University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies

A collaborative partnership with University of Nevada, Reno in cooperation with Entrepreneurship Nevada

Entrepreneurship Jumpstart

June 3-12, 2016 | Select Fridays-Sundays | University of Nevada, Reno

A six-session weekend course providing entry into the entrepreneurial support community for college students and community members

This unique course in entrepreneurship provides a point of entry into the entrepreneurial support community being developed by the University of Nevada, Reno, Truckee Meadows Community College and Entrepreneurship Nevada. Open to college students and community members, the course provides opportunities for ongoing mentorship and valuable understanding of the key characteristics successful entrepreneurs tend to possess.

  • Learn about entrepreneurial basics, competitive edge and your own entrepreneurial capacities
  • Gain insights into your business ideas and what it takes to move toward launching a business
  • Understand sustainable profitability
  • Practice presenting business ideas to potential supporters
  • Receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs

When: June 3-12, 2016 (six sessions): Fridays, 5:30-10 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: University of Nevada, Reno, 1664 N. Virginia St., Bldg./Rm. TBA
Instrs.: Rod Hosilyk, lecturer, and Matt Westfield, lecturer, College of Business, Dept. of Economics, UNR
Credit: 3 undergraduate or graduate credits, or noncredit option
Fee*: UNR: ENT 493/693 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship, $792.24 undergraduate credit; $938.49 graduate credit or
Noncredit: PD 493 Entrepreneurship Jumpstart, $395 through University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies

*Please note: Fees are subject to change by the Board of Regents.

Visit our registration information page for cancellation and refund policies.

Course Registration and Information

  • UNR undergraduate/graduate students register online at
  • Noncredit/professional development students go to the Summer course listings for PD 493 at and click on the link to register.

Academic Credit Registration Requirements for UNR

All students who wish to enroll for undergraduate or graduate credit and who have never attended the University of Nevada, Reno must pay a nonrefundable application fee of $60 in addition to course fee. (Please note: Returning UNR students who did not attend the Spring 2016 semester also must pay the $60 application fee.)

Immunization Requirement (Academic Credit only)

Proof of immunization is required for all students attending undergraduate/graduate credit classes that meet in Washoe County (Reno, Sparks, Redfield). Registrations cannot be processed without complete documentation. For information, call the Student Health Center at (775) 784-6598.

Course Grades and Certificates of Completion

Certificates of completion will be issued and grades for academic credit will be posted to transcripts in mid-July 2016.