Are students the new oil of innovation systems?

Will students be regarded as a primary resource to rely heavily on in tomorrow's national and regional innovation systems? Today they are rather regarded...

Slides from presenting my research in Rome, Malmö and Umeå

This month I have been around presenting my research on entrepreneurial education on a couple of occasions, summarizing the findings from my newly finalized...

Altruism in education: A paradox driving learning

In my newly finalized licentiat dissertation (find it here), one of the concepts I propose is that of an "altruistic paradox", in that we get...

“Creation Education” – Defining and classifying action-based entrepreneurial education approaches

One of the five main propositions in my newly finished dissertation (read it here) is a classification of four different approaches to action-based entrepreneurial...

Summarizing four years of research into entrepreneurial education in my dissertation

So. Finally after four years my licentiate thesis is finalized, titled "Developing Entrepreneurial Competencies - An Action-Based Approach and Classification in Education". The dissertation is...

Summarizing my lic thesis – pre-print feedback anyone?

So after four years I'm approaching licentiate degree with my thesis almost finalized, "Entrepreneurial Competency Development in Education - a Tool-Based Approach". By this...

Some bad and some good news in entrepreneurial education

Here is an 8 min presentation I will give at Academy of Management conference next week in Florida, USA. You can watch me rehearsing...

Just proven: Strong emotions make us more entrepreneurial!

I have just finished writing up my first article based on the study I do on the students at our master program in entrepreneurship...

The methodological dead-end in entrepreneurship education research

I am becoming increasingly disturbed by the objectivist natural science inspired methods applied in the domain of entrepreneurship education. Increasingly, the positive effects (or...

Mental tools in entrepreneurship are shaping entrepreneurial minds

Zooming in on my licentiate thesis, I have now decided on the main study object of my research (for the time being at least):...

How VCPs help bridging between entrepreneurship education and technology transfer

A couple of months ago I submitted an article outlining five major bridging capabilities of a VCP, bridging between entrepreneurship education and university technology...

The hunt for treatment effects of entrepreneurship education

Lately it's been quiet on my blog. I have been busy doing a lot of interviews with students at our VCP here in Gothenburg....

The limitations of self-selection based innovation systems for increasing regional competitiveness

The quest for increasing regional competitiveness by building various kinds of innovation support systems very seldomly takes the people populating these innovation systems enough into...

Folder describing venture creation programs uploaded for the IEEC conference in...

Having been invited to join the IEEC conference by video link, I take the opportunity to share with you the folder we produced in...

Using value creation and the quest for immortality as a way...

Thank you Kieran Egan for putting me on the right track to the next step in my PhD thesis process. It took three years...

Transformative learning offers new insights for entrepreneurship educators

It is becoming increasingly apparent to me that the theory on transformative learning pioneered by Jack Mezirow and followed by a giant heap of...

Just finished my literature review on emotions in entrepreneurship education

Last thing before vacation started I finalized an article to the ISBE research conference coming up in Dublin in November. The article describes the...

Thank you!

We have now lived through our first Entrepreneurial Learning Forum, which has mainly focused on Venture Creation Programs, and we are positively overwelmed and...

Overwhelmed by Entrepreneurial Learning Forum

Wow, what a fantastic group of people that came from all over the world to Gothenburg to discuss venture creation programs at our forum...

Keynote-ing on conference in Mikkeli, Finland

A couple of weeks ago I was in Mikkeli, Finland, to talk about how to build entrepreneurial ecosystems through action-based education. It was the...