Coaching Students to Build an Entrepreneurial and Innovative Mindset

Coaching Students to Build an Entrepreneurial and Innovative Mindset

October 4, 2017 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Incorporate key components of an entrepreneurial mindset in your work with students.

Learn how your institution can begin coaching and teaching innovation to your students. During this training, we will discuss how to encourage an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset both inside and outside of the classroom. You will explore the five key components for encouraging this mindset in students and how both faculty and staff can help facilitate this shift in thinking.


Who Should Attend

Coaching an entrepreneurial mindset requires cross-campus efforts. As such, we recommend viewing this webcast with professionals from:

  • Advising
  • Career services
  • Student support services
  • Leaders of student affairs
  • Faculty


Five key components of having an entrepreneurial mindset:

  1. Spotting opportunities
  2. Managing ambiguity
  3. Selling your idea
  4. Accepting and incorporating feedback
  5. Using setbacks as growth opportunities



Maureen Breeze


Maureen Breeze has been a featured speaker on the topics of student success; leadership; coaching strategies for professionals, entrepreneurs, and students; and critical and creative thinking. In addition to speaking, she trains and certifies college faculty, administrators, staff, and managers in academic coaching skills, and has facilitated trainings at conferences, universities, and other institutions across the United States. She has conducted webinars for many associations including the Gulf Business Training Network, Colorado Department of Education, and the National Repository of On-Line Content.

Ms. Breeze co-authored Critical and Creative Thinking for Teenagers and Leadership for Teenagers: From Ancient Times to the 21st Century, developed print and digital curricula for a series of student success books, and created a national mentoring program for Goodwill Industries.

Questions About the Event?

Elizabeth Ross Hubbell

Elizabeth Ross Hubbell
Program Manager, Academic Impressions

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