In most cases, students will have an opportunity to work with start-up and development-stage enterprises that are being incubated at the Sirti Foundation and other regional economic development agencies, including Gonzaga’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program.
This is a rigorous program that involves significant research and drafting, and a strong commitment to producing good work under tight timetables. Eligible students should have some familiarity with financial statements and how businesses generally work.
- Interviewing clients
- Understanding clients’ business enterprises
- Preparing a variety of documents pertaining to their formation and operation, including:
- Charter documents
- Employment agreements
- Member and shareholder agreements
- Licensing agreements
- Vendor and customer contracts
- Trademark applications
- Business Corporations
- Agency and Partnership
- Corporate Tax
- Securities Regulation
- Professional Responsibility
- Taxation of Business Entities
- IP Transaction and Licensing
- Transactional Skills and Professionalism lab
Eligibility: 30 completed credit hours.
Spring & Fall
3 credit students: 12 hours/week average
3 credit students: 18 hours/week average
6 credit students: 36 hours/week average