Innovation Quest XChange

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Entrepreneurial Education and Training Experience at Daytona State College

A student business exchange group students an opportunity to meet in groups to discuss their business ideas and to share thoughts and insights relative to launching a business or sustaining businesses.

Sheila Slick, Five Milestones LLC, Volusia/Flagler SCORE Chapter Chair & Certified Mentor, Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) will be launching a student business exchange group called, Innovation Quest XChange

  • Work and meet with students and connect them to direct entrepreneurial experiences in the community.
  • Serve as a mentor
  • Introduce students to real businesses
  • Connect students to resources, community business events, and other individuals who can expand the student’s network as it pertains to their business interests
  • Refer students to the Center for Business & Industry for a hybrid class reflecting the ELI components of the mindset curriculum.

Sheila who is ELI certified, will serve as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) and will offer direct student engagement on all campuses as the entrepreneurial sponsor of the IQ (Innovation Quest) student Xchange.  She will actively promote and recruit for the Xchange.   Her work will include collaboration with the DSC Business Club faculty sponsor and other faculty who have high interested students.  

Sheila will convene and lead the Xchange sessions, guide business ideation, and assess preparation for a student’s business launch.  She will work with small cohorts as well as larger groups.   Sheila will assess needs, connect students to “real world” mentors and entrepreneurial experiences and prepare them for next level pursuits.