Learn how to research, analyze and develop new business opportunities with a Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from Southern New Hampshire University. Explore strategies and models for launching and operating consultancy businesses and critically evaluate existing and potential franchise businesses. You'll gain practical strategic knowledge and business skills based on sound theory and best practices being used by today's best companies and most successful entrepreneurs.
Designed for budding entrepreneurs, current business owners and corporate executives, the MBA in Entrepreneurship is one of the most affordable MBAs in the nation and can be completed in just over a year. With courses offered on campus and online, this program blends the best of both worlds by bringing together the convenience of online with the advantages of a physical campus. The coursework by design is readily applicable to your real-world challenges. You'll develop projects that serve your business needs while simultaneously becoming a stronger, more capable leader.
Not available for international students.
In the entrepreneurship MBA program, you'll learn from business professionals with specialized experience in their given disciplines. Many are adjunct instructors who currently practice their trades full-time and are able to offer timely insight into entrepreneurial ventures. Through your traditional MBA courses and entrepreneurship courses, you'll gain a unique perspective on evaluating risk and capitalizing on business opportunities. You'll also learn how to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your entrepreneurship MBA at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
Employees with a master's degree earn 18% more on average than those with only a bachelor's degree, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are also significantly less likely to be unemployed.
By earning an entrepreneurship MBA degree, you'll have the flexibility to apply what you learn to launch a company or advance in your current position. No matter what direction you choose, you can feel confident that you established a solid foundation to build on and grow.
Southern New Hampshire University’s MBA in Entrepreneurship provides an examination of how to research and analyze new business ventures along with a foundation of time-tested business strategies. Through core courses in subjects such as strategic management, information technology and quantitative analysis for decision-making, along with concentrated courses in entrepreneurship, you’ll gain a well-rounded skillset that can be applied in any industry. Those with non-business academic backgrounds may be required to take foundation courses.
This course is a study of entrepreneurship and small businesses from a management standpoint and includes the analysis of research, marketing, taxes, forms of business, capital and venture capital opportunities. Students complete a real- world project or Small Business Institute consultancy.
Students examine consulting, from defining what a consultant is to analyzing the problems and expenses involved in starting a consulting business. Topics include promotion, establishment of a client list, computers that support consulting and contracts.
Topics include research, analysis, evaluation, financing and legal requirements of existing and potential franchises. Also included are methodologies of the franchise agreement, the operating manual, the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC), and research and marketing theory and practice. Students prepare a research paper based on a real or proposed franchise. The course also examines international franchising. Background preparation: 3 credit hours in marketing and business law or the equivalent.
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