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McDermond Business-Readiness Programs

  • No Harm In Charm Workshop: Soft-skill development workshop.  Programs include Interview Skills, Dress for Success, Personal Branding, How to Work a Room, Dining Etiquette and Networking.
  • From College to Career: Your Personal Financial Literacy Workshop.  Programs include The Time Value of Saving Money, Your Personal Financial Balance Sheet, Renting vs Buying, Investing for Your Future, Your Credit Score and Managing Your Cash Flow.
  • Entrepreneurial Education: Programs include a campus pitch competition, alumni mentors, lean business canvas/pitch deck advising, strategic networking, Founders Panel event and more.  
  •   DePauw + Kelley 5 year Masters Program - Designed for DePauw students to combine their liberal arts undergraduate degree with a master's degree in business from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. For more information contact Steve Fouty, Director of McDermond Center at DePauw (stevenfouty@depauw.edu) or Emily Liverman, Associate Director of the Kelley+ program at IU (eliverma@indiana.edu)
  •  DePauw + Notre Dame ESTEEM - 5 Year Masters of Entrepreneurship Program - Designed for undergraduates to combine their non-business, liberal arts undergraduate degree with a master's degree in Entrepreneurship.  To learn more, contact the McDermond Center Director, Steve Fouty (stevenfouty@depauw.edu) or the Program Manager for ESTEEM Graduate Program, Kyle Williams (kwilliams@nd.edu)
  •    DePauw + CICS 5 year Master’s Program - Designed for DePauw students to combine their liberal arts undergraduate degree with a master's degree in leadership, technology and business from Ball State University's Center for Information and Communication Sciences.  A CICS graduate assistant-ship including tuition remission is also held for a top DePauw graduate each year.  For more information contact Steve Fouty, Director of McDermond Center at DePauw (stevenfouty@depauw.edu) or Dennis Trinkle ‘91, Director of CICS (datrinkle@bsu.edu
Pitch Competition Winner

Pitch Competition Winner

No Harm In Charm - Dining Etiquette

No Harm In Charm - Dining Etiquette


Piano Performance Major - DePauw + Kelley Participant

Piano Performance Major - DePauw + Kelley Participant

Computer Science Major - DePauw + Ball State CICS Participant

Computer Science Major - DePauw + Ball State CICS Participant


Spanish & Economics Major - DePauw + Kelley Participant

Spanish & Economics Major - DePauw + Kelley Participant

Biology Major - DePauw + Notre Dame ESTEEM Master in Entrepreneurship Graduate

Biology Major - DePauw + Notre Dame ESTEEM Master in Entrepreneurship Graduate


Economics Major - DePauw + Kelley Participant

Economics Major - DePauw + Kelley Participant

Philosphy Major - DePauw + Kelley Participant

Philosphy Major - DePauw + Kelley Participant