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Be inspired for 730.484 consecutive hours

Check out NEW STUDENT BLOG about Raleigh!

Check out NEW STUDENT BLOG about Raleigh!


ENTR350: Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 credits) Held at HQ Raleigh, this course gives you a unique insider’s view into the dynamic Lean Start-Up realm. In class, we explore key components of New Venture development:

  • In-depth industry and market analysis
  • Market validation
  • Product or service design
  • Value proposition
  • Development of sales and marketing (channel) model
  • The team (human capital)
  • Profit models
  • Financing
  • Legal issues
  • Fundraising

Also, you will experience

  • Whiteboard sessions with ThinkHouse
  • Consultations with HQ Raleigh members
  • Tours of unique startups from the owners in Raleigh 

*** This class is for people who want to create any project (nonprofit, social enterprise and for-profit business welcome).

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ENTR364 Entrepreneurship in Practice (Internship) (3 credits)  Gain real-world experience by interning with a company or social venture at HQ Raleigh.  These companies are dynamic, interesting and growing!

You'll be able to

  • articulate and apply principles learned in and outside of the classroom; 
  • complete assignments that encourage in-depth reflection of the internship experience;
  • gain self-understanding, self-confidence, and interpersonal skills; develop work competencies; and
  • explore career options.

Some of our students have been offered jobs when they graduate!

*For-profit, nonprofit and social enterprises internships available.

All courses are upper-division, are taught in English and are fully accredited. Transcripts are issued by the University of Delaware.  Each course is worth 3 US/6 ECTS semester credits, which can be transferred upon approval from your home university.


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Cultural Activities & Guest Speakers

As the capitol of North Carolina, Raleigh offers truly hip vibes mixed with tradition and government.  It truly is a melting pot!

Get plugged into the hippest communities here; there are plenty of opportunities to visit the coolest venues around, such as The Audacity Factory, GroundWork Lab and The Frontier!

What's more, explore activities unique to the US:  Baseball, Duke University, award-winning Raleigh City Farm, and of course, the pink mustache! 

And many, many other things you can explore on your own!   

 

 

 

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Housing, Meals & Transportation

Depending on the time of year, you may live at the Think House, a co-living space in Raleigh where new entrepreneurs launch scalable companies, or in a beautiful historic home on the same street.  

Year-round you will attend parties and white-boarding sessions at the Think House.  Cook in your kitchen or eat out at the many restaurants that local foodies love.

You'll be living in the Boylan Heights  - just 15 minutes from the downtown.  You can easily walk to class.

Explore our US town by bus, bike and your feet!  


Cost

Study in a beautiful city and get credit?  YES! 

Price of the program is USD $4,950 and includes tuition (6 US/12 ECTS credits), housing, field trips and cultural activities.

Reserve your space: Lots of people want to come:  a non-refundable deposit is required to secure a spot in program.

Can't pay at once?  We gotcha.  Payment plans can be arranged.

Travel to the program is not included, but you can book plane tickets through STA Travel, the world’s largest student travel company.

Scholarships

$$$  We get it.  Sometimes you need a little help, that's why we offer limited number of scholarships.  Not full scholarships; but partial scholarships.

Scholarships are primarily reserved from students from Eastern Europe and developing countries, but it never hurts to ask (it's in the application).

Check with your school, too.  

Study abroad, student activities, honors and/or financial aid office.  Lots of our students find money at their universities.  We will even give you a letter to help you out. 


Are you ready to be inspired for 730.484 consecutive hours? 


 

 

Here's a video taste from a former student.  Enjoy!