Pursue Your Passion
Have you ever had a great idea for a product or service that you’d like to pursue? Are you passionate about a social or environmental issue that isn't being addressed adequately? Do you want to launch a new service that doesn't currently exist? Would you like the opportunity to earn credit while pursuing this great idea or passion? Register for Pursue Your Passion's introductory 1-credit course for Fall 2018.
Pursue Your Passion programs help women consider creating a career that harnesses their passion with:
- a community of women supporting other women
- unique opportunities to engage with the entrepreneurial ecosystem at any level
- business fundamentals that are approachable regardless of your background or knowledge
Ready to enroll? Register online through cyberbear for Fall 2018.
Open to any major and at any academic level.
Course Number: HON 291-85 CRN: 75026
Only 20 slots available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Is the class full? Fill out our online form and let us know you'd like to be added to the waiting list.
- Inspiration- Hear from accomplished entrepreneurs and leaders from all over Montana. Keynote speakers discuss their experience of discovering their passion, and what it takes to live a life revolving around that passion.
- Special Event Invitations - local entrepreneurs and female leaders will be guest speakers at several events just for Pursue Your Passion to share their expertise with participants.
- Mentorship- After the introductory course, participants have the opportunity to be thoughtfully matched with a mentor that will help them reach their personal and professional goals during the program. The participants’ ideas, passions, and mentorship needs are all taken into account when pairing them with an accomplished and inspiring community member.
- LaunchPad Help- Throughout the course of the year, Blackstone LaunchPad employees will be at every meeting providing extra resources to participants as well as connecting them to additional services within and outside the organization.
- Credit for the Program- Pursue Your Passion program participants will take the EPIC Pursue Your Passion introductory course on a credit/no credit basis (also known as pass/fail). For graduate students or those who have graduated within 1-year of our enrollment deadline, feel free to check-in with us about auditing the course without the attachment of credits if that's a deal-breaker for you.
Fill out this online Podio form today and our PYP team will get back to you within 2-4 business days.
Hear from accomplished entrepreneurs and leaders from all over Montana who share their experience of discovering and pursuing their passion.
Courses & Certificates
This program is designed to be flexible for all women students at UM regardless of degree or level in school. After taking the introductory course in fall, students are able to take certificate short-courses at anytime throughout their academic career OR apply for PYP fellowships to pursue their passion. Learn More.