Embrace Entrepreneurship: Scholar Urges Universities

Embrace Entrepreneurship: Scholar Urges Universities

African Universities have the potential to pull the continent out of poverty but only if they transformed their traditional approach to teaching and research, and embrace modern entrepreneurial practices crucial in fostering economic development. In a public lecturer at JKUAT, Wednesday June 20, 2012, renowned Harvard based Kenyan scholar, Prof. Calestous Juma, was of the view that the challenges facing the continent require universities to be central actors in strengthening global competitiveness of African economies. “To achieve this, African universities need to adopt new thinking, different from the first generation universities’. The don further told… Continue reading →