Course Information

Foundations of Entrepreneurship
2885 Clay Avenue
Alternate Saturdays
Instructor: Professor Lois Shelton, Ph.D.                                                           
Email:                                                                     Register Here
Phone: 619.609.7574                                                           



What will you learn?

How to create and pitch a high growth, high impact business model

How to use state-of-the-art entrepreneurship techniques, such as:

The business model canvas

The basics of building financial statements

The art of creating a compelling pitch deck

What is the course format?

Ten (10) face-to-face, two-hour classes plus a "Pitch War" Pitch Competition as the final class project

Individual and team mentoring in addition to class meetings (Some classes may feature a guest speaker or a field trip)

Who teaches the class?

Dr. Lois Shelton, a nationally and internationally recognized expert in entrepreneurship.

View her LinkedIn profile at (

How much does it cost?

Equivalent courses can cost in excess of $2000; However, C.L.I.M.B. is offering this entire course for only $125.00 (only $11.00 per class) through the generosity of its donors and supporters.

You can find out more about C.L.I.M.B. at

When and where does the class meet?

Class is held at 2885 Clay Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92113.

The next class is scheduled to begin on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 9:00-10:30 am. Classes are scheduled to meet every second and fourth Saturday morning until June 9, 2018. The next Pitch War is scheduled to be on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

What are the admission requirements?

Computer literacy and internet access

A high school diploma or GED for adults; a 2.5 GPA or higher for youth

A personal interview with the instructor

Enthusiasm, passion and drive!

Want more information? Come to our Information Session- Saturday, December 16, 2017 from – 10:00-11:00 am., at 2885 Clay Avenue.Contact Dr. Shelton to RSVP at or 619.531.0902.