Undergraduate Summer School
The 2012 U21 Summer School will be a dynamic encounter of students engaged in entrepreneurial activities to foster economic growth and social development in their communities.
Participants will learn about the importance of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) that form the base of economic development and the global forces these companies must face today. Universities have a great responsibility in shaping the global future entrepreneurs who will be key actors in the economic development of their countries and which will have global impact.
Students will discuss and analyse case studies which are of particular relevance to the Mexican experience and will have the chance to interact with entrepreneurs that have been key role players in de development of Queretaro State economic growth.
The programme will take place in Queretaro campus, the capital city of a very vigorous state in the central part of Mexico, not far from Mexico City.
In addition to the academic activities planned in Queretaro, there will be a weekend trip to Teotihuacan, an amazing pre-colombian archeological site, and other surrounding areas.
Students from all areas interested in developing their global entrepreneurial skills are welcome to join!
Staff members from across the U21 network who are active in teaching or research relating to any facet of Entrepreneurship for SME’s are invited to contribute to the academic programme. Academic staff members who wish to discuss their potential involvement in the Summer School should contact Patricia Montaño (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible.
Participation fees will be €650 per student, to include accommodation, breakfast and lunch each day, Welcome and Farewell dinners and all activities on the weekend to Teotihuacan and surrounding areas.
Students will need their own spending money for dinners on free nights, transfers to and from the airport, and personal costs during short trips and the weekend.
Fees should be collected by the sending institution, and then paid to Tecnológico de Monterrey by bank transfer. Further details will be made available in the coming months.
Each U21 member can send up to 5 students and 2 staff members with an interest in Entrepreneurship for SMEs.
Registration forms will be available for download through the U21 website by the end of February and the deadline for students and staff to register will be 11May 2012.