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Feb 08th

Be Your Own Boss jEM Workshops start Oct. 24th -

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entreesThe University of Minnesota's Office for Business & Community Economic Development announced three after school programs to be offered this fall.  jEM Global Entrepreneurship Workshops are designed to introduce Twin Cities high school students to the business world and enhance leadership skills, each with a specific focus. These free weekly workshops will begin October 24th:

Entrepreneurial Entrées blends culinary arts with restaurant management. Learn how to cook healthy new dishes and create your own concept for a restaurant.

Strong Suit: Sports-Minded Entrepreneurs can turn their passion for athletics into a viable career. Students will focus on one sport-related profession, participate in interactive session with special guests and tour TCF Bank Stadium.

MyProduct Inventors’ Challenge provides students the chance to create new products limited only by your own creativity. This workshop is a perfect fit for youth with especially lively imaginations.

Mondays: Strong Suit, located at 2221 University Ave SE - UofM Campus
Tuesdays: myProduct Inventors' Challenge, located at 2001 Plymouth Ave. N - Urban Research Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC)
Thursdays: Entrepreneurial Entrees, located at 2001 Plymouth Ave. N - Urban Research Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC)

All interested Twin Cities high schoolers are welcome and encouraged to participate in one, two or all three workshops.

For more information, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (612) 626-3122. 

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