This certificate is aimed at providing students the knowledge base in entrepreneurship to undertake moving technological expertise or high potential business ideas through the start-up of high growth businesses. The courses are structured to provide extensive conceptual and applied know-how and expertise to those interested in entrepreneurship as well as bringing awareness to the challenges endured by entrepreneurs.
All courses are part of the MBA Concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The certificate will be able to be completed in two to four semesters.
The program requires three hours of required coursework (ENTR 868) and nine hours of elective courses. ENTR 868 should ideally be taken as the last course in the four course sequence. There are no prerequisites for the certificate.
ENTR 868 Developing a Successful Business Plan
ENTR 620 Growing & Managing the Firm
ENTR 805 Technology Entrepreneurship
ENTR 806 New Product Development
ENTR 855 Entrepreneurial Finance
ENTR 869 Corporate Entrepreneurship
ENTR 690/890 Seminar in Special Topics
All courses will be graded. No S/U grading permitted. No grade lower than a B is acceptable. No course substitutions are permitted.
To enroll in the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, students use the same application as if they were enrolling in graduate school. Students select Non-Degree Admission: Category A (code: G42B).