Inspiration. Workshops. Networking. Pitch Competition.
January 8 - 12, 2018
Whether you want to start a new organization, work for an existing one, or are simply curious and motivated, you will benefit from this immersive week. We assign you into groups of three or four to create, research, develop and pitch an idea. You will learn entrepreneurial and life-skills amidst inspirational speakers, mentors, and leaders in the for-profit and non-profit professional community.
Prior entrepreneurial experience or an idea required? No.
Motivation, curiosity, and commitment to fully participate required? Yes.
The keynote speaker for 2018 is Neal Keny-Guyer, the CEO of Mercy Corps, the largest non-profit in Oregon and universally respected for its world-wide humanitarian aid work and social entrepreneurship training.
Workshops included in Winterim:
Liberal Arts and Entrepreneurship/Leadership
The Art of the Sale
Delivering Value: How to Win at Winterim
Researching Market Size and Competition
The CEO of You: Liberal Arts and the Future of Work
Hardcore Productivity & Decision-Making
How to Communicate Your Story
Personal Financial Literacy
Review past years’ Schedules and Overviews to get a taste of what to expect January 8-12, 2018.
Students discuss their experiences during the workshop.
Successful completion of the weeklong Winterim entrepreneurship workshop is noted on student transcripts.
Priority and Financial Aid Application deadline is November 10, 2017