Teaching Entrepreneurial Thinking

QUT Entrepreneurship

Target Audience

This course is aimed at teachers and educational leaders who want to improve their teaching practice. It may also be of interest to anyone looking to support students in learning entrepreneurial thinking.


We live in an uncertain and complex world, where the big problems of today and tomorrow are yet to be identified.

Teaching young people the skills and resilience to live and thrive in such a world is the purpose of entrepreneurial thinking.

This course will introduce you to what entrepreneurial thinking is, and why it’s an important skill for young people to learn.

You’ll understand the different types of entrepreneurship, and identify the approaches that best suit your teaching context.

You’ll discover how to produce a plan for teaching entrepreneurial thinking effectively.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…

– Discuss why entrepreneurial thinking is an important skill for students to learn
– Identify the type of entrepreneurial thinking that best suits your teaching context and learner cohort
– Produce a plan for teaching entrepreneurial thinking