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Venture Consulting In Israel (Short-term Immersion Program)
Herzliya, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: J-Term,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term
Year
App Deadline
WU Decision Date
Start Date
End Date
Spring 2016 11/08/2015
**
Rolling Admission 01/09/2016 01/14/2016
J-Term 2017 10/24/2016 11/04/2016 01/06/2017 01/12/2017

** Early application is strongly recommended for all programs. Deadlines that fall on a weekend or holiday are automatically extended to the next workday.

Deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Program Adviser:
Damian Whitney
Program Description:

Venture Consulting in Israel (Short-term Immersion Program)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Between January 6th and 12th (2017) up to 16 selected students will work in Israel (students should plan to arrive on the 6th for classes starting on the 7th). While there, they will work directly with Israeli startup companies on specified consulting projects. WUSTL students will be matched with local Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) students (enrolled in their version of the course) to compose a cross-university team.   After working a week on-site, students will return for the spring semester and continue to work on their projects remotely. The expectations for the depth and quality of the consulting projects are professional level. The written version of the reports will be due in March, and an oral presentation of the reports will be made by April. Students will work in Herzliya (outside Tel Aviv) from the 6th through 12th.

ELIGIBILITY

MBA, Junior, and Senior students who are interested in venture capital, entrepreneurship, international business, and/or small and medium business management may apply to participate in this 3 credit course (MGT 450C/550T).  Introduction to Entrepreneurship or MBA entrepreneurship platform enrollment is a suggested prerequisite.

COSTS
Program Fee: Approximately $1,400 (TBD). Program fee includes hotel (double occupancy), course related activities, and mandatory HTH insurance. Students should also budget for airfare, shared car rental, meals, and personal expenses (approximately $2,000-3,000). 
 

APPLICATION

This program will admit between 12-16 student. Click 'Apply now' above to get started.

DATES

January 5-12, 2017 (In country by afternoon of Friday, the 6th. Depart evening of the 12 7pm or later)

PROFESSOR            

Professor Clifford Holekamp  holekampc@wustl.edu  314-935-6342

COURSE OVERVIEW

While there, students will work directly with Israeli startup companies on specified consulting projects. WUSTL students will be matched with local Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) students (enrolled in their version of the course) to compose a cross-university team.   After working a week on-site, students will return for the spring semester and continue to work on their projects remotely. The expectations for the depth and quality of the consulting projects are professional level. The written version of the reports will be due in March, and an oral presentation of the reports will be made by April.
 
TENTATIVE ITINERARY

January 5, 2017 Depart US for arrival by afternoon of January 6th  
January 7-12 coursework and other activities                                                                                                                                                 
January 12 Depart Israel (7:00pm or later)
                                                                                                                                                                                                    
CREDIT BEARING

Yes. 3 credit hours.  


Program details and expense subject to change.



 
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