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Develop Your Model

of Entrepreneurship

An Evidence-Based Methodology for Teaching Entrepreneurship

The DYME Institute

The DYME Institute was established in 2018, by Dr. John Alver Dobson to provide entrepreneurs in developing economies with access to world-class entrepreneurial education.

The content of our program is based on what we know about effectively teaching entrepreneurship. Combining our team's decades worth of experience in research, practice, and teaching we have developed modules that will help entrepreneurs become more successful. The focus is on developing the necessary skills to improve the lives of entrepreneurs within marginalized communities in the developing world.

In response to the ineffectiveness of traditional entrepreneurial education, DYME Institute also aims to change the way entrepreneurship is taught around the world. The institute offers academic development for entrepreneurial educators, entrepreneurship workshops, and professional training. 


Our Services


Academic Development

Faculty Teaching and Learning

Workshops hosted in Boston or your university that introduce faculty to the essence of Problem-based entrepreneurial education.


Curricular and Co-curricular Programming

We work with faculty and staff to develop effective courses and programming for their schools.


Entrepreneurship Pedagogy and Research

We examine the effectiveness of teaching approaches in developing entrepreneurs and create interventions that improve learning outcomes.


Entrepreneurship Workshops


We bring together faculty who provide small-scale producers with world-class entrepreneurial education that improve livelihoods and markets through the development of the following skills:

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Sales/Marketing

  • Accounting/Finance


Service Learning

Students are an essential part of our on-site projects. students engage in real-life problem-solving, while they help small-scale producers in developing countries.


Students build a garden for a family, supplementing nutritional needs. Surpluses are sold to earn extra family income.


Professional Training

Creativity and Innovation

We have developed an active learning tool-set igniting entrepreneurship within organizations. Enabling trainers to get the most out of their team.


Teaching and Learning Entrepreneurship

Trainers learn to successfully apply the DYME methodology. Fostering creativity while

creating entrepreneurial agency.


Facilitating Learning

Unpacking entrepreneurial theories to practice. Trainers learn about adult education teaching and learning methods related to how entrepreneurs learn to become entrepreneurs.


   1. Idea   

   2. Systemic Thinking   


   4. Using your Network   

   5. So, what?   

   6. Initial Customers   

   7. Channel   

   8. Entrepreneurial  Marketing   

   9. Effective Selling    

   10.Listening to People   

Partner schools implementing the DYME

teaching & learning methodology

Partner Schools and Centers
CESA, Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Adminstracion.  Bogota, Colombia
Clark University, Worcester, Ma. USA
CONAMYPE, El Salvador

Deusto University, Donostia, Spain
IAE Montpellier. Ecole Universitaire, Montpellier, France
Instituto Yucateca de Empredimiento, Merida, Mexico

Jardin Botanico de Bogota, Bogota, Colombia
Keiser University, West Palm Beach, Florida

Nepal Innovation Technology & Innovation Center, Pokora, Nepal
Pontifical Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
Stawa University, Kampala, Uganda
Universidad Autónoma de
 Baja California (UABC), Tijuana, Mexico
Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Universidad del Valle de Monboy, Venezuela
University of Haripur, 
Harper, Pakistan
Universidad International, Cuernavaca, Mexico
University of Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
Universidad Tecnológica de Honduras, San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Upcoming Events

The DYME Institute offers a variety of Training and Development sessions. Check out and register for an upcoming event in your city

Still not finding what you're looking for? Contact us to customize a Training and Development session that best fit your need:

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