MBA Degree Concentration

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management MBA Degree Concentration

Why pursue an MBA degree in entrepreneurship and innovation?

With an MBA degree in entrepreneurship and innovation, you’ll develop the skills to turn business problems and leadership challenges into opportunities. Learn to challenge conventional wisdom and approach leadership issues with creative solutions based on evidence and sound reasoning. Whether you’re looking to start a business of your own or work as an agent of change within a family business or corporate setting, this degree can prepare you to make crucial business decisions that make a real impact.

The MBA with a concentration in entrepreneurship and innovation can provide you with skills such as:

  • New product planning, strategy, and development
  • Systems analysis & design
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Financial management

Developing this wide-ranging skill set and combining this with the vast network of Drexel LeBow current students and alumni provides students with a unique advantage as they embark on their entrepreneurial endeavors.

What can you do with an MBA in entrepreneurship and innovation?

The entrepreneurship MBA program can prepare students to tackle the unique challenges of starting and running a new business in addition to changing the direction or trajectory of a long-standing company.

Each course in the entrepreneurship and innovation concentration helps you look at business development from a different angle and apply innovation concepts that help you identify key strategizing opportunities.

How long does it take to get an MBA with a concentration in entrepreneurship and innovation?

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Concentration Curriculum

Requirements and Core Coursework

Students pursuing the entrepreneurship and innovation concentration are required to take, at a minimum, two of the following courses:

Course Title Credits
BLAW 620 Legal Aspects of Employment 3
BLAW 646 Legal Issues in New Ventures 3
FIN 635 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
MGMT 640 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
MGMT 655 Knowledge Management 3
MIS 624 E-Commerce Systems I 3
MIS 630 Interact Decision Support Systems 3
MIS 632 Database Analysis and Design for Business 3
MKTG 638 New Product Planning, Strategy, and Development 3

Elective Course Options

Students in the entrepreneurship program must also select one three-credit elective course with options including the following:

Course Title Credits
ECON 614 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 630 International Economics 3
ECON 650 Business & Economic Strategy: Game Theory & Applications 3
FIN 602 Advanced Financial Management 3
FIN 624 Risk Management 3
FIN 640 Mergers and Acquisitions 3
FIN 642 Bus Conditions & Forecast 3
FIN 648 Intl Financial Mgmt 3
FIN 649 Comparative Financial Analysis 3
INTB 632 Economic Analysis of Multinational Corporations 3
INTB 790 Seminar in International Business 3
MKTG 622 Buyer Behavior Theory 3
MKTG 624 Channels of Distribution Management 3
MKTG 630 Global Marketing 3
MKTG 634 Integrated Marketing Communications Management 3
MKTG 646 Services Marketing 3
MKTG 650 Marketing Management Cases and Problems 3
ORGB 640 Negotiations for Leaders 3
OPR 601 Managerial Decision Models and Simulation 3
POM 620 Management of Manufacturing Firms 3
POM 624 Management of Service Firms 3
POM 625 Supply Chain Management 3
STAT 634 Quality and Six-Sigma 3

Drexel LeBow also offers a number of experiential learning courses to provide students with real-world business experience.

Learn about Drexel LeBow’s graduate program admissions requirements for an MBA with a concentration in entrepreneurship and innovation or schedule an appointment with an advisor today.