Programs - Wade Institute

The Master of

This one-year course is for anybody who ever had a great idea and wanted to do something with it.

The University of Melbourne’s Master of Entrepreneurship, delivered at Wade Institute, will provide you with the skills, powerful network and practical experience to turn ideas into transformative businesses.

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The degree is a collaboration between the Faculty of Business and Economics and the School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne and Ormond College.

As a Master of Entrepreneurship student, you’re also a member of the highly-regarded Ormond College community. A thriving entrepreneurial and academic precinct that offers student accommodation, 7 meals a week, onsite gym, counselling services, resident academics and weekly social and sporting activities.

Wade Institute offers an extensive scholarship program.

Wade Inc

Our bridging program for Master of Entrepreneurship alumni to supercharge their startups.

Wade Inc is an opportunity for early founders to work, collaborate and connect with people and resources to take their startups to the next stage. Learn how to jump the common hurdles and tackle the big questions so when it comes to sustainable growth, you’re all over it.


– Individual guidance and support from professional mentors

– 24/7 access your own dedicated workspace in our co-working studio

– Access to a vast network of investors and startup experts

– Invites to Wade events, guest speakers and workshops

– 7 meals per week

Wade Inc is exclusive to Master of Entrepreneurship alumni, at no additional cost and by application only.

Startup Sprint

A weekend intensive to road test your entrepreneurial game.

Roll up your sleeves and get a taste for the fundamental steps of building a startup. Learn how to validate your business ideas and meet inspiring experts, mentors and like-minded entrepreneurs-to-be in a supportive but fast-paced environment.

“The program at Wade Institute exceeded my expectations. Apart from great learnings and networking, I connected with and empowered my own inner entrepreneur and learned that….. she’s awesome! No doubt it has changed the course of my life.”

Our next Startup Sprint will be held on 20-22 July 2018. Contact us to express your interest.

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You’ll take away:

1. A step-by-step process to refine your business idea
2. A toolkit and startup hacks to increase your success
3. Actionable steps to attracting your first customers

Who should apply: If you’re a doer who loves new ideas and is curious about what it takes to start something, this is the first step.

Bespoke Masterclasses

Workshops designed exclusively for you. 

Entrepreneurship can expose your team to completely new ways of thinking. Our bespoke masterclasses offer participants a chance to immerse themselves in the startup world, sparking creativity and refreshing team dynamics.

We can create tailored programs to suit a variety of business needs. Contact us to discuss how we can design a program for you.

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Past programs:

  • Women in Science Commercialisation Bootcamp: Designed for The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Science.
  • Entrepreneurship Immersion: Designed for International Scholar Laureate Program students for a half-day interactive session on Entrepreneurship in Australia.
  • 6-hour Startup Bootcamp: Designed for Ormond College students to get a crash-course on the startup process and spark entrepreneurial ways of working across their diverse fields of study.