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Driving Economic Growth Through Scale UP® Ecosystems

Driving Economic Growth Through Scale Up Ecosystems
Mar 30—Apr 1, 2020
3 days
Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States
USD 3500
USD 1166 per day

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An Economic Development Workshop for Regional Public and Private Sector Leaders

Around the world, economic leaders need practical tools that will help them grow their economies, scale up existing businesses, and create jobs. Babson’s Driving Economic Growth Through Scale Up Ecosystems workshop provides economic leaders with practical tools and an action plan for aligning diverse stakeholders to stimulate economic growth.

Learn Essential Skills

  • Gain the strategies you’ll need to lead your region’s scale up projects and drive economic development
  • Create and implement a scale up ecosystem project to stimulate growth in your region in the short term over the next six months
  • Build a five-year road map that will take you from short-term economic growth to a self-sustaining ecosystem

What You Will Learn

In this highly interactive workshop, expect to get hands on with the various components of economic growth. You will discuss case studies, participate in simulations, and work on team projects. Gain strategies for short-term economic growth, including:

  • More than a dozen tools you can use to foster Scale Up in your region
  • A series of self-assessments and comparisons with others that will give you unique insight on the strengths and weaknesses of your ecosystem
  • A practical six-month action plan to drive economic growth in your region, incorporating personalized feedback from faculty and peers
  • Insight into how ecosystems can be changed in order to be self-sustaining
  • Effective communications programs you can apply to your Scale Up efforts

Who should attend

  • Regional public and private sector leaders and teams charged with driving economic growth
  • Economic development professionals, public officials, agency and foundation heads, university administration, and civic-minded entrepreneurs and executives
  • Participants come from around the world and usually hold titles such as executive director, director, director general, specialist, and CEO


Dr. Daniel Isenberg is Professor of Entrepreneurship Practice at Babson Executive and Enterprise Education. Since 1981 Professor Isenberg has taught at Harvard, Columbia, INSEAD, and the Technion, and has been an entrepreneur and venture capitalist in Israel, and has been an angel investor in ove...


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Mar 30—Apr 1, 2020
3 days
Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States
USD 3500
USD 1166 per day

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