Workshops & Seminars

CIE Sponsored Co-Curricular Workshops and Seminars

A minimum of 5 co-curricular workshops will be offered each academic year. The workshops will have a limited number of participants and be open to the entire 5C community, however, priority will be given to members of the Fellows Program. Each workshop will be led by a practicing entrepreneur and/or investor and each session will include a networking opportunity between the students and guest expert(s). Workshop content will focus on the following categories:

  • Product Ideation, Design and Development
  • Customer Validation Methods
  • Business Model Creation
  • Sales and Marketing Go-To-Market Strategies
  • Data Collection, Use and Security
  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Management and Leadership
  • Fundraising

CIE Sponsored Professional Development Sessions

Co-curricular Professional Development Sessions will be offered throughout the academic year. These events will provide supplemental information and insight in three categories:

  • Entry Level Jobs
    • Sessions will examine roles available for recent graduates, common responsibilities, required skills, etc.
  • Toolkit Items
    • CRM (
    • Project Management (JIRA)
    • Collaboration (Smartsheets)
  • Baseline Technologies
    • Blockchain
    • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning


Interested in attending a workshop or event? See our upcoming event schedule HERE.