Piotr Pluta, Director Corporate Affairs - EMEAR
The entrepreneurial spirit enables innovation, growth, and prosperity around the world and helps transform the economic and social landscape. Digital technology-based entrepreneurship can encourage innovative solutions and business opportunities to address challenges, enable personal achievement and business success, and help create jobs to grow and sustain local economies.
Alessandro Cenderello, EY Managing Partner for EU Institutions
In the aftermath of the global financial and economic crisis, unemployment has particularly affected youth. The high number of unemployed youth has persisted and presents a barrier to further progress.
George Assonitis, Advisor on European Affairs at the Union of Hellenic Chambers of Commerce and Industry
“Greek society and its respective leaders should stop being hostile towards entrepreneurship," recently declared the Mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, during a presentation of three dynamic businesses in the Athens Stock Exchange. Boutaris’ statement perfectly sums up the political and social attitudes towards entrepreneurship in Greece.
Francesco Rullani, Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at LUISS University
The first time I was asked to prepare a syllabus for a course on entrepreneurship I stared at the blank sheet for a while. The main dilemma I had was how to teach it. While studying the topic, I encountered many ideas, theories, hints and cases, but in that moment I had to select the right pieces and compose a meaningful picture. Basically, I was uncertain of which teaching method to use, and more importantly, connecting it with the content I had to deliver.
Prof. János Vecsenyi
Entrepreneurship education became trendy in higher education during the last couple decades. I have focused my attention on higher education, since I’ve been working there for many years, but I assume that the findings remain valid for primary and secondary schools as well.