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Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute

The Entrepreneurship Initiative at Fayetteville State University is on the move. The center is working to become a national hub for minority entrepreneurship and be a leader in entrepreneurship and innovation training.

Students selected for the institute are top students with very high level of academic excellence and leadership capabilities. Students selected for the institute go through a rigorous selection process and are ready to take any challenge.

Selected students are trained to acquire the following skills:
  • Ability to think like an entrepreneur

  • Superior oral presentation skills

  • Effective visual presentation skills

  • Ability to think outside the box

  • Ability to take leadership roles

  • Superior networking skills

  • Superior self-confidence

  • High ethical standard
Selected students receive classroom and hands-on-training from:
  • Invited experts and professional trainers

  • Top level corporate executives and other guest speakers

  • Successful entrepreneurs

  • Out of town travel to corporate and government establishments

  • Volunteering as leaders to major national entrepreneurship conference

  • Organizing entrepreneurial workshops
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