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‘Developing The Entrepreneurial Mindset’ Workshop Series: Meet The Experts At Our Amsterdam Workshop

‘Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset’ Workshop Series: Meet the Experts at our Amsterdam Workshop

The next workshop in our series centred on ‘Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset‘ takes place this May, and there is still time to register. Hosted in the centre of Amsterdam, in this workshop we will be looking at two of our six identified characteristics of the entrepreneurial mindset,

  • Managing risk
  • Collaborating to create shared value

The following workshop speakers have been invited to share their expert insight on these characteristics:


Jochen Barth
Dr. Jochen Barth is Director for Employability at UIIN, Managing Partner at CER10DIPITY, and Associate Partner at the Service Science Factory at Maastricht University. Jochen is passionate about advancing job prospects for students through practical experience, employability skills, and case competitions. As managing director of the Service Science Factory, which established itself as a best practice for entrepreneurial universities, he gained extensive experience in triple-helix led knowledge transfer initiatives. Jochen is also an experienced management consultant and has advised over 100 organizations, SME’s as well as multinationals, spanning all sectors, in a variety of topics including business model innovation, talent development, and change management.


James Howard
Dr James Howard, Head of Organisation and Educational Development at Lancaster University, UK. James works across a spectrum of responsibilities to support Lancaster’s ambition for global excellence, leading organisational development activities that ensure a fertile environment for high-quality practice and the design and delivery of structured, innovative professional development opportunities for leaders and managers at all levels of the institution.




Alison Price
Alison Price is Principal Consultant at Enterprise Evolution in the UK. She has worked to develop entrepreneurial capacity across the FE and HE sector for over 20 years. Formerly the Director of Educator Development at National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship, Alison has designed and developed entrepreneurial staff development programmes in the UK, Europe and China.




Elena Ruskovaara
Elena Ruskovaara is a Project Manager at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) in Finland. Since 2008, she has been an active researcher on entrepreneurship education and enterprise education. She worked as a project manager in developing measurement tools for entrepreneurship education. The Finnish measurement system is now used in over 20 countries.




Jean-Pierre Segers
Jean-Pierre Segers is the dean of the Business School at PXL University College in Hasselt, Belgium. In addition, Jean-Pierre is the chairman of PXL-UHasselt StudentStartUP, the PXL strategic initiative supporting student entrepreneurship. He is a former researcher from the Small Business Research Institute of the University of Brussels. Jean-Pierre is also a regular speaker at international conferences.




Steve Stevens
Steve Stevens is a Business Developer at Ghent University, where he coordinates the project ‘Dare to Venture’ helping students to become entrepreneurs. He is a business coach to student-entrepreneurs and guides student companies in their business development. Steve is guest lecturer for business courses, such as ‘Dare to start’ based on the Lean Launchpad methodology. He is also a staff member of the International Entrepreneurial Seminar (IntEntSem) taskforce and coordinated 3 EFRD projects.



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