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Queensland University of Technology

Teaching Entrepreneurial Thinking

Queensland University of Technology via FutureLearn


Find out how to effectively teach entrepreneurial thinking

We live in an uncertain and complex world, where the big problems of today and tomorrow are yet to be identified.

Teaching young people the skills and resilience to live and thrive in such a world is the purpose of entrepreneurial thinking.

This course will introduce you to what entrepreneurial thinking is, and why it’s an important skill for young people to learn.

You’ll understand the different types of entrepreneurship, and identify the approaches that best suit your teaching context.

You’ll discover how to produce a plan for teaching entrepreneurial thinking effectively.

This course is aimed at teachers and educational leaders who want to improve their teaching practice. It may also be of interest to anyone looking to support students in learning entrepreneurial thinking.

For Australian educators, this course aligns with the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST):

• 1.1, 1.2

• 2

• 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

• 4.1

• 6


  • Entrepreneurship and curriculum
    • Welcome to the course
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Wrap up
  • Teach Entrepreneurial Thinking
    • Innovate freely
    • How to teach this
    • Wrap up

Taught by

Dr. James Davis PhD


4.6 rating at FutureLearn based on 29 ratings

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