Ice House Entrepreneurship Program: Academic Edition

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program (Academic Edition) is designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset as an essential life skill. The program draws upon eight fundamental concepts of entrepreneurial thought and process derived from the companion text, Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur. Each lesson contains video case studies featuring a variety of real-world “unlikely” entrepreneurs who have overcome challenges by embracing the core concepts of an entrepreneurial mindset. The program also provides for experiential learning through the process of identifying problems, finding solutions, and making connections beyond the classroom.

Course Outcome:

  • Establish and develop entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviors, and skills
  • Understand and experience the entrepreneurial process
  • Identify social and situational factors that encourage or inhibit entrepreneurial behavior
  • Identify, evaluate, and validate opportunities in ambiguous, real-world circumstances


Course Delivery:
  • Digital or Print Delivery
  • Classroom or Online Delivery
  • Spanish or English Delivery
  • Higher Education, High School, Youth Programs, or Workforce Development Audience
  • Intro to Entrepreneurship, General Education Course, or Non-Credit Course Offerings