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Center for Entrepreneurship



January 9-13, 2017

Principles and Practices of Entrepreneurship is a noncredit workshop designed to develop entrepreneurial skills.  Class size is limited to 25, therefore we ask students to complete an online application and submit a personal statement that is no more than 250 words in length.  Due to semester scheduling conflicts, Lewis & Clark law school students are not able to register.

The Application period is now open. Applications received by Nov. 4th will receive priority consideration and notice of acceptance.

Revised final registration deadline is November 18, 2016 by 5 p.m. 

Online Application

Please complete the Winterim 2017 Online Application before emailing your personal statement to the Center Coordinator at

Personal Statement

In order to complete the application process, students must submit a short essay discussing their interest and knowledge of the workshop topic.  Personal Statements should be no more than 250 words in length.  As guidance for your essay, please consider the following questions:

1.  Will this be your first time taking a program or class in entrepreneurship?

2.  What does entrepreneurship, and being entrepreneurial, mean to you?

3.  What do you hope to take away from this class?

4.  What are your major life goals, personal or professionally, and how do you feel this course might help you attain them?

Please keep in mind that essays will be used to tailor the course to student needs.  Applicants are not required to have an entrepreneurship background in order to be accepted into the workshop.

Email the Personal Statement

In order to complete your application, you must email your personal statement to the Center Coordinator at

Include the Subject Line: Winterim 2017 <Last Name>, <First Name>.  Emailing instructions can also be found at the end of the Winterim 2017 Online Application.  

Your application will not be considered complete until your personal statement is received by the Center Coordinator.

Workshop Fee

Please note that there is a $500 fee to attend the workshop.  The fee includes instruction and daily breakfast and lunch during the workshop dates.  A $200 non-refundable deposit to hold your seat will be due upon acceptance into the program.  The college will discount the $500 fee for students with a demonstrated need. Please see the tuition page for more information on how to apply for a reduced fee.