Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship Certificate

Build and Grow Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Gain an in-depth understanding of corporate entrepreneurship, venturing, and venture capital to better understand the details of a business or entrepreneurial venture. Students also develop competencies in industries that help map, build, and grow entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Describe how existing organizations can become entrepreneurial
  • Construct a viable business model based on a business idea
  • Create a business case for an idea or new corporate venture
  • Effectively develop and launch a new business or product line
  • Qualify for the 807,300 management occupation jobs expected to be created between 2016 and 2026 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Qualify for roles in business venturing with an average salary of $98,000 (NACE)

Expected completion time: Three 7-week courses, 21 weeks or 1.5 semesters.

Course Descriptions

MGT 5070Managing Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship3 Credits
MGT 5071Ideation, Concept Development and Business Models3 Credits
MGT 5072New Venture Creation3 Credits