May 2020

Winners will receive free admission into Babson's new online student course, Entrepreneurial Mindshift (July 13-24, 2020), and a follow-up consultation with Babson faculty judges to gain additional feedback and guidance on their project.
Visit the Events Calendar for upcoming programs, events and deadlines.
Webinar: Launching a Family Business Course
​Thursday, May 28, 2020
09:00 EDT  (GMT-4)

Ashraf Sheta of The American University in Cairo will discuss the  importance of family business in Egypt and the Arab region. He will describe the origin and evolution of the family business course at AUC and share the course framework, assessment and outputs. Audience: Educators

Visit the Collaborative Portal for more details.
Webinar: Business Incubation Models in the SPECA* Region
​Wednesday, June 10, 2020
10:00 EDT  (GMT-4)

Daniyar Medetov of   Almaty Management University will describe the differences between business incubation in advanced and emerging economies. He will also discuss how incubators in the co-curriculum can activate innovation and the entrepreneurial mindset in students. Audience: Educators and Students
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*SPECA: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Collaborative Advisory Board Launches

The Babson Collaborative Advisory Board is a representative body of distinguished educators whose expertise and guidance will help ensure that Collaborative programs and services meet the ever-changing needs of our growing community.

We are honored and grateful for the members of our inaugural board:
  • Jose Manuel Aguirre Guillen, Tec de Monterrey
  • Helena Bouza, EDEM
  • Darshan Doshi, FLAME University
  • Ayman Ismail, The American University in Cairo
  • Carlos Rodrich, Universidad de Piura
  • Maripier Tremblay, Université Laval

Visit the Collaborative Portal for more.
Members Discuss Student Engagement

In the recent Collaborative Community Conversation, members brainstormed new ways for students at our institutions to engage with each other, and with our community. Suggestions include:
  • Marketplace that connects students and mentors across the Collaborative
  • Global student club comprised of select student ambassadors from each school
  • Annual Collaborative global student summit

The Working Group on Student Engagement will prioritize 2-3 ideas to move forward in the months ahead. To join this ongoing effort, contact Sofhia Harbs.

Visit the Collaborative Portal to read more.
The Babson Academy has just announced a new educator program, taught by Heidi Neck, July 14-24, 2020.

Entrepreneurial Mindshift for Educators:
An Online Approach to Help Your Students Think and Act More Entrepreneurially.

Remember: Collaborative members receive a 10% discount.

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