conference language: Russian, English - with simultaneous translation;

Organizers: Center for Entrepreneurship with support of National association for Entrepreneurship educators;

Conference fee: 255 euros (including presentations of all speakers, lunches, 3 coffee-breaks/a day, reception)

Registration form  - see below (please email the filled in form to Alla Danilova at Center for Entrepreneurship:

Registration form:

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University/Company:    ____________________        Department:     ___________________

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