On this particular day, I was asked to talk about how entrepreneurs perceive risk differently then other people. It was less lecture, and more discussion. We flipped up one of the whiteboard/tables, and different people were drawing pictures and diagrams to help define and refine the concept. It was a fun mini-example of how an interactive discussion leads to a better outcome - and it's how they get things done there.
There is no requirement to be affiliated with Cornell, so if you're in Ithaca and you have a creative idea for a new business and want to connect with some other like-minded individuals, then pop right in to the PopShop at 206B Dryden Road. They're always open!