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Entrepreneurial Smart Camp: 27 June – 15 July 2016 Entrepreneurial Smart Camp is an opportunity to learn how to launch and manage a high potential new venture. The course will help you to fine-tune your early business concepts during a hands-on boot camp
Location:
London, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Imperial College Business School inspires brilliant minds to become future business leaders. We offer short, intensive Summer School courses that give students the opportunity to increase their academic standing and spend the summer in central London, one of the most vibrant and culturally-enriched cities in the world. The Business School is at the centre of Imperial College, a global top 10 university, so attending our Summer School will give you the opportunity to experience studying at a world-leading university, develop your network and will be an impressive enhancement to your CV.

Entrepreneurial Smart Camp: 27 June – 15 July 2016 Entrepreneurial Smart Camp is an opportunity to learn how to launch and manage a high potential new venture. The course will help you to fine-tune your early business concepts during a hands-on boot camp. By communicating the hardships of being an entrepreneur, we provide you with insights such as how a customer can get your product. Our goal is to build a road-map guiding the way for aspiring entrepreneurs and making you more resilient towards failure. Working in groups, you will be guided through the ‘exciting nightmare’ of taking an idea or a technology to market, growing the venture and securing a successful exit. You will attend guest lectures from sector experts and receive feedback on your ideas from industry leaders. No prior knowledge of the subject is required – all we ask is that you are interested in innovation and the creation of wealth. Topics covered will include: • Introduction: Philosophy of being an entrepreneur • Idea Validation • Value Proposition Design • Empathic design (IDEO Human centered design) • Building a venture team • Early market engagement and rapid prototyping (MVP) • How to protect your idea: Intellectual Property/trademark • Entrepreneurial strategy and the business model • Hustling 101 (networking session) • Validation/pivot • Investment strategy and pitching • Accelerators (navigating the startup landscape) & Intrapreneurship

The full list of Summer School courses on offer in 2016 is: Session 1: 27 June - 15 July 2016 • Accounting • Entrepreneurial Smart Camp • Principles of Finance Session 2: 18 July - 5 August 2016 • Business Strategy & Consulting • Corporate Finance • Strategic Marketing
Setting Description:
Key facts: • Direct contact hours: 60 hours across the 3 weeks. • Academic level: Advanced and equivalent to a final year undergraduate course. Open to undergraduates, postgraduates and working professionals. • You can gain academic credit towards your studies at other institutions on completion of this course. Suggested credit level: 3 – 4 US / 7.5 ECTS credits. Your home institution will determine how much credit is awarded.
Cost:
£1,755 - for applications received before 1 March 2016 £1950 - for applications received after 1 March 2016

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