Whether you want to start a business, learn about innovation and management, or star on Shark Tank, being able to think like an entrepreneur is a valuable skill.  This course will take you behind the curtain and show you how businesses are started and what is needed to maintain them.  Topics will include budgeting/finance, laws and regulations, marketing, management, and identifying a market gap for a new product.  We will speak to real entrepreneurs, create a business plan, discuss current events, and run a simulated Shark Tank game to apply what you’ve learned.  At the end of the course students will have a better understanding of what it takes to innovate and get a new product or service to market in addition to being able to apply the entrepreneur’s mindset to other areas of their lives.

About Expand Your Mind

For Rising 9th-12th Grade Students

A Unique Experience on a College Campus

Expand Your Mind brings together talented students from across the Twin Cities, the nation, and the world for intensive learning and discovery during two 2-week summer sessions. Located on the beautiful campus of Macalester College, EYM challenges students academically while developing leadership skills, instilling self-confidence, and fostering lifelong friendships among like-minded peers.

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