Adams Center for Entrepreneurship
Transforming Business...One Student at a Time
Named in recognition of Florida Atlantic University graduate Scott H. Adams in 2001, the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) brings students, faculty and the community together in the spirit of entrepreneurship to fuel the innovation needed to create new opportunities in the ever-changing global marketplace.
Entrepreneurship education at the College and Center includes a variety of degrees, programs and events, including:
- Pre-College programs for high school students
- Undergraduate degree in Management, Leadership and Entrepreneurship
- Entrepreneurship specializations for the Flexible MBA and Professional MBA
- Executive Forum Lecture Series that features c-level executives and business leaders
- Business Plan Certificate Program for students and local entrepreneurs
This annual event gives FAU students, FAU alumni, local high school students and members of the business community an opportunity to test their business ideas; network with venture capitalists, angel investors and successful business leaders; and compete for more than $125,000 in cash and prizes.
ACE offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to talk with and receive advice from the region's top entrepreneurs and business leaders at various networking and entertaining social events.
Through Project LEAD, local businesses can receive help and insight on their organization's needs from College of Business students who gain extensive practical experience as a result.
Students admitted to this prestigious program create independent equity research reports for publicly traded companies while gaining valuable and marketable skills in financial analysis, company valuation and equity investing.