The Heptalogical Model of Entrepreneurship

  • Patrick J. Murphy, Anthony C. Hood, Jie Wu
  • Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy, February 2019, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/2515127419829394

The Heptalogical Model of Entrepreneurship

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What is it about?

Entrepreneurship is not easy to teach effectively in a distinct but conceptually rigorous way. This paper offers a framework for doing so more effectively.

Why is it important?

It is important for entrepreneurship education, teaching, and learning to be based on proper and rigorously-derived conceptual foundations.


Dr. Patrick James Murphy
University of Alabama at Birmingham

This framework grew out of 15 years of applications with learners in the US, Asia, the Middle East, and multiple European countries. It has served as a framework for courses in which multiple and diverse instructors facilitated thousands of outreach projects with students and entrepreneurs.

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