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. Successful applicants will be notified by January 19th, 2016. 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.