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Entrepreneurship Certificate for MBA Students

The Entrepreneurship Certificate for MBA students is offered through Strategy & Innovation 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 6667 - Strategic Entrepreneurship
MGT 6789 - Technology Ventures OR 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

Download the application form

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.

Applications must be emailed during the semester of graduation. Email applications or questions about the certificate to Area Coordinator and Brady Family Professor, Strategy & Innovation.