Professor Johannes Lindner is founder and head of the Initiative for Teaching Entrepreneurship Austria (www.entrepreneurship.at) and of the “eesi” Centre for Entrepreneurship Education (www.eesi-impulszentrum.at), which is working on behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education. He is an author of entrepreneurial, business and economic books and several journal articles. He is also the Head of the Department of Entrepreneurship Education and the Centre for Value-based Business Education at the University Teacher College Vienna/Krems and an Entrepreneurship and Business Educator at the Schumpeter Commercial College, Austria.
He is the founder and lead expert of the “YouthStart Entrepreneurial Challenges” Programme (www.youthstart.eu) and is involved in large-scale field research in schools in Austria, Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Portugal and Slovenia. The “YouthStart Entrepreneurial Challenges are based on the reference framework for Entrepreneurship Competences and the TRIO Model for Entrepreneurship Education.