FACC 501 & "Startup Nation" Experiential Trip to Israel

Students experience Israel’s Start-Up Nation first-hand

Course FACC 501 Technology Business Plan Project plus Experiential Trip to Israel- 2021

Photo credit: Dana-Friedlander @israeltourism

Please note that the Israel Study Trip has been cancelled for Summer 2021 

Do you want to work in a dynamic multi-disciplinary entrepreneurial team?

As a member of this team, do you want to build a winning business plan on behalf of the owners or inventors of a real world, innovative technology during the Winter 2021 semester?

Do you want to pitch this business plan to two real Venture Capital firms, one in Montreal and one in Israel for funding in August 2021?

To complete this real world experiential learning, do you want to visit Israel for 2 weeks in August 2021 to experience first- hand the entrepreneurial eco-system in one of the most innovative countries in the world? This trip will also include visits to sites of historical, cultural and social importance. The trip expenses are heavily subsidized by the Gerald Schwartz & Heather Reisman Foundation.

To top it all off, you will receive 3 academic credits towards your degree for course FACC 501; which can be used towards the Group B - Humanities and Social Sciences, Management Studies, and Law requirement OR for the Minor Technological Entrepreneurship.

Here's how you can apply to participate in this course:

  1. Review the course description and program syllabus for FACC 501.
  2. Contact Professor Michael Avedesian michael.avedesian [at] mcgill.ca to confirm your interest and complete the application form.
  3. Complete and return your completed application form to michael.avedesian [at] mcgill.ca by December 31st 2020

For further information or questions, contact Prof. Michael Avedesian at michael.avedesian [at] mcgill.ca

Read the Article in the McGill Reporter to learn more! 

Students experience Israel’s Start-Up Nation first-hand

Do you want to...visit the Dead Sea?

Do you want to … Climb Masada?

Do you want to……Visit a High Tech Park and Startup Companies in Be’er Sheva?

Do you want to……Pitch your business plan to JVP Capital in Jerusalem?

Do you want to...take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee?

Do you want to...enjoy Bedouin hospitality?

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