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FAU Entrepreneur Bootcamp launching Fall 2017

on May 25, 2017 / by Nate Hendriksen ,


Entrepreneur Bootcamp Description

The FAU Entrepreneur BootCamp is a fast-paced certificate course that helps to empower promising entrepreneurs and ambitious small business owners. It does this by teaching the tools necessary to write a successful business plan, find financial backing, and design a blueprint for success.

Through a total of 30 contact hours, the FAU Adams Center for Entrepreneurship is offering students the chance to learn why a business plan is necessary and how to write an effective business plan. In addition to this, students will learn how to pitch a plan to investors as well as what those investors expect to see in the plan. By the end of the entrepreneur bootcamp, students will be prepared to enter a business plan in the prestigious FAU Business Plan Competition and compete for seed funding.

In addition to learning how to pitch a business plan, students will discover the most effective research tools available, from using databases in researching competition to understanding demographics. From this research, they will learn how to create an impactful marketing plan and project sales revenues.

Course Overview

The Entrepreneur Boot Camp is made up of ten sessions and includes access to mentor consultation via the Entrepreneur In Residence program. All participants will receive a Florida Atlantic University Certificate upon satisfactory completion all sessions as well as assignments, individual study assignments, learning assignments and class discussions.

The bootcamp is open to all students, staff, and the community. Cost for participating in the bootcamp starts at $50 for FAU students. FAU staff or Alumni can register for $100, and any other members of the community are welcome to register for $200.

Meet the Instructor

Kevin CoxKevin Cox is a published entrepreneurial focused academic currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., Kevin received his B.S.B.A. in Management, with minor in Entrepreneurship as well as a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship (M.S.E.) from the University of Florida.

Most recently Kevin has primarily focused on Entrepreneurship research as well as teaching undergraduate Entrepreneurship courses at FAU. During his tenure, he has helped students launch successful crowdfunding campaigns, advance to the final round of the FAU Business Plan Competition, form LLCs, design websites, initiate new product development, and work towards securing intellectual property protection.

 

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FAU Entrepreneur Bootcamp launching Fall 2017