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This hands-on concentration pairs masters and Ph.D. student teams with emergent firms dealing with the challenges of growth and competition to produce well-equipped managers with a comprehensive view of an organization and its players.

Full-Time MBA Concentration (12 Hours)

Students learn how to create value by creating new business startups and/or assisting exciting existing new business startups. Using a process-based approach, you learn skills relevant for entrepreneurship as well as intrapreneurship/innovation.


  • MBA 570 – Opportunity Evaluation & Value Creation (3hrs)
  • MBA 571 – High Growth Entrepreneurship (3hrs) *P

Additionally, students are required to take two of the three following courses:

  • MBA 555 – Product Design and Development (4hrs)
  • MBA 572 – Venture Opportunity Analysis Analytics (3hrs) *A
  • MBA 578 – Venture Launch Practicum (3hrs) *P
    (prerequisite MBA 576/MBA 577 or MBA 570/MBA 571
  • MBA 579 – Entrepreneurship Clinic Practicum (3hrs) *P

Practicum courses are marked with *P
Advanced Analytical courses are marked with *A