All prospective students may review the Field Course: Entrepreneurship Laboratory (E-Lab) description and the example syllabus for E-Lab. Please note, this syllabus is a draft template and is subject to change.


HBS Students

Register for E-Lab using the EC Toolkit* (*HBS login required).

Cross-Registrant Students

Given capacity limitations, students interested in cross-registering for this course must do so through an application process. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter explaining (i) Why you would like to take E-Lab and (ii) What skills/experience you would bring to the course. Applications should be emailed to the E-Lab Program Manager, For spring term 2017, applications are due by January 21st, 2017. Additional formal registration steps will be required after cross-registrants have been accepted to the course; MBA Registrar Services will assist with those steps in late January.

know a start-up?

E-Lab host companies and projects are recruited and screened by faculty. However, if you know of a company that would make a good host, you may reach out and ask them to submit a Project Proposal. Alternatively, contact the E-Lab Program Manager,, and provide details for us to contact them.