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Can entrepreneurism be taught?

Thursday, August 27, 2009   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Matthew Montoya
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The Chicago-based Coleman Foundation, which since 1981 has put $44 million into entrepreneurship programs at colleges and secondary schools across the country, is funding efforts to determine whether academic courses at community colleges can be the advantage that makes business owners more likely to succeed.

That raises two questions: Can entrepreneurism be taught? Would you and I be better business owners if we had started with, say, a course or two at the local community college to help us understand what being an entrepreneur really means?

There are no answers yet - unless you ask Donna Duffey.


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