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Entrepreneurship Certificate
for MBA students

The Entrepreneurship Certificate for MBA students is offered through the Strategy & Innovation academic area. This certificate focuses on learning the skills, knowledge, and attitude required to successfully start a new venture, join an entrepreneurial initiative, or manage an entrepreneurial unit within a larger corporation.

This program explores the processes through which new businesses are created and effectively managed. Certificate curriculum options include strategic entrepreneurship, venture creation, private equity and entrepreneurial finance, and more.  Opportunities for MBA students to link coursework with emerging high-tech ventures are available through the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), the Technology Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER) program, and the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL-Atlanta)

This certificate is available to MBA students only. 

Undergraduate students interested in earning a certificate should refer to the Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Certificate. Non-business graduate students should refer to the Engineering Entrepreneurship Certificate

Students must complete three required courses and one elective. Course information is subject to change.

Required Courses (9 Hours)
MGT 6667 - Strategic Entrepreneurship
MGT 6165 Venture Creation
MGT 6086 - Private Equity & Entrepreneurial Finance
Electives (3 Hours)
MGT 6056 - E-Commerce
MGT 6059 - Analysis of Emerging Technologies
MGT 6066 - Corporate Restructuring
MGT 6110 - Negotiation and Conflict
MGT 6308 - Strategic Brand Management
MGT 6311 - Digital Marketing
MGT 6326 - Collaborative Product Development
MGT 6663 - Technology Strategy
MGT 6664 - Managing Innovation

Visit OSCAR to view electives currently offered and for course descriptions

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Application Process

Application forms must be filled out and emailed during the semester of graduation. Email completed application forms or questions about the certificate to Area Coordinator and Brady Family Professor, Strategy & Innovation.

Download the Application Form

 The groundbreaking of Scheller College of Business at the newly purchased Tech Square on September 6, 2001. l-r Terry Blum (Scheller College of Business Dean), President Wayne Clough, Polly Poole, Dot Poole, Gary Jones.