What is HP LIFE e-Learning?
HP LIFE e-Learning is a peer-reviewed Open Educational Resource for students, entrepreneurs and small business owners around the world who want to gain real-life business and IT skills to learn about, start or grow a business. HP LIFE e-Learning is a FREE online resource. Learn more at www.life-global.org/nacce or contact Leah Deppert (Manager of Marketing and Communications at NACCE) at firstname.lastname@example.org or HP LIFE Ambassador, Darcie Lynn Tumey (Director for Business Administration at Catawba Valley Community College) at email@example.com.
Funding for this partnership comes from the generosity of the HP Foundation. The HP Foundation is committed to raising people up and assisting those around the world who need it most. Along with HP Inc, the HP Foundation works to help make life better for everyone, everywhere by giving people access to the skills, technologies and capital they need to succeed.
NACCE + HP LIFE
NACCE brings HP LIFE e-Learning resources and insights to the community college campus and explores how these tools can be utilized to foster innovation, enable business starts and create jobs. We also seek to understand how the use of technology (content, networks, etc.) in the classroom adds value to the current entrepreneurship education classroom experience and advances our understanding of how community colleges can capitalize on technology, workforce and entrepreneurship trends.
Collaboration with a BIG Impact
HP LIFE e-Learning has been implemented by over 100 faculty/directors in their programs or business centers. Almost 4,000 students/clients have completed over 30,000 HP LIFE e-Learning courses.
As a result of the program’s implementation into community colleges and small business development centers, learning in the community college classroom has improved student learning outcomes, increased job possibilities, and enriched teaching experiences via curriculum possibilities and pedagogies.
The goal of the HP LIFE partnership is to engage the community college and small business development markets to:
- enhance entrepreneurial education for current students of entrepreneurship who are small business owners or aspire to create their own enterprise
- enhance entrepreneurial education for current students of non-entrepreneurship disciplines who may become small business owners (hair stylists, mechanics, etc.)
- partner with faculty to deliver quality courses