The Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management teaches the fundamentals of business while placing emphasis on entrepreneurship theory and practice. It is the perfect complement to ANY undergraduate degree, whether you want to start a business or quickly advance in your field.
This program is available to on-campus, as well as online through UI’s Division of Continuing Education.
To earn the Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management, students must successfully complete 18-20 semester hours of course work and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in all course work. Students interested in taking entrepreneurship courses should start with ENTR:2000 (06T:120) Entrepreneurship and Innovation; this class is open to students who have completed 30 semester hours. Non-business students are required to take ENTR:1000 (06T:050) Foundations in Entrepreneurship or its equivalent either prior to, or concurrent with, ENTR:2000 (06T:120) or ENTR:3520 (06T:125).
Required core courses:
- ENTR:2000 (06T:120) Entrepreneurship and Innovation*
- ENTR:3100 (06T:133) Entrepreneurial Finance
- ENTR:3200 (06T:134) Entrepreneurial Marketing
- ENTR:4400 (06T:150) Managing the Growth Business
*Students may substitute ENTR:3520 (06T:125) New Ventures in the Arts for ENTR:2000 (06T:120); check ISIS for co-requisite requirements.
Electives courses (choose 2):
- ENTR:3595 (06T:144) Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness I
- ENTR:3300 (06T:145) Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
- ENTR:3400 (06T:146) Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation
- ENTR:3500 (06T:147) Social Entrepreneurship
- ENTR:3600 (06T:148) E-commerce Strategies for Entrepreneurs
- ENTR:4450 (06T:151) Professional Sports Management
- ENTR:4460 (06T:152) Entrepreneurship & Global Trade
- ENTR:4510 (06T:155) Arts Leadership Seminar
- ENTR:4000 (06T:190) Seminar in Entrepreneurship: Real Estate
- ENTR:4100 (06T:191) Practicum in Entrepreneurship
- ENTR:4200 (06T:192) Entrepreneurship: Business Consulting
- ENTR:4600 (06T:193) Advanced Venture Finance
- ENTR:4300 (06T:194) Advanced Business Planning
- ENTR:4900 (06T:199) Academic Internship
TECHNOLOGICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE
Through our partnership with College of Engineering, engineering students can receive the Technological Entrepreneurship Certificate along with your engineering degree. The program enables students to study the entrepreneurial process as it relates to technology. It not only serves students who intend to start and operate their own business, but it also helps any student interested in gaining a better understanding of business and innovation. The wide range of electives permits students to tailor business courses best suited for their individual interests.
Visit the College of Engineering for more information.
CERTIFICATE IN PERFORMING ARTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The Division of Performing Arts in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has partnered with the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center in the Tippie College of Business to offer a joint Certificate in Performing Arts Entrepreneurship. This program is designed for students who intend to start their own business in the arts as well as those interested in gaining a better understanding of the entrepreneurial process as it relates to performing arts. The unique curriculum provides a venue for developing the skills necessary to be strong, creative contenders in the competitive field of the performing arts.
Visit the Division of Performing Arts for more information.