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Entrepreneurship and innovation education open to all

We teach all Northwestern students how to think like innovators and use creative problem-solving skills to help turn their ideas into reality. Explore the Farley Center’s wide range of resources and courses, from foundational classes in leadership, accounting, and marketing to experiential, team-based classes in which startup ideas are developed. The innovative mindset and entrepreneurial skills taught at Farley can apply to any career path.

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Academics and Resources

Coursework, connections, and tools to move your unique ideas into the world

Rooted in the McCormick School of Engineering, our comprehensive, credit-bearing coursework is accessible to all Northwestern students, no matter their area of study or experience level.

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Explore a range of exciting courses in entrepreneurship and innovation, including Farley's experiential NUvention courses, without committing to a minor.

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Student Resources

Be supported through your entire entrepreneurial journey by connecting with peers, spaces, and mentors.

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We embrace cross-disciplinarity

At the Farley Center, we believe everyone can be an innovator. That means we bring together students from all backgrounds in the classroom for a unique interdisciplinary experience. See how entrepreneurial skills can apply to all paths — including medicine, law, journalism, music, and more.

News & Events


Farley + Medicine

The modern health care field's persistent complexity intensifies the need for thoughtful and inventive solutions. The entrepreneurial skills and knowledge learned at Farley can help medical innovators fuel life-altering results.

A Pen Designed for Parkinson's Patients

SteadyScrib, a startup led by Farley entrepreneurship minor Izzy Mokotoff and biomedical engineering student Alexis Chan, is developing a unique pen and clipboard set that negates the effects of shaking and tremors in Parkinson's patients when writing.


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