Why do entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Oprah Winfrey or Richard Branson seem to always be ready for the next business opportunity? Are they born with a certain set of traits that makes them entrepreneurial? Or is it possible to train and develop an entrepreneurial way of thinking and taking action? And how can leaders and employees in large organisations benefit from thinking like an entrepreneur?
In her session, Dr Mona Mensmann, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Warwick Business School, will provide answers to these questions. Drawing on her own work as well as further entrepreneurship scholars, she will give insights and practical tips on how everyone of us can cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset.
Mona will also address how supporting an entrepreneurial mindset can spark economic and societal development in low-income countries. In her research collaborations with the World Bank, Mona has developed and tested different ways to support entrepreneurial thinking in various target groups (e.g., microentrepreneurs in Togo, female business owners in Mozambique and school children in Ecuador). The session will provide several opportunities for discussion and joint reflection.
Mona Mensmann (PhD in Psychology and Entrepreneurship at Leuphana University Lueneburg, Germany) is an Associate Professor at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. Mona’s research investigates the development and outcomes of the entrepreneurial mindset. Much of her research focuses on the support of (prospective) entrepreneurs in low-income countries and is based on large field experiments in collaboration with organisations like the World Bank and Innovations for Poverty Action. Mona published her work in journals covering Science, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and Journal of Organizational Behavior.
This is the fourth in the series of events in partnership with Warwick Business School (WBS). WBS is delighted to offer 15% off its world-class MBA programmes to City Women Network members. For more information click here.
WBS would also like to offer CWN members a 15% discount to their MSc in Global Central Banking and Regulation course, running across various dates in 2021. Please refer to more information here.
Member: tickets are free, however, have the option of making a donation to WOW by choosing one of the Member 'donation' tickets.
Non-member: There is a nominal charge (a choice between a £10, £15 and £20 ticket price), with all money raised going to CWN’s charity partner, Wellbeing of Women (WOW).
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