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[Israel]–The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel, launches the first English language undergraduate degree in entrepreneurship, Jerusalem Post reports.

The program, which recently received the approval of the Council for Higher Education, will award students a dual major degree in entrepreneurship from the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship, headed by Prof. Yair Tauman, taught in English along with a degree in business administration that will be taught in Hebrew.

Dr. Yossi Maaravi, while speaking to Jerusalem Post revealed that The IDC, has for the past 16 years run two activities in entrepreneurship: the prestigious and highly selective Zell program for entrepreneurship, an honors program which accepts only some 24 students per year, and an entrepreneurship club, which has seen a dramatic increase in participation, with over 2,000 students taking part this academic year.

He further explained that the programme is in different stages which it will address in process. “First stage is to identify different opportunities and come up with innovative ideas.

Then you have to acquire the knowledge, resources and tools to fulfill this ideal project, after which you have to be able to develop the business model around it, and later on you have to work on developing the model into the growth stage.

Core courses will be offered alongside classes such as the psychology of creativity and innovation, legal and technical aspects of entrepreneurial endeavors, entrepreneurial financing, go-to-marketing, ethics and how to deal with failure.

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