Entrepreneurship Global Immersion Experience
- Term: Fall Break (mid-October)
- Past location: Dublin
Required for all MS-Entrepreneurship students. Designed to introduce students to global entrepreneurial perspectives and cultural differences, this week-long immersive experience in mid-October includes visits to centers of corporate innovation and business incubators, panel discussions with venture investors, entrepreneurs and small business owners, presentations by government support organizations and networking opportunities with Irish entrepreneurship students.
Utilizing the case method and requiring students to complete a market-entry report, this course covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, international business, and global strategy.
The Technion Exchange Program - Haifa, Israel
Students have the opportunity to study abroad in Haifa, Israel as part of an exchange agreement with Technion University, Israel’s premiere institute of science and technology. Students have the ability to take a variety of courses on topics of entrepreneurship, business innovation, and technology management as well as immerse themselves in Israeli culture.
Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa - Cape Town, South Africa
Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) is a life-changing experience, where students help historically disadvantaged entrepreneurs in the townships around beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. The key requirements for EESA are a strong work ethic, emotional maturity, creative problem-solving ability and a desire to make a difference. Coached by three faculty members, American students work with South African students on consulting teams assisting small businesses over a six week period to help make the ventures sustainable. The ventures range from catering and arts & crafts businesses to community newspapers and small construction companies. EESA is a great experience to add to your résumé as well as a once in a lifetime opportunity. EESA is a partnership between the University of Florida, Oklahoma State University, the University of Colorado, Texas A&M University, and the University of the Western Cape.