2015-2016 Schedule of Events

Workshops and events are open to all Penn students, unless otherwise noted. Information about past workshops, including selected video archives, can be found here.

Business Plan Competition Info Sessions

When: Monday, November 16, 4:30 pm
Where: JMHH F55

When: Thursday, November 19, 12:00 pm
Where: SHDH 211

Participation in the BPC is open to ALL students at Penn and teams of all sizes (including individuals) are eligible to enter. Come join the BPC Student Management Committee and Wharton Entrepreneurship to learn more about how to get involved and be in the running for over $125K in prizes! New this year will be a change in the submission requirements (think deck/video, not long-form plan). Whether you have a team already, are looking for a team, or plan to go solo, the Business Plan Competition is a great way to develop your business idea!

Missed the info sessions? Review the slides here.


Below is a selection of Wharton Entrepreneurship Wednesdays workshops that are of particular interest to students participating in the BPC. Additional events organized by the BPC Student Management Committee are also listed below.

Interested in watching the recordings of past workshops? BPC workshops are archived HERE.

Developing an effective entrepreneurial pitch

Wednesday, December 2, 12:00 - 1:20pm
SHDH 351
Laura Huang Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship

In this session on entrepreneurial pitching, you will learn how to hone your individual natural presentation style, how to organize an effective pitch for your startup, how to keep your pitch simple, yet comprehensive, and how to truly connect with an audience that may be composed of potential investors, customers, or partners.