8-week introductory Startup Course – Consider it ‘Startups 101’

Proto: Startup Fundamentals is an introduction to all things startup: fundamental frameworks, how to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset, build out your network and refine your business idea/s. The weekly workshops assist you in learning about the startup ecosystem, building your network and advancing your ideas.

Proto is open and free for The University of Sydney community – students, alumni, staff members and researchers.
  • Registrations are closed for Semester 2, 2023 intake. Submit your Expression of Interest for 2024 here.

  • Eligibility:
    • Exclusively available for individuals in the University of Sydney Community
    • Delivered online for those unable to attend campus
    • For those wanting an introduction to the world of Startups
    • Having a business idea is not a pre-requisite
    Time Commitment:
    • 2-hour weekly workshops delivered online – attendance required
    • 1 hour worth of weekly readings and workshop tasks – required
    • Invites to networking & community events – not required but encouraged
    Key Dates:
    • Registrations open: 17th – 25th August
    • Onboarding: 28th August – 1st September
    • Course Dates: 4th September – 30th October
    Program Overview
    • 8-week course comprising of 2-hour online weekly workshops
    • Community-focused approach to foster collaboration
    • Skill-building for utilisisation as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur
    • Weekly workshop tasks to implement key learnings
    • Exclusive invites to a range of INCUBATE networking and community events
    • Access to INCUBATE’s community of mentors to build network
    • Proto acts as a gateway into ProtoX to advance your business ideas, test and prototype