Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship

"Starting a Business made me capable, because it gave me the courage to do it."

Tucker Wells, Business Owner, Starting a Business Alumnus

SMU Entrepreneur Course

If you have a passion to be doing something more and want the freedom that comes with calling the shots, it’s time to seize your opportunity. SMU’s Starting a Business course is your best next step.

Who Should attend
  • Employees tired of the uncertainty and stress of working for large companies
  • Professionals who are unhappy with their jobs or have recently been downsized
  • Individuals who have always dreamed of starting and building their own businesses
  • Anyone with a great idea who isn’t sure how to fully capitalize on it
  • Those “flying by the seat of their pants” in the early stages of a new business
How will you benefit
  • Take advantage of your window of opportunity
  • Learn critical skills to identify and improve a viable business concept
  • Locate and gain access to sources of capital
  • Network with outstanding individuals in the Dallas entrepreneurial community
  • Gain exposure to state-of-the-art concepts and thinking
  • Build your own business and create financial wealth and personal freedom

Next class starts October 5th

October 5th (8 weeks)
7 pm –10 pm - Tuesday Evenings

Seats are limited for the upcoming Starting a Business course and always go quickly.

• $995 per student.

Distinguished Entrepreneurs

Distinguished entrepreneurs who have presented include:

·      Chris and Christine Cook, co-founders, SleepExperts

·      David Litman, co-founder,

·      Sheryl Leach, founder, Barney and Friends

·      Bo Pilgrim, founder, Pilgrim’s Pride

·      Phil Romano, founder, Fuddruckers and Macaroni Grill