ProfPaulCoyle

The international Higher Education consultancy ProfPaulCoyle was the forerunner to the Entrepreneurial Mindset Network.


Participants in the activities organised by ProfPaulCoyle represented 59 countries and came from a wide range of organisations, including 420 Higher Education Institutions and a further 178 businesses, government and other organisations.


Activities (including presentations, workshops and publications) were organised under the following 5 key themes. You can click on each theme to jump to that section on this page:


1/5: Make Your University More Entrepreneurial


2/5: Become an Entrepreneurial Leader


3/5: Help Students to becomeEntrepreneurial


4/5: Grow University Business Engagement


5/5: Develop Your Entrepreneurial Mindset


The consultancy operated between 2013 and 2017. In 2017, building on the many successes of ProfPaulCoyle, the work and activities were scaled up to launch the Entrepreneurial Mindset Network.

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Key Theme 1/5: Make Your University More Entrepreneurial


2017

Introduction to the Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities Workshop on behalf of ACEEU at UIIN 2017, Dublin, Ireland.

A Strategy for the Entrepreneurial University  Workshop at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland.

Chair of the ACEEU Peer Review Team. ACEEU accreditation of the University of Adelaide as an entrepreneurial university, Adelaide, Australia.

The Entrepreneurial University Workshop at the UIIN Asia-Pacific conference, Adelaide, Australia.


2016

Accreditation Standards for Entrepreneurial Universities Co-authorship of the accreditation standards for entrepreneurial universities on behalf of the ACEEU, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Entrepreneurial Universities In Denmark and Finland Introducing the University of Tasmania to entrepreneurial universities and innovation organisations  for a study tour to Denmark and Finland.

The Entrepreneurial University in Practice Workshop at the University Industry Innovation Network annual conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Achieving Ambitions: delivering university strategy Workshop at Coventry University, Coventry, UK.


2015

The 7 dimensions of HEInnovate at the HEInnovate Wales Workshop, an event for all Welsh universities, Welsh Government Offices, Newtown, Wales.

HEInnovate in Practice Presentation at the HEInnovate Scotland Workshop, an event for all Scottish universities, organised by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise, Glasgow, Scotland.

HEInnovate Workshop at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

HEInnovate Workshop at Birmingham City University, UK.

Towards the Entrepreneurial University - Strategy and Action  Presentation and workshop at meeting of the 'Advisory Committee on Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the Vice President Research', Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Characteristics of the Entrepreneurial University Workshop findings and recommendations contained in the Summary Report of the OECD HE Programme "What Works" conference: Entrepreneurship in Education.

Delivering an Entrepreneurial Strategy Workshop at HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland.

The Entrepreneurial University - Principles and Challenges Lecture at HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland.


2014

Leading and Creating the Future Presentation at the 'London College of Furniture...then and now' conference, London, UK.

Mergers and Reorganisation - Lessons from the UK Presentation at the 'Consolidation Processes in Higher Education' conference, Wrocław, Poland.

Delivering an Entrepreneurial Strategy Workshop for VIA University College Executive, Aarhus, Denmark.

Delivering an Entrepreneurial Strategy Workshops, Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK.

Developing an Entrepreneurial Strategy Workshops for VIA University College, London, UK.

The Entrepreneurial University Presentation at the 'Higher Education Academy, Pro Vice-Chancellor Network', London, UK.


2013

Creating a new entrepreneurial university. Presentation at the EULP Alumni Network, Lancaster Univesity, Lancaster, UK.

Creating the future of the entrepreneurial university, from concept into practice and impact. Coyle, P., Gibb, A., and Haskins, G. Published by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education, UK.

Entrepreneurial University 2020  Organiser and facilitator of the symposium at the University of Wales, Newport.


Key Theme 2/5: Become an Entrepreneurial Leader


2017

Masterclass on Leadership and the Entrepreneurial Mindset, presentation and workshop, Lancaster University,  UK.

The Leadership Role of Course Directors Workshop at Coventry University, UK.


2016

University Leadership and the Journey Towards the Entrepreneurial University Paper in  IAU Horizons, International Association of Universities (IAU), Paris, France.

HEInnovate: Leadership and Governance - A roadmap for change presentation at the European Commission and OECD conference, “i3:  iGNITE. iNSPIRE. iNNOVATION - Facilitating Change in Higher Education”, Brussels, Belgium.

HEInnovate: Leadership and Governance - Solution-Storrming, workshop at the European Commission and OECD conference, “i3:  iGNITE. iNSPIRE. iNNOVATION - Facilitating Change in Higher Education”, Brussels, Belgium.

Entrepreneurial Leadership in Practice Workshop at the Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme 2016, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.

Leading and Managing for Improved Performance Workshop at Coventry University, Coventry, UK.

Leading and Building the Entrepreneurial University Presentation and workshop for the EU Centre for Shared and Complex Challenges and the LH Martin Institute for Tertiary Education Leadership & Management, at the Carlton Connect Initiative, University of Melbourne, Australia.

The Entrepreneurial Leader in You Presentation and workshop at the EULP 2016, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK.


2015

Entrepreneurial Leadership Masterclass Lancaster University, UK.

Leading the Entrepreneurial University - Actions, Risks & Future Trends Presentation and workshop at the EULP2015, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.

Leadership in the Entrepreneurial University Presentation and workshop at the EULP 2015, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK.


2014

Entrepreneurial Leadership - 10 Challenges for Universities  Presentation at the OECD HE Programme "What Works" conference: Entrepreneurship in Education, Helsinki, Finland.

The Future of Entrepreneurial Leadership Presentation at the 'Innovation and Entrepreneurship: change of paradigm' conference, Estonian University of Applied Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia.

Entrepreneurial Leadership - Meeting the European Demand Workshop at the 'Entrepreneurial Universities Good Practice Event', University Industry Innovation Network, Madrid, Spain.

The Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme. Article in the UIIN magazine, 2014, issue 2.

Entrepreneurial Development Workshop for senior managers, University of Chester, UK.

Entrepreneurial Leadership in Higher Education Presentation at EULP 2014, University of Huddersfield, UK.

Leading Change Presentation at EULP 2014, Universities UK, London, UK.

The Entrepreneurial University Workshop at School for Start Ups 'Leadership Impact Day', University of Coventry, UK.


2013

Developing the Next Generation of Leaders Workshop at 'Following in the footsteps of the Choshu Five', British Council, Tokyo, Japan.

Entrepreneurial University Leadership Presentation at the 'Malaysia/UK Knowledge Exchange Programme', University of Oxford, UK.

Entrepreneurial Leadership in Practice Facilitation of EULP Alumni event, Universitiy of Brighton, Brighton, UK.

Leading for Action Presentation at 'Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme', Universities UK, London, UK.

The Entrepreneurial Leader in You Presentation at 'Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme', Coventry University, UK.


Key Theme 3/5: Help Students to become Entrepreneurial


2017

EIT Health Innovation Evaluation of proposals for postgraduate education in health innovation and entrepreneurship on behalf of European Institute of Innovation and Technology.

Enterprise Education Interview for blog on crowdfundcampus.com

Entrepreneurship Education Invited reviewer for paper submitted to the Triple Helix Journal, special edition: individuals in the triple helix.

Benefits for Staff and Students of the Entrepreneurial Mindset Presentation  at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.


2016

Promoting Entrepreneurship Skills Presentation at UNCTAD workshop, "Supporting high-growth entrepreneurship and innovation with universities in Thailand", Bangkok, Thailand.

Leading Academic Change with the help of the Balanced Scorecard Workshop at Coventry University Scarborough Campus.

Leadership and Change Management in Improving Learning & Teaching, workshops at Coventry University London Campus.

Embedding Enterprise Education in HE, presentations and workshops on behalf of Sinocampus and Enterprise Evolution, Baotou Technical College, Inner Mongolia, China.

Embedding Enterprise Education in HE, presentations and workshops on behalf of Sinocampus and Enterprise Evolution, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China.

Transformative Learning Workshop at Coventry University, Coventry, UK.


2015

Leadership & Management of the Entrepreneurial Organisation Workshop for YES CPD Hub, Bangor University, UK.

Leadership & Management of the Entrepreneurial Organisation Workshop for YES CPD Hub, Abertystwyth University, UK.

Leadership & Management of the Entrepreneurial Organisation Workshop for YES CPD Hub, Cardiff, UK.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop for University of Copenhagen, held in London, UK.

Leading the Entrepreneurial Curriculum Workshop for Programme Leaders, HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland.

Delivering Entrepreneurial Teaching & Learning Workshop for lecturers, HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland.


2014

Entrepreneurial Teaching and Learning Workshop at 'EU Thematic Forum on Developing Entrepreneurial Universities', Swansea, UK.

Pathways to Entrepreneurship Workshop at 'EU Thematic Forum on Developing Entrepreneurial Universities', Swansea, UK.

Entrepreneurial Skills and Attributes Presentation at 'The Entrepreneurial University Learning City Region' symposium, Swansea, UK.

The Entrepreneurial Educator Workshop at 'International Entrepreneurship Educators Programme', Liverpool, UK.

The Entrepreneurial University Workshop for educators, Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK.


2013

Extra Curricula Support for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Workshop at the IfEL Staff CPD Programme, Swansea University, UK.

Best Practice in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Learning & Teaching Workshop for the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Swansea University, UK.

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in the Curriculum Workshop for the Swansea Employability Academy, Swansea University, UK.

QAA Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Workshop at Employability Champions Planning Day, Swansea University, UK.


Key Theme 4/5: Grow University Business Engagement


2017

External Engagement and Dual Programs Chairing of conference track at 2017 UIIN annual conference, Dublin, Ireland.

How to enhance university-business collaboration by developing the culture of higher education Presentation in the 2017 UIIN  workshops for HE series, Amsterdam. Netherlands.

Chair of the ACEEU Peer Review Team. ACEEU accreditation of the University of Adelaide as an engaged university, Adelaide, Australia.

University Industry Partnerships Chairing of conference track at UIIN Asia Pacific conference, Adelaide, Australia.

University Business Collaboration Review of abstracts for papers and good practice case studies on the theme  of university business collaboration for the 2017 UIIN conference, Dublin, Ireland.


2016

University-Industry Linkages Presentation at UNCTAD workshop, "Supporting high-growth entrepreneurship and innovation with universities in Thailand", Bangkok, Thailand.

Accreditation Standards for Engaged Universities Co-authorship of the accrediation standards for engaged universities on behalf of the ACEEU, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

University Contributions to Societal Impact, presentation at, and chairing of,  the Nordic Five Tech Anniversary Conference, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

Innovation and University-Industry Nexus panel member at University Industry Innovation  Network annual conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Business Panel Discussion chairing first panel debate at University Industry Innovation  Network annual conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Collaborating for Shared Value, workshop at Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset, on behalf of the University Industry Innovation Network, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Australian eChallenge Awards, invited guest, University of Adelaide, Australian Embassy, Paris, France.

The Networked Leader Workshop at Coventry University, Coventry, UK.

Changing the culture of an organisation to become more entrepreneurial Presentation at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Melbourne, Australia.

Defining the Entrepreneurial University within a Framework of Innovation and Education Paper (double blind peer reviewed) at the ACERE 2016 Conference, co-sponsored by Griffith University and Queensland University of Technology, Australia.


2015

Celebrating Innovation and Entrepreneurship, invited guest,  Flinders University, Australia House, London, UK.

Influencing entrepreneurial culture in universities 2 day workshop for KIC InnoEnergy (with participants from Belgium,  Spain, Sweden and UK), ESADE Creapolis, Barcelona, Spain.

University Business Collaboration. Review of abstracts for papers on the theme of University Business Collaboration, for the 2015 University Industry Innovation Conference, Berlin, Germany

Wearing the many hats of the research professor Presentation at Brunel University London, UK.


2014

The Entrepreneurial University Blog on the National Centre for Universities and Business website, UK.

The Entrepreneurial University Article in INFO, the magazine for Anglo-French business, published by the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain.

How entrepreneurial leadership can engage university staff in the development of an entrepreneurial culture that supports university-industry interaction Journal Industry and Higher Education. Vol 28, No 4, pp. 263-269.

University-industry collaboration: the organisation, management and leadership challenge. Journal Advances in Higher Education by the SPACE Network for Business Studies and European Languages.

Entrepreneurial Leadership and the development of cooperation between universities, science and business Presentation at the 'Forum of Knowledge Transfer and Innovations and Commercialisation', Kielce University of Technology, Poland.

University Business Collaboration. Review of abstracts for papers on the theme of University Business Collaboration, for the 2014 University Industry Innovation Conference, Barcelona, Spain.


2013

Fostering an Entrepreneurial Culture in Universities to Support University-Industry Interaction Workshop   at 'University Industry Interaction Network' conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Supporting Mechanisms in University-Industry Interaction Track Chair at 'University Industry Interaction Network' conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


Key Theme 5/5: Develop Your Entrepreneurial Mindset


2017

The Power of Entrepreneurial Mindset in Higher Education Workshop at the 2017 UIIN annual conference, Dublin, Ireland.

The Entrepreneurial Mindset Workshop in the 2017 UIIN  workshops for HE series, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The Entrepreneurial Mindset in Higher Education Paper (double blind peer reviewed) at the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE) conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Starting and scaling your business Presentation at Enterprize, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia.


2016

Entrepreneurial Mindset Masterclass, presentation and workshop, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK.

What is the Nature of Risk in Higher Education? Workshop at Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset, on behalf of the University Industry Innovation Network, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The Entrepreneurial Mindset - What is it, why would we want it and how do we get it?  Presentation at  The University of Adelaide, Australia.

Leading the Way and Using Resources Smartly Presentation at "Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset", London, UK.

Supporting entrepreneurs: start-ups and high growth firms Presentation at UNCTAD workshop, Bangkok, Thailand.

Leadership In Social Enterprises Webinar for The Queen's Young Leaders, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.


2015

The Entrepreneurial University - Context, Organisation and Mindset Workshop at the "International Meeting of Experts in Entrepreneurship" at Universidad  de Cantabria,  Santander, Spain.

HEInnovate and the entrepreneurial mindset  Workshop at Birmingham City University, UK.

The entrepreneurial mindset in practice Presentation at "Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset", Copenhagen, Denmark.

Individual, organisational and national entrepreneurial attributes 3 presentations/workshops at "Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset" Copenhagen, Denmark.

Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset Workshop at the University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) conference, Berlin, Germany.

Entrepreneurial Action - Managing Risk Presentation and workshop at the '7th Annual Chancellor's Faculty Entrepreneurship Bootcamp', University of North Carolina, USA.

Mentor to Staff Start-Up Teams at the '7th Annual Chancellor's Faculty Entrepreneurship Bootcamp', University of North Carolina, USA.

Dragon's Den/Shark Tank Judge of student pitches for support for new businesses, at HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland.