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Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs Kicks off at Graduate School of Business Administration

Contact: Patrick Verel
(212) 636-7790

Fordham Startups, a Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration (GBA) initiative dedicated to the success of entrepreneurs through community, empowerment and sustainability practices, launches a new series of workshops and classes this fall.

The deadline for a two-part intensive “Entrepreneurs’ Boot Camp,” which is open to the public, is Monday, Sept. 10.

Part one—a three-session program called the Idea Gym—is geared toward helping budding entrepreneurs who want to test-drive a new business concept that is under development. Participants creatively brainstorm possibilities, provide feedback, and critically evaluate business concepts—ultimately preparing a business idea for part two of the initiative. Sessions are offered Sept. 11, 18, and 25.

Part two, Fordham Startups, begins on Oct. 1 and meets Monday evenings at the Lincoln Center campus. A pre-incubator program designed to educate, support, and inspire entrepreneurs of all ages who want to launch a business, the program is a 10-week learning experience to help participants gain an appreciation for, and knowledge of, the partnership building, strategy, and tactical execution required to accelerate a startup business.

For more information, visit the Fordham Startups webpage.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.

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