Franz Center: Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Our activities in this realm include a $149,000 grant from the Coleman Foundation to support faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences and in the
The National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators
The sustainability component is introduced in the BUS 480 course (Creating a World-Class Venture). When these students take BUS 481 (Entrepreneur Apprenticeship) in the spring or summer they will include a sustainability filter in the feasibility study that they create with a mentor. For BUS 482 (Global Entrepreneurship) in the spring or summer, students will compare and contrast sustainable business practices in the
Also as part of the NCIIA grant, the Center for Entrepreneurship chose four E-Scholars to participate in the Bramadero Project, a joint project with Green Empowerment, which culminated in a trip to
The E-Scholars participating in the Bramadero Project experienced a tailor-made version of Green Empowerment’s Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Skills Training Program, gaining valuable skills in developing/managing an international NGO.