UNC Global Immersion Electives

Global immersion electives are intensive study abroad programs led by UNC Kenan-Flagler faculty. Participants learn about business and local economics firsthand through meeting with business leaders in local and multinational companies, local government leaders and meeting local students, where possible.  Students also receive academic credit towards the business degree.  Students are able to participate in…

The Adams Apprenticeship

The Adams Apprenticeship is a life-long network of students and successful UNC alumni that exists to shape, support, and speed the transition to entrepreneurial careers with successful outcomes.  The program matches highly qualified, successful professionals with high-achieving students, and facilitates productive and mutually beneficial long-term relationships. To learn more, visit https://www.adamsapprenticeship.com

Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC)

The Venture Capital Investment Competition® began in the middle of the technology bubble in 1998 as an educational event for MBAs to learn about venture funding. Two decades later, through good times and bad in the venture industry, VCIC® has evolved into a marketplace for entrepreneurs seeking investors and a training ground for future venture…

Bryan Fellowship

The Robert E. Bryan Fellowship in the APPLES Service-Learning program is designed for undergraduate student teams interested in creating social impact locally and/or globally through the creation of an innovative project that addresses a community-identified need. The fellowship goals are to: Provide practical support and mentorship to students in developing their projects, Contribute to addressing…

BeAM

BeAM@CAROLINA is a network of makerspaces where any UNC student, staff, or faculty member can join the UNC maker community in the design and creation of physical objects for education, research, entrepreneurship, and recreation. Makers can participate in open studios, training sessions, workshops, hosted classes, and group activities. Enjoy spaces equipped with emerging technologies like…

CUBE

Located in the Campus Y, UNC’s Center for Social Justice and Social Innovation, CUBE provides social entrepreneurs at Carolina with a number of interconnected benefits: capacity building outside the classroom; elite coaching and mentoring from seasoned entrepreneurs; co-working space; and seed funding for venture development. All of this is managed from a central location at…

The Entrepreneurship Center

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is committed to developing transformative entrepreneurial leaders as founders, funders and growth executives. The Entrepreneurship Center, founded in 1997 through the generosity of Frank Hawkins Kenan, delivers the most comprehensive, hands-on and enduring entrepreneurial education anywhere through the unique Learn, Launch, Lead (L3) framework. Learn describes the entrepreneurial courses offered in the…

Dreamers Who Do Program

Office of Innovate Carolina continues to offer funding to students interested in furthering their innovation and/or entrepreneurial skillset development through the Dreamers Who Do Program. The program provides a rolling application opportunity to augment the burden of travel costs if students have an opportunity to competing nationally or even internationally, attend a conference, hosting a…

ACC Inventure Prize

The Office of Innovate Carolina has joined forces with the Kenan Flagler Business School’s Entrepreneurial Center to offer students multiple opportunities to compete against each other throughout the year – allow them to hone their technique. Starting with the Carolina Challenge’s Pitch Party students will be selected to move forward into a smaller cohort of…

Women’s Innovation Council

The Office of Innovate Carolina will sponsor UNC’s involvement in the Women’s Innovation Council. The council bridges universities and female innovators across the Triangle to elevate young female innovators and enhance campus programming. It seeks to: 1) increase the number of female students participating in campus innovation programs 2) make innovation programming more accessible across…

Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship

 The Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship is for the problem-solver, the creator, the agent for social change. Our students come from different walks of life, a spectrum of perspectives and can be pursuing any major on campus–because what we know is that all students with the desire to innovate can be successful in our program.  Our program…

Self Employment in the Arts

Two days jam packed with engaging activities focused on making a living as a professional creative. From large keynote sessions to hands-on learning opportunities to one-on-one mentoring, you’ll be exposed to an arts business eco system you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re looking to explore making a living with your creative talents or wanting to expand your current…