Want to compete in Denmark this fall?
The past two years, Millikin has taken students to Business Academy Aarhus (Denmark) for a week in the Fall to participate in the Experts-in-Teams competition. Millikin students are divided up among the teams (only one American per team - along with Danish, Romanian, Polish, British, Dutch, and Russian students), and the various teams are given a real customer challenge that requires innovation. In 2018 we will be offering this experience to up to 10 students to take the class for 1 credit (if desired). A minimum of 8 students are required in order to go on this trip, but we can only take 10…so, there will be a wait list in case people are unable to go (the wait list cannot be used once the airline tickets are purchased, though!!!)
Below are some of the details:
- ET360 – Innovation in Denmark (1 credit)
- Who: 8-10 Millikin students
- Instructor: Professor Julie Shields
- What: Experts-in-Teams innovation program (3-day program in Aarhus at Business Academy Aarhus)
- Entire trip is 8 days, 7 nights (3 days in Copenhagen, 5 days in Aarhus)
- When: The dates are TBD, but last year were in October
- Cost: $1,775
In Copenhagen we’ll go on a bicycle day-trip around the city and enjoy museums such as the Glyptoteket and visiting the local commercial center. Then we’ll head to Aarhus to do a scavenger hunt, visit their enormous new public library and makerspace, and get used to the city and prepare for the competition. The competition is during the day, and the evening students will go to the Street Food venue and visit the AroS art gallery.
For information about last year’s academic program, go to: https://www.baaa.dk/eit/
To sign up, complete the form below, and pay the $250 deposit by May 18th, according to the instructions on the form. (A short extension may be granted if requested in advance.)
For more information, contact Julie Shields at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-424-6296.
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