enACTIVATE: Accelerator is a competition focused on developing relevant professional skills for Macquarie University students.
Offered by Enactus Macquarie, it empowers students to work in teams, problem solve, and find and pitch solutions.
About the program
The Accelerator program is a two weekend competition involving five teams. Each team will be provided with an exclusive course in enterprise problem solving. Teams will also be presented with numerous challenges posed by hypothetical companies and be asked to pitch as solution to these. The pitches will be judged by a panel comprised of industry professionals and Enactus alumni alike. It is entry-level and requires no background in business to apply.
The program will span across two weekends in November and December, 2021:
Session 1 - Saturday 27/11/2021 - Sunday 28/11/2021
Session 2 - Saturday 04/12/2021 - Sunday 05/12/2021
Applications close November 1st.
WHAT WE OFFER
Opportunity to join the ENactus MQ portfolio
Upon completion, participants may be invited to be part of the Enactus portfolio, joining a range of social enterprises tackling different social issues.
Consulting and Pitching Skills Development
Teams will have the opportunity to develop their conceptual and practical critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and creative thinking skills.
Teams will have the opportunity to speak with, and pitch solutions to, industry professionals and Enactus alumni alike.