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The Practice and Mindset

Second Edition

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Entrepreneurship

January 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
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About Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset, Second Edition 

Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset catapults students beyond the classroom by helping them develop an entrepreneurial mindset so they can create opportunities and take action in uncertain environments. Based on the world-renowned Babson Entrepreneurship program, this text emphasizes practice and learning through action. Students learn entrepreneurship by taking small actions to get feedback, experiment, and move ideas forward. They will walk away from this text with the entrepreneurial mindset, skillset, and toolset that can be applied to startups as well as organizations of all kinds. Whether your students have backgrounds in business, liberal arts, engineering, or the sciences, this text will take them on a transformative journey and teaches them crucial life skills.  


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NEW & KEY FEATURES of Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset, Second Edition 

New To This Edition:

  • A new chapter on Developing Your Customers helps students gain a deeper understanding of customers. 
  • 15 new case studies and 16 new Entrepreneurship in Action profiles highlight a diverse range of entrepreneurs and starts ups. 
  • 16 new Mindshift Activities provide students with even more opportunities to practice developing their entrepreneurial mindset and skillset.  
  • New expanded coverage of prototyping, incubators, accelerators, building teams, and marketing trends. 
  • Streamlined table of contents allows students to begin exploring new opportunities earlier in the text.  
  • Updated research, statistics, and examples throughout.  

Key Features:

  • 2 Mindshift Activities per chapter challenge students to take action outside the classroom and do entrepreneurship.  
  • Instructors are provided with detailed, imaginative experiential learning activities.  
  • A chapter on Learning From Failure helps students anticipate setbacks, develop grit, and understand the value of experimentation and iteration. 
  • Coverage of contemporary topics such as design thinking, business model canvas, bootstrapping, and crowdfunding are covered in depth, exposing your students to the latest developments in the field.   
  • The text concludes with Creating Your Pitch Deck, delivering a template to help students create a unique and memorable way to present their business idea to investors.
  • VentureBlocks Simulation can be packaged with the book to help students practice entrepreneurial processes. Created by Heidi Neck and Anton Yakushin, the simulation has students complete missions to practice interviewing customers, identifying new opportunities, and reflecting on what they learn.

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