Entrepreneurship education

We work on mindset training


Mindset

Entrepreneurship is a state of mind and the related attitudes can be trained. That is why THE ORANGE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP methodology has been created: to give awarness about the importance of using everyday, in any kind of job, the entrepreneurial mindset. We currently deliver courses on this topic in schools, universities, incubators and private companies. They can be attended by students, teachers, employees, start-uppers and aspiring entrepreneurs.

What it is

The Orange of Entrepreneurship© is an experiential training aimed to rediscover the potential of enterprise production that everyone has: the teachers work together with the participants to develop their entrepreneurial mindset through reflection on the importance of the characteristics that over the centuries have distinguished entrepreneurs and training them. It is a process of introspection, discovery and awareness of entrepreneurial attitudes and it introduces a number of techniques and exercises, providing participants with the tools to strengthen these attitudes at any time of their lives.

Basis

In recent years, cognitive psychologists who have studied the traits that characterize the entrepreneurs, (from the ability to recognize the opportunities to find creative ideas for solving problems), argue that the formation of personal attitudes is through external factors, namely through a process of external influence. This means that the entrepreneurial mindset is not an innate characteristic, but on the contrary can be learned and trained.

Outcomes

Training can therefore play a crucial role not only in providing "knowledge" but also in providing those stimuli to train the attitudes connected proactivity, initiative, courage, commitment, resilience, motivation, that lead to have that special mentality that is able to transform ideas into actions, visions into something real: entrepreneurship.

Definition

Entrepreneurship does not mean only the opening of new companies, but we intend it as a broader concept related to the behaviors that characterize entrepreneurial actions and that can be learned and adapted in all spheres of life. The European Union defines this concept as "an individual's ability to turn ideas into action" and it includes "creativity, innovation, risk-taking, ability to plan and manage projects to achieve goals."

Meet The Team

Journalist, writer, trainer, enthusiast and expert on dynamics related to the development of entrepreneurial culture and mindset. As part of her activities, working for fi fteen years as head of studies of the Biella Chamber of Commerce, she has carried out more than thirty socioeconomic monographs, studying, in particular, the behaviour of entrepreneurs.

She graduated from the University of Pavia, Faculty of Political Science. Currently she works in the communications department of the City of Biella, as well as with the Young Entrepreneurs of Confindustria Ivrea, the publishing group Techniche Nuove of Milan, and various schools and training institutions

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Carla FiorioOwner, trainer

Journalist, blogger, writer, and expert in communication and entrepreneurship, with a degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Turin. She currently works with the research and communications department of the Chambers of Commerce of Biella and Vercelli, with the Young Entrepreneurs of Confi ndustria Ivrea, and with foreign and Italian textile and fashion magazines. She began writing at age 17, and has met and interviewed more than a hundred entrepreneurs..

Debora FerreroOwner, trainer

Why Choose Our Courses

Entrepreneurship mindset will be more and more important in future, and it will be a capital skill to spend on the job market.

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Our Skills

Flexibility 80%
Creativity 60%
Training customization 80%
Passion 90%
Engagement 80%