publication . Article . 2014

E-learning and entrepreneurship: boosting spin-offs’ success through a process of acceleration

Cerdán-Chiscano, Mònica; Jiménez-Zarco, Ana Isabel;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: eLearn Center Research Paper Series
  • Publisher: eLearn Center Research Paper Series
Abstract
A new agent has recently emerged within the context of university-based entrepreneurship; that of business accelerators. The main aim of these is to support the growth of spin-offs and raise rates of return for universities on their transfer agreements. This new agent has become consolidated because of the traditional incubators’ inability to deal with the diversity of their firms or network with innovative agents of the system. Some of the most frequently used instruments to improve the growth capacity of spin-offs are training pathways for the entrepreneurial team delivered via e-learning. By analysing an experience of business management training (management ...
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free text keywords: e-learning, entrepreneurship, spin-off, firm’s success, business acceleration
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