Adams Apprenticeship and Elab
The Adams Apprenticeship accelerates the entrepreneurial careers of the highest-potential student leaders at UNC-Chapel Hill. This 12-month program enrolls undergraduate juniors and first-year graduate students from across the university. The Adams Apprenticeship is a comprehensive program that offers these students the resources needed to build thriving entrepreneurial careers.
The Adams Apprenticeship offers curricular and co-curricular leadership development training as well as a customized leadership development plan and the creation of a personal board of advisors for each student. Through their involvement in this program, participants develop a life-long network of fellow students and successful UNC alumni that helps shape, support, and speed their development into transformative entrepreneurial leaders.
“Entrepreneurs Lab: Advanced Entrepreneurial Insight and Leadership” is an elective course in the MBA and BSBA curriculum at the Kenan-Flagler Business School. Taught by Ted D. Zoller, PhD, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director, UNC Kenan-Flagler Entrepreneurship Center, the seminar explores key issues in entrepreneurial careers. The class is designed to prepare students with the insights to become a successful founder, funder or growth executive.
Students—who must be committed to and actively engaged in pursuing an entrepreneurial career path—have the opportunity during the class to explore he leadership challenges faced by nascent entrepreneurs at all phases of new and growing ventures.
"The Adams Apprenticeship offered me exclusive opportunities to expand my network and define my entrepreneurial identity.”
Samantha Petrie (BS Computer Science ’18)