entrepreneurial mindset and higher education
entrepreneurial mindset and higher education

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Supporting Learning in Higher Education

We provide leadership Master Classes, consultancy and coaching to support Higher Education professionals, including academics, researchers, managers, administrators, leaders and executives.

Academics and Researchers

We can help academics to embed the entrepreneurial mindset into the  curriculum of any academic discipline and to bring innovation to their teaching, research, administration and external engagement. 


We can support administrators to use the entrepreneurial mindset to raise quality, increase productivity, to improve customer service and to enhance student career planning for employment and entrepreneurship.

Leaders and Executives

We support senior managers and executives to use the entrepreneurial mindset to develop strategy, to work towards financial sustainability, to raise organisational productivity, to excel in their leadership and to achieve their aspirations for regional impact (economic, social and cultural).

Master Classes

Master Classes introduce the key concepts of the entrepreneurial mindset and entrepreneurship in Higher Education.


Consultancy and coaching support the formulation and delivery of Higher Education transformation projects.

SHINE Project

Higher Education professionals will also be interested in our Scaling Higher Education Innovation for Europe (SHINE) Project. SHINE is an international community of Higher Education experts who are collaborating to create practical know-how about scaling innovation capacity in Higher Education so as to bring entrepreneurial opportunities to many more people.

To discuss any of the following:

  • For academics: embedding the entrepreneurial mindset into the curriculum, teaching and assessment of any academic discipline
  • For researchers: aligning the entrepreneurial mindset with HE research competences, support for knowledge exchange and societal impact
  • For managers and leaders: using the entrepreneurial mindset to support organisational strategy, leadership and transformation
  • For professional support services: - using the entrepreneurial mindset to improve customer satisfaction, drive up quality and organisational performance
  • For policy makers: understanding the journey from start-up to scale-up in the development of entrepreneurial Higher Education 

please contact office@entrepreneurial-mindset.network

Examples of Expert Advice for Higher Education Professionals

Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

Expert Advice: Consultancy support for the international accreditation committees  and peer review teams in Australia, Colombia, England, Finland, Malaysia, Poland and Spain

Australian Business Deans Council, Canberra, Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Executive Education Master Class: Entrepreneurship in the Business School Curriculum

Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary  ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ

Briefing: The entrepreneurial mindset and transformation in Higher Education

Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ

Executive Education Master Class: The Entrepreneurial University

EIT Higher Education Initiative (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), Europe ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Expert Advice: Evaluator for the EIT HEI Initiative Pilot Call

Enterprise Educators UK ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Coaching/Expert Advice: 'Fast Track to Enterprise Education and Practice', for those who are new to enterprise / entrepreneurship education and practice, working in higher or further education 

European Commission, Bucharest, Romania ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด

Expert Advice: Facilitation of HEInnovate event "Supporting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in and through Higher Education" 

FutureProof, Johannesburg, South Africa ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Consultancy: the use of the MINDSET Profile Tool for the development of education professionals

HEInnovate, Europe ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Expert Advice: Support for the HEInnovate Expert Team and the development of the HEInnovate tool

HEInnovate, Europe ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Webinar: Why the entrepreneurial mindset is more important than ever in Higher Education

IEECOnline, United Kingdom ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Keynote Speech: Influencing change in Higher Education - the power of the entrepreneurial mindset

IT Sligo, Sligo, Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช

Executive Briefing: Recognising and celebrating the strengths of  an entrepreneurial higher education institution

KIDS4ALL Horizon Project ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Webinar: The entrepreneurial mindset and Life Long Learning 

Lancaster University, Lancaster, England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ 

Executive Education Master Classes: "Entrepreneurial Leadership" for the Bonington Programme.

Lancaster University, Lancaster, England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ 

Webinar: The value the entrepreneurial mindset at a time of crisis.

Liverpool University, Prosper, Liverpool, England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ 

Master Class: "PostDoc Career planning and the Entrepreneurial Mindset." 

Liverpool University, The Academy, Liverpool, England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ 

Executive Education Master Class: Entrepreneurial leadership in Higher Education 

Lund University, Stockholm, Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช 

Executive Education Master Class:  "Entrepreneurial leadership in Higher Education" for Hรถgre LedarProgram HeLP

Ministry of Innovation and Technology, Budapest, Hungary ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ

Webinar: The global response to COVID19 in terms of the quality of distance and online learning.

OECD, Paris, France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

Expert Advice: Writing chapter "Organisational Capacity: Funding, People and Incentives" in the Report "Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education in Lithuania"

Porto Design Factory, Porto, Portugal๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

Master Class: The value of an entrepreneurial mindset to students and graduates

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland  ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ

Expert advice: Undergraduate Curriculum Development

TU Wien Innovation Incubation Centre, Vienna, Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น

Master Class: Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Mindset for Researchers and Scientists

Universities South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Master Class: Fast tracking entrepreneurship development in South African universities

University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Master Class: The entrepreneurial mindset in Higher Education

University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland  ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช

Expert advice: Entrepreneurship for educators

University Industry Innovation Network, Amsterdam, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

Master Classes: "University Business Collaboration", "Entrepreneurial Mindset in HE", "The Entrepreneurial University" and "Entrepreneurial Leadership in HE"

Weston College of Further & Higher Education, Weston, England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Expert Advice: Consultancy for postgraduate curriculum development