Project Advisor(s)

Dr. Pat Shea and Dr. Doug Tschopp

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Disciplines

Education | Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations | Organizational Behavior and Theory | Organizational Communication

Description, Abstract, or Artist's Statement

How prepared are you to thrive in our global high-skilled workforce? Do you process the skills to solve the world’s most complex social problems? Do you have a desire to launch your own venture one day? Regardless of your deepest dreams, goals, aspirations, or ambitions my Senior Inquiry is a living document on how Augustana can foster innovative and entrepreneurial thinking on campus to solve complex issues on the local, national, and global levels. This project is an in-depth strategic proposal designed to offer Augustana’s senior leadership, administration, faculty, and additional stakeholders cutting-edge insights and creative recommendations on how Augustana can foster entrepreneurial thinking and innovation on campus.

Within this project I address the following sub topics:

  1. The rise of entrepreneurship and innovation in higher education

  2. Entrepreneurial ecosystems within other higher education institutions

  3. The Emergence of Generation Z aka the iGen

  4. How this proposal complements Augie’s current 2020 Strategic Plan

  5. The importance of entrepreneurial core competencies and how these competencies improve employment in the 21st century workforce

  6. The power of a design-centric curriculum and how students can apply entrepreneurial thinking by presenting sustainable solutions to address social issues

  7. Future recommendations and initiatives on how to strengthen entrepreneurial student leadership in and outside the classroom

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Augustana’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: How Augie can Establish an Innovative and Entrepreneurial Campus Culture

How prepared are you to thrive in our global high-skilled workforce? Do you process the skills to solve the world’s most complex social problems? Do you have a desire to launch your own venture one day? Regardless of your deepest dreams, goals, aspirations, or ambitions my Senior Inquiry is a living document on how Augustana can foster innovative and entrepreneurial thinking on campus to solve complex issues on the local, national, and global levels. This project is an in-depth strategic proposal designed to offer Augustana’s senior leadership, administration, faculty, and additional stakeholders cutting-edge insights and creative recommendations on how Augustana can foster entrepreneurial thinking and innovation on campus.

Within this project I address the following sub topics:

  1. The rise of entrepreneurship and innovation in higher education

  2. Entrepreneurial ecosystems within other higher education institutions

  3. The Emergence of Generation Z aka the iGen

  4. How this proposal complements Augie’s current 2020 Strategic Plan

  5. The importance of entrepreneurial core competencies and how these competencies improve employment in the 21st century workforce

  6. The power of a design-centric curriculum and how students can apply entrepreneurial thinking by presenting sustainable solutions to address social issues

  7. Future recommendations and initiatives on how to strengthen entrepreneurial student leadership in and outside the classroom