Executive Certificate in Entrepreneurship Schedule

Following are the in-Person Meeting Schedule. Participants will receive assignments/feedback during the in-person sessions to be completed and submitted online.

January 8 - 8:30AM - 12:30PM
Module 1: Evaluating Startup Idea and Business Concept

8:30am: Breakfast, Welcome, and Presentation on Effective Networking
9:00am: Evaluating Startup Idea and Business Concept
  • Interactive Learning Session
  • Discussion of Required Online Activity.
  • Coffee break
  • Expert Speaker on Startup Idea and Business Concept
12:00am: End of Session Announcements

January 15 - 8:30AM-12PM
Module 2: Customer Discovery

8:30 am: Breakfast and Networking
9:00am: Customer Discovery

  • Interactive Learning Session
  • Description of Online Activity Requirements.
  • Coffee Break
  • Expert Speaker on Customer Discovery

12:00am: End of Session Announcements


January 22 - 8:30AM-12PM
Module 3: Customer Acquisition

8:30 am: Breakfast and Networking
9:00am: Customer Acquisition

  • Interactive Learning Session
  • Description of Required Online Activity
  • Coffee Break
  • Expert Speaker on Customer Acquisition

12:00am: End of Session Announcements


January 29 - 8:30AM-12PM
Module 4: Organizing Effectively and Legal Issues

8:30am: Breakfast & Networking
9:00am: Organizing Effectively and Legal Issues

  • Interactive Learning Session
  • Description of Required Online Activity
  • Coffee Break
  • Expert Speaker on Legal Issues

12:00am: End of Session Announcements


February 5 - 8:30AM-12PM
Module 5: Financial Modeling

8:30am: Breakfast and Networking
9:00am: Financial Modeling

  • Interactive Learning Session
  • Description of Required Online Activity
  • Coffee Break
  • Expert Speaker on Financial Modeling

12:00am: End of Session Announcements


February 12 - 8:30AM-12PM
Module 6: Fundraising and Pitch Coaching

8:30am: Breakfast & Networking
9:00am: Startup Valuation and Fundraising

  • Interactive Learning Session 
  • Description of Required Online Activity
  • Expert Speaker on Fundraising
  • Coffee Break

10:00am: Pitch Coaching & Pitch deck assignment
12:00pm: End of Session Announcements


February 19 - 8:30AM - 1:30PM
Module 7: Pitch Coaching and Semi-Final Venture Challenge

*Lunch Provided

8:30am: Breakfast & Networking
9:00am: Pitch Coaching Workshop

  • Interactive Coaching Session on Pitching

11:00am: Working Lunch- Pitching Rehearsal
11:45am: Semi-Final- Venture Challenge (90 Second Pitch & 90 Second Q&A)

  • Results will be announced on the following Monday

1:30pm: Concluding Remarks (Five Minutes)


February 26 - 8:30AM - 1:30PM
Module 8: Graduation and Final Venture Challenge

*Lunch Provided

8:30am: Breakfast and Pitch Rehearsal
9:30am: Final Venture Challenge Pitching to Investors Pitch for 5 Minutes & Q&A     for up to 5 Minutes
12:00pm: Lunch, Graduation with EMU Certificates and Badges & Venture   Challenge Winner Announcements
1:30pm: Concluding Remarks (Five Minutes)

 

 
January 8
8:30am-12pm
Module One
Evaluating the Idea and Business Concept
January 15
9am-12pm
Module
Two
Customer Discovery
January 22
9am-12pm
Module Three
Customer Acquisition
January 29
9am-12om
Module Four
Organizing Effectively and Legal Issues
February 5
9am-12pm
Module
Five
Financial Modeling
February 12
9am-12pm
Module
Six
Fundraising and Pitch Coaching
February 19
9am-1:30pm
Module Seven
Pitch Coaching and Semi-Final Venture Challenge

February 26
9am-1:30pm
Module Eight
Graduation and Final Venture Challenge