Terry W. Noel is Associate Professor of Management and Quantitative Methods at Illinois State University where he teaches classes in both Entrepreneurship and Management. Dr. Noel’s business background includes farming, business ownership, sales management, and consulting. He earned his doctorate from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1997.
Dr. Noel’s experience includes managing the deal flow for a $1 million student venture fund and serving as a “Hot Seat Coach” for entrepreneurs seeking funding from a consortium of angel investors and venture capitalists. He often speaks to groups on the topic of motivation and goal setting.
Dr. Noel’s work has been published in such places as The Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Management Education, and the Journal of Entrepreneurship Education. His research focuses on the process of entrepreneurial learning and how entrepreneurial thinking can benefit both start ups and established organizations.