A former IBM executive and venture startup CEO, Fjeld likes to remind his students that entrepreneurship isn’t easy.
“You start with an idea,” he tells them. “And you’re almost certainly wrong about something.”
Fjeld hopes students take this bubble-bursting moment as a challenge because the best innovation comes, he says, from turning interesting but flawed ideas into good ones. That’s a lesson Fjeld hope gets through in this new course, one piece of a larger university movement to emphasize the role and value of the arts in the business and non-profit worlds while teaching students to be entrepreneurial.
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About an arts entrepreneurship course at Duke University created to fulfill a Certification in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.read more at Duke Today »