Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Begin Admitting in Fall 2023.

The certificate focuses on how to be an agent of change in business by managing entrepreneurial and innovative activities in established and emerging organizations. Entrepreneurship and innovation processes are crucial to economic improvement and social change across all industries and organizations. Students will learn basic management principles that are known from academic research and will implement these principles through actual experience with their own new venture ideas or with those of live clients. The certificate will prepare students to: launch their own business in an industry of their preference, consult with clients across a range of business and industry contexts, and/or to be a innovative change agent in an established business organization. Emphasis is on the general manager's perspective of balancing revenues and expenses to effectively create profitability for the organization.

Principles Courses (Choose at least 6 credit hours)
MANGMT 7730 New Business Planning and Management *3
MANGMT 7760 Demystifying the Management of Venture Financings, IPOs, and Direct Listings *3
MANGMT Corporate Entrepeneurship *3
MANGMT 8510Project Management1-3
Application Courses (Choose at least 3 credit hours)
MANGMT 7761 Design Thinking for Business Innovation *3
MANGMT 7740 Facilitation of Entrepreneurship and Innovation *3
MANGMT 8200Commercialization of Life Science Innovations3
Free Choice (Choose last 3 credit hours from either of two categories above)3