Babson Introduces Online Entrepreneurial Leadership Simulation

WELLESLEY, Mass., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson Executive and Enterprise Education has launched Entrepreneurial Leadership Online (ELO), its first standalone online simulation that challenges learners to apply entrepreneurial leadership skills to reach an emerging market with a new product within a tight time frame. Participants are guided to make entrepreneurial decisions as they balance planning with action.

"We are delighted to make Babson College's unique method of Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® available to leaders worldwide through this innovative new simulation," said Dr. Elaine J. Eisenman, Dean of Babson Executive and Enterprise Education. "ELO is designed to help individuals and teams develop the mindset needed to succeed in today's dynamic and constantly changing business environments."

During the course of this 30-60 minute learning experience, participants make a series of decisions that impact their success in meeting the objectives of the simulated challenge. Short video-based faculty lectures are integrated, in order to teach and reinforce principles of entrepreneurial leadership. The lectures are taught by Babson's world-class faculty in Entrepreneurship, Organizational Behavior, and Operations Management.

Individuals and organizations have already begun placing orders for ELO. 

About Babson Executive and Enterprise Education

Babson Executive and Enterprise Education is one of the world's top executive education providers, as recognized by our clients as well as Financial Times and Bloomberg Businessweek. We are a dynamic learning laboratory, where clients, faculty, staff, and partners work together to address real-world business challenges and create and capitalize on opportunities for our clients. With roots in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®, we develop the leaders that companies need most: those who can create opportunities, envision and navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to grow organizations and create economic and social value. For more information, please visit www.babson.edu/bee or contact us at 781-239-4354 or exec@babson.edu.

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

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