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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.


Learn about the Farley Center

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.

Courses

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

Student Resources

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

Get to Know Us

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

News

Farley + Education and Social Policy

Whether students studying education and social policy eventually stand at the head of the class, sit in the boardroom, or rally support for a cause, they can use skills nurtured and developed in Farley Center courses to improve human development and learning, strengthen communities, and stimulate change in profound ways.

Farley Welcomes New Faculty

The Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation hired a full-time faculty member and four adjunct faculty members as it continues to expand entrepreneurship education for Northwestern students.

Farley + Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Pairing the technical skills cultivated through industrial engineering and management sciences studies with Farley’s entrepreneurially minded courses empowers students to create value for businesses, customers, and, in many cases, society.

Events

MEM Online Information Session

December 2
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Fall examinations end

December 10
All Day

Northwestern Engineering PhD Hooding and Master’s Recognition Cer...

December 10
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Fall Degrees Conferred

December 16
All Day

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