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2018 Think Like an Entrepreneur at University of Denver

FEE Seminar (Ages 14 - 17)
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Friday, July 20, 2018
2199 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80208

Entrepreneurship isn't just about starting a business. It's a mindset that includes coming up with innovative ways to solve problems. Do you have what it takes to tackle global issues in the real world? Find out this summer at the University of Denver - ranked among the top 100 universities in the nation.

What's on the Agenda
At this 3-day seminar for high school-aged students, get ready to:

  • Hear personal stories from successful entrepreneurs as you learn the secrets to leveraging the entrepreneurial mindset
  • Gain resume-worthy leadership, communication, and presentation skills as you turn a concept into reality in the Entrepreneur's Challenge
  • Discover how entrepreneurs change the world and master the economic way of thinking during eye-opening Discussions and competitive Trivia Challenges
  • Connect with other top students during fun activities like Movie Night, Seminar Games, and the Trading Game

Register Today ... Limited Slots
The cost to attend is only $79, but the benefits last a lifetime. There's also a limited number of reimbursement scholarships available. Register before March 31st! Seminar is limited to the first 150 registrants.



12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Check in at dorm

04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Opening Remarks

05:00 PM - 05:45 PM

Talk: Entrepreneurs Change the World

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 08:15 PM

Activity: Scavenger Hunt

08:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Discussion: I, Pencil

09:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Free Time

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM


09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: How Entrepreneurs Use Economics

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Do "The Rules" Matter?

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Activity: The Entrepreneur's Challenge

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Activity: Group Photo

12:15 PM - 01:15 PM


01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Activity: Trading Game

02:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Talk: Is Making a Profit Selfish?

03:30 PM - 04:15 PM

Talk: Compassionate Business

04:30 PM - 05:15 PM

Talk: Can Entrepreneurs Solve World Problems?

05:15 PM - 06:00 PM


06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 07:45 PM

Activity: Trivia Challenge and Feedback

07:45 PM - 09:45 PM

Activity: Movie & Discussion (Poverty, Inc.)

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM


09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: Obstacles Faced by Entrepreneurs

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Are you an Entrepreneur?

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Discussion: Economics in One Lesson

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM


01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

Talk: The Virtues of Entrepreneurship

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Guest Speaker

03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Talk: Prep for Final Presentations

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Activity: Final Presentations

05:15 PM - 06:00 PM

Activity: Faculty Q&A Panel

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 08:00 PM

Activity: Seminar Games

08:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Closing Ceremonies

08:45 PM - 10:00 PM

Social: Capture the flag, soccer, volleyball

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM


08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Students Depart

Add this to your calendar:

Tuesday 17

Travel Information

University of Denver, Colorado

You should plan to arrive at the University of Denver (2199 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80208) no later than 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 17th, and all participants are required to depart by 12:00 PM on Friday, July 20th.

If you are flying, plan to fly into Denver International Airport. FEE will provide a shuttle to campus from each airport on arrival day and back to each airport on departure day. Shuttle schedules will be emailed to registrants.

Because of the travel time to and from the campus, please choose a flight that arrives before 1:30 PM on Tuesday, July 17th and a flight that departs after 9:30 AM on Friday, July 20th.

You will be staying in traditional dorm rooms with a roommate of your same gender and will share a community bathroom with other students on your hall, also of your same gender. Linens are NOT provided, so you will need to bring your own bedding (sheets sized Twin XL or a sleeping bag), a pillow, and a towel. Be sure to bring any toiletries (shampoo, body wash, toothbrush, etc.) you might need as well.

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