Why students are more interested in entrepreneurship than tech
The business world is full of stories about students who are motivated to learn more about the business world.
In this case, one of them is a business graduate who is trying to take the next step in her career and pursue her dream.
“It’s a lot more fun to learn about how other people work and how to make things than it is to just sit around and talk about how to do this,” says the student, who asked that her first name not be published.
For her, learning about business is not just a business skill, but an extension of the human condition, which makes her eager to start her own business and learn from others.
This year, she’s applying to colleges in San Francisco and Austin, Texas, hoping to earn a bachelor’s degree in business.
Her goal is to take classes from an entrepreneurial bootcamp called Udacity.
“I think it’s the perfect blend of business, technology, entrepreneurship, and psychology,” she says.
“The more you do it, the more you learn.”
In her first year of study, she enrolled in two Udacity classes, a business class and a psychological class.
The classes were taught by the Udacity founder and a team of former classmates, including three current students.
The focus of the classes was on entrepreneurship and how it works.
It’s a perfect blend between business and psychology that are all in the same category.
I’ve been trying to find the balance between the two, she says, and have been successful.
“A lot of people will think I’m just making money out of it.
I don’t know how you can make money from it,” she laughs.
“You have to be a very lucky person, and then you have to learn the right way to make money.”
The Udacity business bootcamp was the perfect way to explore her interests and her own entrepreneurial skills, she said.
The class was not only a learning environment for her, but also a learning opportunity for her classmates.
“If you’re not learning about entrepreneurship, then it’s going to be harder for you to make a lot of money.
If you’re just getting started in a new business, it’s just going to take longer to get a foothold and build a business,” she said of the Udacious class.
She is studying for a degree in psychology.
Udacity has been the focus of attention from some of the tech industry’s most prominent figures, including Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who recently told students they could apply to the company.
Other Silicon Valley venture capital firms, including Andreessen Horowitz and Benchmark Capital, have also invested in Udacity and are reportedly looking for business leaders to mentor their students.
Udacious founder and CEO, Emily Kaplan, said she believes the program is helping students learn more and build more.
“What it has been really great for is allowing us to get people that have a background in psychology and psychology to come in and take classes, which has been a great thing for the students to have come in to learn from and have a good experience,” Kaplan told the Washington Post in 2015.
In her second year of the program, Kaplan hopes to earn the bachelor’s in psychology from her current employer.
“There are a lot (of) great programs out there that focus on business but they don’t have psychology in it.
So it’s great to get the education,” she told the Post.
But the program also has some detractors.
Kaplan told CNNMoney that students often take classes on their own time and that her program provides “a great balance between students learning and teachers.”
“It has been amazing to get students that have not had the opportunity to learn as much and to come into the classroom and to have the teachers help them,” she added.
“So I think it has made a lot better students.”
Udacity says it aims to reach more than 1,000 students in the U.S. in the next five years.
For students who have completed the program and are ready to start a business, Udacity offers a range of financial support, from the cost of tuition to the purchase of the courses.
For example, a $500 discount is available for students who choose to complete the program.
If students decide to enroll in the Udemy-sponsored entrepreneurship program, they can earn up to $1,500 in free tuition and fees, including a $1 credit for each class they take.
“This program has been so successful, we’re going to continue to support it,” Kaplan said.
“And we want to continue supporting it and working with schools like Udacity to make sure we are teaching the right things to people and we’re not teaching them how to think like a business person.”
The courses are also free to the public, so students can attend any of the programs in their area.
Udemy is also working on a new entrepreneurship education platform, called Udemy Business.
Kaplan says that, as part of this, Udemy will be working with the U-M Business School to create a curriculum