Entrepreneurial Mindset


Master the fundamental skills and techniques that will pivot your mindset to turning problems into solutions. The CERI Entrepreneurial Mindset Bootcamp is a comprehensive and interactive two-day, hands-on training course focused on experiential learning. You will be immersed in real-world entrepreneurial experiences and introduced to numerous techniques to proactively seek solutions for real-world problems.

What to


The Bootcamp will enable you to:

Articulate your purpose and core values.

Identify real-world problems and ideate solutions that could be commercialised into a viable venture.

Become a CERI alum and part of the CERI community.


At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Utilise critical thinking skills to identify and evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities, manage risks and learn from results.
  • Understand how entrepreneurs utilise limited resources to transform a simple idea into sustainable success.
  • Understand and apply fundamental aspects of entrepreneurial thinking across disciplines and as a means of personal empowerment.
  • Establish clear goals, identify resources and determine the steps required to accomplish their goals.
  • Identify and interact with local entrepreneurs and business owners within the community.

After graduating from our Bootcamp program, you will officially become a CERI alum and part of the CERI community. This includes full access to the facilities in our Nedlands Hub for you to use for business meetings or team meetings, whether workshopping your idea in a focused environment or hosting an insightful conversation over coffee in our common room.


Is it For

This course is suitable for everyone looking to open their minds to possibility and gain insights into the myriad of opportunities surrounding them. You will learn to recognise problems as opportunities and translate these into solutions to implement in the real world.

Applicants who wish to undertake further programs must first complete the Entrepreneurial Mindset Bootcamp. This course is highly beneficial to the following people, however not limited to:

  • Aspiring or early-stage entrepreneurs
  • Industry, business professionals and intrapreneurs
  • University students at a postgraduate level
  • Postdoctoral, researchers and academics
  • University faculty who support commercialisation or manage research teams


The world needs bright minds, and we want to make our programs accessible to as many emerging entrepreneurs as possible. CERI can offer substantially reduced pricing on all our programs, thanks to our donors and sponsors. You will be awarded the respective scholarship with the maximum final pricing listed below if you meet the eligibility criteria.
Bootcamp Student or Founder Scholarship
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The Student Scholarship is for individuals currently studying at a recognised training institute. The Founder Scholarship is for individual's who are currently working on a business concept or idea.
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Scholarship Eligibility
For the student scholarship, the applicant must be currently studying a full-time university load of 75 credits or equivalent to be eligible.
Bootcamp Professional Price
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The Professional Scholarship is for individuals currently employed full-time and looking to begin their entrepreneurial journey.
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This applicant will be employed on full-time basis.



We run our Entrepreneurial Mindset Bootcamp multiple times throughout the year. Look below to find out when is going to work best for your to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey.
August 2024 Bootcamp
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Day 1: 19 August 2024 Day 2: 20 August 2024
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Day 1
19 February 9 am - 6 pm
The first full day of the program runs from 9 am in the morning until 6 pm in the evening. Finishing with a Guest Entrepreneur fireside chat.
Day 2
20 August 9 am - 6 pm
The second full day of the program runs from 9 am in the morning until 6 pm in the evening, finishing with the final customer pitches and program graduation.



Concept to Creation
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