MEST offers a 12-month, full time, fully sponsored program in which the students – known as Entrepreneurs in Training (EITs) – complete a graduate-level course in software development, business and communications. 

The MEST program provides rigorous entrepreneurial training and extensive hands-on project work, designed to ensure EITs master industry-proven methodologies for developing startups. This coursework is supplemented by a series of guest lectures, featuring the experiences and insights of internationally-recognized executives and successful entrepreneurs.

The course culminates in an investor pitch and the chance to receive seed funding and enter the MEST incubator.

THE DETAILS
More than a training program.

EITs gain hands-on experience, while engaging with renowned guests and members of the MEST community.

Global staff

Senior faculty bring 20+ years of entrepreneurial experience, while global teaching fellows offer specific experience and expertise.

Hands-on Projects

In addition to rigorous training, EITs gain experience building, validating and growing companies from the start.

Guest lectures

Training is supplemented by guest lectures from experienced entrepreneurs and internationally-recognized executives.

Full support

MEST is a fully sponsored program, offering all EITs free meals, housing and a monthly stipend.

THE GAME CHANGERS
Meet our Entrepreneurs in Training
LEARN
Sample Curriculum

See topics EITs will learn during the 12-month program.

1st Quarter

Programming skills & core business content

2nd Quarter

Software development life cycle

3rd Quarter

Idea to prototype business plan & pitch completion

4th Quarter

Pre-incubation & final investor pitch

DEVELOPMENT SKILLS
Software Development
Core Programming Languages
Scrum & Agile Development
Java Programming
KPI’s, Web Analytics
Developing Algorithms
UI / UX and Web Development
BUSINESS SKILLS
Business & Entrepreneurship
Finance Accounting & Unit Economics
Global Communications
Strategy & Marketing
Pitching & investor requirements
Business Plan Development
Target Personas
Lean Startup Methodology
KPI’s and performance metrics
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*Deadline: February 8, 2019

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Tobi Lafinhan

Recruitment Manager, MEST

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