Essentials of Entrepreneurship provides an immersive introduction to the journey of creating a new venture. With a two-week schedule filled with lectures, recitations, and activities, students will learn how a successful startup is created, as well as obtain core techniques in the areas of user research, opportunity testing, MVP developing, marketing, scaling and exiting. Ultimately, the program will challenge students to collaborate with peers, use innovative thinking, and develop a pitch for an early-stage startup.
Whether students plan to start their own company or become an innovator within an established organization, this program will encourage students to adopt an entrepreneurial mindset that can be applied across numerous fields.
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Attend lectures and presentations from notable Wharton faculty, lecturers and PhD students in Wharton’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall. Work in teams to create and present an original final project, which is judged by Wharton faculty and business professionals. Advance their understanding of business through lectures, recitations and simulations.Explore historic Philadelphia and experience life in a college dormitory on an Ivy League campus.
Wharton is the best of the best when it comes to business schools, and this program is no different. You’ll attend lectures given by current and past Wharton professors, workshop ideas, and work in teams to create and present a final project. There is a social aspect to this program as well – the students we’ve worked with who have attended this program say that the activities Wharton plans are just as meaningful as the classroom experience.