Innovation & Learning

Sangamon CEO at a Glance

  1. Exposure to state-of-the-art, real-world entrepreneurial practice and analysis
  2. Hear from over 50 different guest speakers
  3. Visit roughly 25 different businesses
  4. The class will operate a class business throughout the year; including developing a business plan, raising start-up capital and sell the product/service
  5. Individual students will write at least one business plan, launch one business and present it to the public at a trade show at the end of the second semester

Sangamon CEO Outcomes

  1. Develop valuable interpersonal social and networking skills interacting with business and community leaders. 
  2. Improve analytical writing and presentation skills making logical written and oral arguments.
  3. Strengthening the ability to understand and analyze market and business operating information.
  4. Students will be able to read, write, speak and listen effectively as individuals and in teams.
  5. Students will be able to critically analyze and engage with complex global systems.
  6. Demonstrate ability to develop a coherent business model and run a business.