Explore the advantages and challenges of managing your own enterprise in the Entrepreneurship Institute. Our one-week program takes an in-depth look at ethical entrepreneurship, social responsibility, risk management, and the business operations of both the private and nonprofit sectors. Over the course of the week, you’ll have opportunities to hear from faculty members of Georgetown’s prestigious McDonough School of Business as well as local entrepreneurs. With an emphasis on personal development, our program incorporates practical, hands-on experience to help you build and improve your public speaking and communications skills, networking strategies, and team-building techniques. You’ll also have the chance to visit D.C. corporations and startups to get a firsthand look at what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur.
Includes tuition, housing, and meals
How You'll Benefit
Listen to guest speakers, including Georgetown faculty and entrepreneurs
Develop a business plan and presentation
Participate in interactive discussions on business-related topics
Engage in exercises to improve your team-building and project management skills
Visit area corporations and startups
Program Format & Subject Areas
As a student in the Entrepreneurship Institute, you'll spend your day immersed in a blend of classroom lectures, field trips, hands-on activities, and group discussions. Throughout the course of the week, you'll have the opportunity to explore the following subject areas:
Corporate social responsibility
Public speaking skills
This program gave me a new perspective on college that I never had up until this point. Georgetown is an amazing school in an amazing city, and this program showed me that.
The program offers so much–from the off-site visits to the daily lectures and the on campus activities. The lectures were interesting, meeting new people was great and the off-site visits were interactive and intriguing.
This is a course that I would definitely recommend as both Georgetown and the professors were very hands-on and provided a great pre-university experience.
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