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 - 2023

Photo credit: Dana-Friedlander @israeltourism

IMPORTANT NOTE: The deadline to apply this program is October 31st, 2022. 

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 2023 semester?

Do you want to pitch this business plan to real Venture Capital firms in either Israel or Montreal in April 2023?

To complete this real world experiential learning, do you want to visit Israel for the first 2 weeks in May 2023 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 PDF iconFACC 501 course description and PDF iconFACC 501 course syllabus.
  2. Contact Derrick Wong derrick.wong [at] mcgill.ca to confirm your interest.
  3. Complete the FileIsrael Exchange Application Form 2023 and return to derrick.wong [at] mcgill.ca by October 31st, 2022.

For further information or questions, contact Derrick Wong at derrick.wong [at] mcgill.ca

Read the Article in the McGill Reporter to learn more!

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