Founder School

Founder School

A place for aspiring entrepreneurs to learn and build.

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Do you dream of running a business? 

Welcome to Founder School.

A 6-week, cohort-driven introduction into entrepreneurship for RMIT students who want to learn more about entrepreneurship, we help you to  come up with a business idea and explore the various tools and methodologies used by leading enterprises.

By completing Founder School, students will have aligned their values with a business idea and validated their first customers.​ 

Key benefits of Founder School:

Who is it for?

Founder School is open to ALL RMIT students with an interest in entrepreneurship.

  • Looking to upskill? Learn founder basics and innovative ways of thinking that startups use daily to gain the competitive edge needed to land your dream job.

  • Got a business idea? We’ll demystify entrepreneurship, help you evaluate the validity of the problem you're solving and equip you with practical tools to focus on your side hustle. Get to know RMIT alumni who have gone on to launch their own businesses. 

Download our program details to learn more or register your interest for the next intake

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About RMIT Activator

We are the entrepreneurial heart of RMIT – a community of entrepreneurially minded people wo are eager to develop their workplace skills and bring innovative ideas and projects to life.

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer