Teaching Entrepreneurship Gets an Incomplete

Colleges are churning out entrepreneurial-minded students, but there’s no evidence of benefits yet.

Many colleges and universities across the country offer courses and programs in “entrepreneurship.” Are they worthwhile? Entrepreneurship is apparently an occupational category now, yet when it comes to judging the value of what they teach, its practitioners are flying blind. They and their students could learn a lot from how the medical field evolved.

A century ago, nobody had ever evaluated physicians based on patient outcomes. Then Dr. Ernest Codman proposed in 1914 that Harvard University, where he taught…Read More:Wall Street Journal

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