Applications for a Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship due by Nov. 3

UNC graduate students, post-docs and full-time faculty and staff can explore entrepreneurial opportunities in their disciplines or get help launching a new business or nonprofit.

Co-sponsored by the UNC Graduate School and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship is a 9-credit hour course series offered to UNC graduate students, faculty, post-docs and staff. The certificate program offers the opportunity to explore entrepreneurship though an innovative new curriculum. Introductory courses focus on life sciences, public health, artistic, commercial and social entrepreneurship. Enrollees will then finish their coursework by enrolling in existing entrepreneurship course offerings at UNC, and completing a capstone project to receive a special certificate completion designation on their transcript.

The curriculum is designed to offer the students a choice in attaining a general literacy in entrepreneurial concepts, or taking a sequence that allows them to pursue creating a new ventures through our /Launching the Venture /program. The life sciences introductory course is located at the medical school and is taught by faculty from within the school of medicine and experts in the field.

We invite you to join us for this program, to learn how we can serve our community through our entrepreneurship offerings on campus. For more information and to apply for the intro course and certificate program, please visit www.unc.edu/cei/grad. Applications are due by Nov. 3, 2008.

A separate link to this offering can be found at: http://www.kenaninstitute.unc.edu/centers/cei/grad/index2.cfm

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