Social Entrepreneurship in Central America

Social Entrepreneurship in Central America


As part of this study abroad opportunity, students will experience the people, culture, and business environment of Central America. The program includes a focus on social entrepreneurship and firsthand instruction with visiting professor Jarrod Brown ('00), co-founder of Mission Lazarus.

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Study Abroad in Central America

Join us in Central America and learn to see entrepreneurship in a different light. Students will partner with Mission Lazarus, a social and missional organization founded by Jarrod Brown (ACU ’00) that utilizes a holistic and integrated approach to poverty alleviation and community development. You will put your skills and knowledge to work as you become immersed inside a social venture and have direct access to its founding social entrepreneur.

Quick Facts

Dates: July 27 - August 10, 2014
Countries Visited: Honduras and Nicaragua
Credit Hours:  3 - 6 hours
Courses Offered: MGMT 419, MGMT 440: International Business Practicum in Central America
Program Fee: $999 + airfare
Faculty: Drs. Andy Little and Jim Litton

Program Partner

Mission Lazarus is a non-profit organization focused on planting and growing churches in third-world nations through educational, medical, agricultural, and spiritual outreaches offered unconditionally to the communities in which it works. View the Mission Lazarus website.

The program provides students an opportunity to work directly with the Mission Lazarus team, including the co-founder, Jarrod Brown (ACU ’00) who will accompany the group as a visiting professor.

How to Apply

Download the application (PDF) or visit the COBA Connections Office in the Mabee Business Building during regular office hours to request an application. Contact Nuria Hall, room 105. 

There are a limited number of spaces available. We recommend that you apply early.

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COBA Study Abroad in Central America
COBA Study Abroad in Honduras
COBA students have an unparalleled chance to partner with nonprofit Mission Lazarus in a meaningful project that challenges them while simultaneously benefiting Mission Lazarus and the people it serves.