The Center for Entrepreneurship provides students the opportunity to develop and enhance entrepreneurial skills regardless of their college major. A minor in entrepreneurship will complement any academic major teaching essential business creation skills such as developing and implementing a business plan and seeking start-up capital. The minor is a six course series that prepare students to create their own business.
Entrepreneurship is a form of creativity that brings to life new ideas with resources and implementation plans.
Business Opportunities for Self-Starters
It was selected the winner in the Talent Category of the 2020 University Economic Development Association (UEDA) Awards of Excellence.
The 54-hour program was designed to introduce local high school students to economics and entrepreneurship and teach them how to produce a business plan. It is guided by teachers who have undergone three days of curriculum training.
The program also was a finalist for an award from the University Economic Development Association in 2017 and 2019. Two other IU East programs from the Center for Entrepreneurship were first-time finalists in 2020: Cash Equals Opportunities (CEOs) in the Talent Category and In Your Business Television in the Talent & Place Category.
Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
School of Business and Economics Faculty
Member, Honors Program Committee
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