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Developing Entrepreneurial Mindset In Industrial Engineering Classes: A Case Study, Farnaz Ghazi Nezami, Massoud Tavakoli, Mohammad Torfeh Jun 2016

Developing Entrepreneurial Mindset In Industrial Engineering Classes: A Case Study, Farnaz Ghazi Nezami, Massoud Tavakoli, Mohammad Torfeh

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Presentations And Conference Materials

Instilling entrepreneurial mindset among engineering students is one of the challenges in engineering education. This paper presents the efforts to improve a core undergraduate industrial engineering course, Designing Value in Supply Chain, to infuse entrepreneurial thinking among students using an internally funded grant by Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN). For this purpose, three new course modules are designed and their effectiveness on student learning is evaluated. This course is ideal for establishing entrepreneurially minded learning (EML) as a systematic approach is required for managing the chain of supply, especially since the impacts of the decisions are not isolated and will ...