Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught? – WSJ.comPosted: March 27, 2012
Victor throws down the gauntlet in the Wall Street Journal in a debate on teaching entrepreneurship with Professor Noam Wasserman of Harvard Business School. Empirically, our conclusion is clear: the best class is real life. Check out the entire debate here:
Entrepreneurship can’t be taught in a regular classroom any more than surfboarding can. To learn it, you have to get your feet wet in the real world.
Why? Entrepreneurship is messy. For an entrepreneur, there are rarely clear-cut right or wrong decisions day to day. Real life gives entrepreneurs the ability to better make those kinds of judgment calls.