INTRO TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP
This course will introduce students to the entrepreneurial world and the start-up process. The course is divided in four different units that each explore one phase of the business development process including framing, prototyping, financing, and pitching. It is designed to be a very practical experience and participants will work in interdisciplinary teams on different real-life business projects. Students are welcome to bring their own business proposals to the course.
This course has both strong personal and professional development components. Personal development will occur as students learn to identify their own strengths and weaknesses and work on them in order to successfully manage their dreams and ideas. Students gain professional growth through opportunities to visit different accompanies and start up centers, meeting with entrepreneurs and professionals of different fields, and engage in experiential learning with professional mentors.
Madrid is one of the most important and vibrant cities of Europe. This historical site home to some of the most prestigious museums, national and international companies and world institutions offer a rich network of entrepreneurship centers, incubators, and business accelerators. Madrid is also a reference for fairs and business events of recognized international prestige. Experience the dynamic start up context in of Spain trough a full program of entrepreneurial centers, company visits, industry networking events and meetings with mentors, professionals, and business leaders.
This course is designed for a general audience (business and non-business majors) interested in launching their own businesses in the future.
Online Sessions: It is a three-week program where students cover the content of the course online through synchronous classes meeting weekly with the professor and classmates in real time. Students can do individual work as well as collaborative work on specific topics and projects.
Onsite immersion: As a conclusion of the program students will participate in a two-week immersion program in Madrid, Spain. This capstone experience will allow participants to enjoy a full direct learning, visiting all cultural and historical sites subject of study as well as meeting all partners, experts and guest that participated in the previous part of the program.
Spanish Language Class: Students enrolled in this program can benefit from an additional optional Spanish Class where they will have the opportunity to improve their Spanish Language Skills and get introduced to the culture of Spain.
Full program includes:
University course accredited (optional - 3 credits - 45 hours)
Infinite Spur Certificate of Attendant
Personalized advising and onsite orientation
Accommodation (double rooms)
Cultural activities and excursions
24/7 local support
Program: Online Sessions: 3 weeks *
Onsite immersion: 2 weeks
Dates: Session 1: June 2020
Session 2: July 2020
Session 3: January 2021
Site: Alcala de Henares / Madrid (Spain)
Language of Instruction: English
Precios: Full program (online + onsite): 2,600 €
Online Session: 500 €
University course accredited (optional): 600 €
* You are welcome to complete the online part only. For more information check out the payment conditions.