Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

For students pursuing their dream job, eager to change the world, or launching their own unique ventures, mastering innovation and developing an entrepreneurial mindset is critical. The student journey through Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses includes jumpstarting their creativity, discovering passion, developing entrepreneurial skills and building valuable connections that will serve students long after they graduate.
A Future in Innovation and EntrepreneurshipThe skills and competencies gained in an Entrepreneurship concentration are vital for the success of any business or organization. These courses also provide customized paths for students wishing to specialize in venture creation or intrapreneurship. Students will develop core capabilities of idea generation, opportunity recognition, sales, business development and product management. Entrepreneurship students will learn to shape entrepreneurial opportunities, assess financial feasibility, develop a unique business model, while living the entrepreneurial experience.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship offers many career opportunities:
Entrepreneur - Pursue your passion, find a need in the marketplace and develop a venture meet it. Work with investors, employees, partners and, most importantly, users, to create real value.

Intrapreneur - Work within an organization to develop new social, economic and environmental practices that ultimately create new value for customers, employees, stakeholders and the market. Intrapreneurship within organizations help them provide new value in an ever changing marketplace.
Student ClubsEnactus is an international organization that connects student, academic and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities. Students are given the opportunity to participate in highly valuable experiential learning opportunities that significantly sets them apart from the average graduating student. At the end of each year, Enactus teams from around the globe compete in Regional, National, and Global Expositions to showcase how they are transforming lives and enabling progress through their entrepreneurial action.Further EducationThe Bachelor of Business Administration prepares you for graduate studies, including Master of Business Administration programs.

Contact an on-campus innovation and entrepreneurship mentor:
Drop-in: Slate Innovation Lab, EB3121, Office A and B

Call: 403.440.5591