Tag: University

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

Studying at university provides students with the necessary tools to become an entrepreneur and overcome common startup problems. There has always been a fierce debate of whether entrepreneurship can be taught or not, and if an entrepreneur is made or simply born. In the past, being an...

The Myths of Foreign Affairs School (Part 2/2)

The Myths of Foreign Affairs School (Part 2/2)

Brandon Scott compares the professions IR students imagine working in, with the real world of actual IR professions. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. 6: You will be Living in Paris in a Swank Apartment This one should be a no-brainer — although I am still amazed...

The Myths of Foreign Affairs School (Part 1/2)

The Myths of Foreign Affairs School (Part 1/2)

Brandon Scott compares the professions IR students imagine working in, with the real world of actual IR professions. This is the first of a two part series. In my 13 years experience in the field of International Relations (IR), I have: run intelligence sources in Bosnia and Iraq; met with top...

India’s 21st Century Challenge: Scientific Education

India’s 21st Century Challenge: Scientific Education

Economists agree that a country with a knowledge-based economy will take global leadership in the future. However, will India participate in the global competition and be a serious contender? The Indian economy, amid a global slowdown, is likely to grow by about 6% in 2013-14. However, if...

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