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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 03/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:
ENT 302: Cultivating an Entrepreneurial Mindset with a Global Twist:
Comparing and Contrasting US, Danish, and Swedish Interpretations

This class builds the knowledge and skills necessary to learn how and why cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset might be a valuable undertaking, and how this might differ across three disparate cultures. This course is simultaneously applied, practical, and academic and will present you the opportunity to develop sound entrepreneurial
knowledge, skills, and attitudes that can serve you well in this course and in your post Wake Forest career.
 
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Overview  
Location Copenhagen, Denmark & Malmo, Sweden
Academics ENT 302: Cultivating an Entrepreneurial Mindset with a Global Twist: Comparing and Contrasting US, Danish, and Swedish Interpretations
You will learn broad themes related to cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset, including
teasing out the following questions:
  • How do the political, institutional, ideological, and cultural differences in US, Danish, and Swedish cultures impact entrepreneurial mindset formation in those nations?
  • How do entrepreneurs use cognition and affect to make decisions?
  • What is opportunity recognition and why is it such an important component of an entrepreneurial mindset?
  • How does learned optimism impact development of an entrepreneurial mindset?
  • How does learned optimism lead to resilience and coping with failure?
  • Why is entrepreneurial passion such a critical component of an entrepreneurial mindset?
  • How do entrepreneurs form an entrepreneurial identity and how is that connected to entrepreneurial passion?
  • What leadership and skill changes must startup entrepreneurs typically develop as part of cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset?
  • What is the life of an entrepreneur like and what degree of fit do you perceive relative to your own career goals?
  • What are the psychological factors and barriers that impact new product adoption?
  • How can an entrepreneurial mindset help overcome these barriers?
Faculty Daniel Cohen, PhD
John C. Whitaker Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship
Professor of Entrepreneurship
336.758.4514
cohenda@wfu.edu
Accommodation Student will live in shared apartments.
Excursions Planned excursions at this point include:
  • Winston Starts Startup Accelerator program in Winston Salem, NC
  • The Danish Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, in Copenhagen
  • The Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship, in Copenhagen
  • Fastrack Malmo, in Malmo, Sweden
  • Startup House, in Malmo, Sweden
Selection
  • Good Academic Standing
  • Interest in subject matter
  • Open to all majors
Costs The total cost of summer study abroad can be broken down into four categories:
  • Program Fee – Usually covers room, in-country travel, excursions, some meals and other costs associated with the program.
  • Tuition – Students on WFU summer programs pay WFU summer school tuition per credit hour. The current summer rate is $950/per credit hour. 
  • Airfare (estimated) – Varies per location. Students are responsible for their own airfare unless otherwise noted.
  • Personal Expenses (estimated) – These will vary depending on the students' spending habits, cost of living in the destination country, and the number of meals included in the program fee. This may also include visa fees, vaccinations, academic supplies/books and other miscellaneous daily expenses.
Program Fee (estimated) - TBD
Tuition (estimated) (3 hrs) - $2,850
Airfare (estimated) - $1,200
Personal Expenses (estimated) - $600
Estimated total cost - TBD
Scholarships Scholarships are available through the Center for Global Programs and Studies
Contact
Daniel Cohen, PhD
John C. Whitaker Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship
Professor of Entrepreneurship
336.758.4514
cohenda@wfu.edu

Sean McGlynn
Senior Study Abroad Advisor
Center for Global Programs and Studies
336-758-3194
mcglynsd@wfu.edu

 
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