|Date||September 15-16, 2017|
|Location||September 15th (Friday) 6:00pm-8:30pm at BaseCamp for Entrepreneurs, Avon (82 E Beaver Creek Blvd Suite 104) above Loaded Joe’s. September 16th (Saturday) 8:00am – 3:45pm at Grandview Room, Vail (Lionshead Parking Structure, 395 S Frontage Rd W, Vail)|
|Tuition||$299 (Includes Welcome Reception, breakfast, lunch, snacks & all course materials)|
|Partial Scholarships Available||Contact Dustin Kelley|
|Participants||Anyone interested in launching their own business or improving upon an existing business.|
|Certificate of Completion||Obtain a certificate of completion for the course|
|Mentorship||All participants will receive ongoing mentorship from the Vail Centre staff and the university professors|
|Lodging||Special rates at these Accommodations.|
This project is supported by the CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement.
The Vail Centre has initiated Short Courses to address the needs of mid-career professionals who want to expand their skills and improve their business acumen. Short Courses are typically one to three days and focus on a specific business challenges starting with entrepreneurship. These courses are researched based with a focus on critical thinking and are taught by recognized university faculty members from universities in Colorado and around the country.
Demystifying Entrepreneurship presented by the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Deming Center for Entrepreneurship provides an introduction to entrepreneurship and is geared toward anyone launching their own business or improving their existing small business. Taught by Erick Mueller an award-winning professor and Director of the Cross Campus Entrepreneurship Program at the Leeds School of Business, this two-day short course seeks to impart a framework and toolset that helps entrepreneurs develop sought-after products and services, avoid pitfalls and succeed at entrepreneurship. Professor Mueller commented, “Entrepreneurship can create a better and more fulfilling life. Learning to think like an entrepreneur will provide a tool set that will help you no matter what you do in life.”
- Who is an entrepreneur?
- What is entrepreneurship?
- What does it take to be an entrepreneur?
- Are entrepreneurs made or born?
- Should I be an entrepreneur?
- How do I go about being an entrepreneur?
- Resources to continue the journey
- Value proposition
- Ways to be different, competitive advantage
- Entrepreneurial economics & fundraising
- How to get your first 10 customers
- Plant the seed, stir the creativity and hit the ground running
- Grow your entrepreneurial toolkit
- Further support and cultivate the entrepreneurial bug
This project is supported by the CU Boulder Offce for Outreach and Engagement.
The Vail Centre is committed to providing access to all of our programs through a dedicated scholarship fund. The generosity of our donors makes this possible with special thanks to: