Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Roosevelt Teen Entreprenuer Academy Accepting Applications

Roosevelt University, Walter E. Heller College of Business is offering an opportunity to incoming high school juniors and seniors who demonstrate an aptitude in the areas of math, science and technology along with an interest in entrepreneurship.
The entire program is free for your student, including meals and room and board. 
If you have not already done so, you can register students by logging on to  http://cvent.com/d/zcqvdm/4W  and completing the online application process.
Selected students will attend one of two five-day, green-technology focused Entrepreneurship Academy at Roosevelt University's new Wabash Building at  the Chicago campus
  • July 14 - July 19, 2013  - Only 5 Spots Available
  • July 28 – August 2, 2013 20 Open Seats

Application Deadline Has Been Extended Until Friday April 5, 2013

For more information about the academy, visit www.roosevelt.edu/business/academy

The Academy will be led by Master Certified Entrepreneurship Teacher, Scott L. Steward and successful green-tech business entrepreneurs. Students work in teams on a fundamental business case to determine the best way for a business to compete, identify capital needs to start a business and devise a plan for managing a business successfully.

Participants are provided with business cases, two days of instruction and necessary materials to assist them in the successful completion of the program. On the final day, teams give a 15-minute “investor pitch” to a panel of judges in a business plan competition setting. Tuition vouchers to Roosevelt University are awarded to the top team whose presentation is judged as having the most solid business strategy and potential for success.


The goal of the Roosevelt University Entrepreneurship Academy is to provide entrepreneurship training, innovative green technology awareness and life skills that empower young people and offer them unique opportunities and real-world experiences.

If you have any high school sophomores or juniors who you think will do well by participating in this experience, please nominate them today.

If you have any questions, please contact Scott L. Steward at scott@lifeunivercity.com or by calling 312-823-9367.

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