Carnegie Mellon University

MBA Entrepreneurship Concentration

The Entrepreneurship concentration is designed to provide MBA students with the tools, experiences, and support necessary to facilitate development as a leader and innovator in your chosen field or industry. In sync with Carnegie Mellon’s interdisciplinary strengths, students collaborate closely with faculty, researchers and other students at our top-ranked programs including engineering, product development, computer science, robotics, and design.

The curriculum combines theory with practice through a mix of coursework, hands-on venture capital exposure, corporate consulting and close interaction with a world-class faculty, all having successful VC or entrepreneurial backgrounds.

Some of the courses in this concentration include Entrepreneurial Alternatives, Lean Entrepreneurship, and Funding Early Stage Ventures

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem @ CMU

CMU has one of the world’s most robust and valuable entrepreneurial ecosystems. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends represent some of history’s most successful entrepreneurs and the concentration takes full advantage of CMU’s reputation and resources via the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship. More than 260 companies have been launched since 2008 and CMU entrepreneurs have raised over $1 billion in capital since 2011.

Course Spotlight: Lean Entrepreneurship

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