For KAUST Students

KAUST Entrepreneurship Center courses bring KAUST students together to solve real-world problems in:

Food | Water | Sustainability | Energy

We run programs and courses that help students hone their skills, learn how to play to their strengths and discover what it means to be part of an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Students participate in workshops and discussion groups and learn from keynote speakers who have launched revolutionary products and solutions in their fields. All KAUST students are welcome to participate.

Elective courses in entrepreneurship and product innovation for KAUST students

KAUST Entrepreneurship Center delivers ongoing hands-on learning experiences to teach KAUST students how to elevate business ideas and pitch to investors. These courses run every semester over eight weeks.

As a participant, you will learn in an intensive, mentor-led experiential environment designed to develop your entrepreneurial skills and expand your knowledge of leadership, team development, conflict resolution, stakeholder and project management. You will learn the art of pitching by doing and hear from business leaders, guest speakers and startup founders.

Next intake: Summer 2023
KAUST course code: For Fall IED210/ for Spring IED230/ for Summer: IED220
Credits: Fall 3/ Spring 3 / Summer 6
Course delivery: In-person at KAUST campus
Dates (Mondays and Wednesdays): To be confirmed
Time: To be confirmed
To register, visit: KAUST SAP portal

  • A greater understanding of the tools that every innovator needs to succeed and how to evaluate and analyze business ideas.
  • A broader set of innovation skills for your career and those needed to develop an investor pitch.
  • Insights into the best-case innovation and entrepreneurship case studies.
  • Feedback and advice from the KAUST Entrepreneurship Center team of mentors, guest speakers and subject matter experts.