The European House of Entrepreneurs
Europe needs entrepreneurs! In the foot path of the financial crisis there will be a great need for people ready to take off towards self employment, well prepared to develop their business idea in a strategic and confident way. Many young have great ideas that could be developed into new enterprises. It is however, for many, a huge step to take to become self employed and seldom do these people find out the strength of their ideas. It might also be so that the person that has the idea is NOT the person that is best suited to run an enterprise.The European Comissions Green Paper on Entrepreneurship clearly stresses the importance on strategic activities to stimulate entrepreneurship and encourage young people to run their own business based on their own or someone elses idea. In the green paper the comission also points out that entrepreneurship not only is the driver for job creation, competitiveness and growth but also a vehicle for personal development and can help resolve social issues. The objective of this workshop is to discuss how to develope a product like "The European House of Entrepreneurs" that will identify, train and support young entrepreneurs and to prepare efficient methods for networking focused on international business. In the workshop we will discuss and share knowledge on: 1. how to encourage pragmatic and practical training, simulations, role plays and shape projects defined by enterprises. 2. how to prepare match-making methods, business databases,refined consultation in how to run an enterprise and personality mapping in order to guide the students either to develop their idea or create a cluster with someone else that could complement him/her for best possible starting point. We will also share best practises from the participating countries and survey how every country takes care of students with business ideas and create this concept into a European one, focused on trade within the Union and not only on a national level. European House of Entrepreneurs is a project supported by The European Commission under the Lifelong Learning programme under TOI.
The project is led by Asperokompetens, Sweden. Project nr 2010 LLP-LdV/TOI/Se/10
For more information please see http://www.euroent.eu
click here to download the Survey of Entrepreneurship in Education in Europe
This survey is conducted by the SPACE student research team in cooperation with the SPACE Entrepreneurship Committee - as part of the dissemination of the TOI project European House of Entrepreneur. The report has been based on the same criteria as the Commissions Survey of Entrepreneurship in Education in Europe after agreement with the Commission and has been sent to the European Commission as a follow up on the Commissions report from 2008.