Programmes

Programmes

At the core of AUT Beta are the programmes and competitions that will nurture and develop your entrepreneurial spirit.
X Challenge, CO.STARTERS, Te Kōrau and Project Connect offer you valuable opportunities to collaborate, connect, create and succeed.

CO.STARTERS at AUT: business development programme

CO.STARTERS at AUT is our foundation entrepreneurship programme, equipping you with tools you need to take the next step in building a sustainable business.

Te Kōrau business development programme

Te Kōrau builds on the traditional CO.STARTERS business development programme by weaving in Māori worldviews and narratives to give rakahinonga the tools to get your business idea underway.

Project Connect events

Project Connect events give you the chance to hear from the people heading up the strategic and creative implementation of digital technologies and business innovation around the globe.

X Challenge idea competitions

X Challenge runs two competitions each year at AUT. With a programme of support to help you develop your entry, it doesn't matter what stage your idea is at. Plus, there's $30,000 cash and other prizes up for grabs.

Academic course options at AUT

These AUT courses each have a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.