Theses Doctoral

Edupreneur Leadership: an Online Course Designed to Aid Education Entrepreneurs in Launching New Ventures

Satterwhite, Safiyah

This dissertation was developed to research how prepared aspiring Education Entrepreneurs would feel when supported holistically through a methodology that incorporates a blending of informational and transformational learning approaches while teaching Entrepreneurship. Our current entrepreneurship programs, both formal and informal, have not adequately prepared aspiring venture seekers to succeed in the field, as documented by the high failure rate of start-ups (Hisrich, Peters, & Shepherd, 2017). Embedding transformational personal growth in a way that elevates a shift in one’s personal beliefs, values, and attitudes, as opposed to a sole focus on informational learning, has yet to be formally explored with Entrepreneurs. This leaves one to wonder how prepared aspiring Entrepreneurs would feel when partaking in a curriculum grounded in preparation and training that is more holistic


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Academic Units
Education Leadership
Thesis Advisors
Perkins, Brian
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Published Here
March 2, 2018