The Entrepreneurship Certificate for MBA students is offered through the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ILE) in the Scheller College. This certificate focuses on the skills, knowledge, and attitudes required to successfully start a new venture, participate in an entrepreneurial company, or manage an entrepreneurial unit of a larger corporation.
This certificate is designed to prepare students to work as self-employed individuals, as members of new and/or small businesses, or as members of larger firms that practice entrepreneurial management. This program explores the processes through which new businesses are created and effectively managed.
This certificate is available to MBA students only. Non-business students interested in a certificate program in entrepreneurship should refer to the requirements for the Engineering Entrepreneurship Certificate.
Students must complete three required courses and one elective. Course information is subject to change.
|Required Courses (9 Hours)|
|MGT 6111 - Innovation and Entrepreneurial Behavior OR MGT 6198 Corporate Entrepreneurship for Global Competitiveness
MGT 6789 - Technology Ventures OR MGT 6165 Venture Creation
MGT 6086 - Private Equity & Entrepreneurial Finance
|Electives (3 Hours)|
MGT 4106 - Teams in Organizations
Download the application form
Applications must be emailed during the semester of graduation. Email applications or questions about the certificate to
Opportunities to link course work with emerging high-tech ventures are available through the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) and the Georgia Centers for Advanced Telecommunications Technology (GCATT), Georgia Tech's high-tech business incubators.
ContactFaculty Director, Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ILE) with questions.