MBA@UNC’s Entrepreneurship MBA concentration prepares aspiring business leaders with the skills and confidence they need to make their business a lasting success. From discovering new ventures to managing technology to directing corporate strategies, entrepreneurs need expertise in a broad spectrum of specialty topics in order to thrive in today’s competitive business environment.

A Curriculum That Fosters Innovation

MBA@UNC provides students with the resources, support and community necessary for their ideas to grow. The highly flexible nature of the online Entrepreneurship concentration allows aspiring entrepreneurs to choose from a wide range of elective courses and tailor their academic experience to align with their professional goals.

Students learn how to apply core principles to their own business plans, including new venture discovery, corporate strategy for entrepreneurs, innovation and social entrepreneurship in developing economies, managing business innovation and technology management. The skills students acquire in these MBA entrepreneurship electives enable them to identify potentially lucrative and financially viable enterprise opportunities, refine and develop their strategies to secure venture capital funding and other sources of revenue, and expand their initial business vision over time.

In addition to its innovative approach to instruction and collaboration, MBA@UNC provides aspiring business owners with unparalleled access to experienced entrepreneurs who can help guide, mentor and advise them on various aspects of their career development. Students can take advantage of resources, opportunities and connections offered by the renowned UNC Center for Entrepreneurial Studies., as well as network with other aspiring and accomplished business owners. This commitment to cultivating leadership qualities in our students begins during their time in the program and continues throughout their careers as they form lasting connections to the UNC Alumni Association. 

Suggested Electives

MBA@UNC enables entrepreneurs to tailor their educational experience by selecting any combination of available elective courses. Recommended elective courses for the Entrepreneurship concentration are: