Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific

Photo of Angkor Wat.

Angkor Wat is located in Cambodia, one of the countries where G-Lab students worked with an entrepreneurial enterprise. (Image courtesy of Pigalle on Flickr.)


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Fall 2010



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Course Description

15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific enables teams of students to work with the top management of global start-ups and gain experience in running, and consulting to, a new enterprise outside the United States. The focus is on start-ups operating in emerging markets throughout the world, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region. The course combines an internship in a growing firm with in-class discussions of the issues and policies that affect the climate for innovation and start-up success around the world.

Special Features

15.389A is part of a two-section course and includes materials that cover entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific region. 15.389B Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa is also available on OpenCourseWare and covers topics pertinent to these additional regions.

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Yasheng Huang, Simon Johnson, and Michellana Jester. 15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific. Fall 2010. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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