Governments and Global Entrepreneurs: Always in the Way?
Submitted By:Kamaila A. Sanders, The University of Pennsylvania
Date:July 1, 2011
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
In this lesson, students will discover the role governments can play in encouraging or hindering entrepreneurship. They will also learn the role governments, both local and international, play in global entrepreneurship. They will listen to the Knowledge@Wharton podcast “In Global Entrepreneurship, One Small Initiative Can Make One Huge Difference,” and discuss its key ideas. To highlight many of the examples mentioned in the podcast, students will watch the video: “Chinatown, Africa” by Vanguard and discuss the problems faced by governments and global initiatives that the video underscores.