Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides undergraduates with a broad spectrum of skill sets enabling them to both start, manage and grow a new and/or existing business as well as work in major organizations’ developing new products, procedures and services.  By focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship students get an opportunity to explore new organizational types – profit and non-profit, new and unique solutions to problems and develop necessary skill sets to become an effective consultant.  This concentration emphasizes action-oriented learning and encourages students to not only excel in the classroom but participate in a number of field related activities.  Innovation and entrepreneurship are skill sets necessary for all organizations to grow and flourish.

Coursework

For students who entered GWSB between Fall 2009 – Summer 2014:

BBA: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concentration Required Courses (Fall 2009 Curriculum)

For students entering GWSB beginning Fall 2014 and forward:

BBA: INEN Concentration Required Courses (Fall 2014 Curriculum)

Career Options in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Students who complete the BBA field of concentration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (INEN) should be particularly strong candidates in the job market because of the need for innovative and creative professionals capable of scanning the existing environment and providing decision with viable and alternative solutions to key issues confronting the organization both small and large.  Students who complete this concentration are trained to examine current situations and offer out-of-the-box solutions by employing creativity, innovation and an entrepreneurship focus.  In an age of uncertainty, fast paced decision making, students in this concentration will be exposed to scenarios designed to sharpen their skill in operating in a turbulent environment.  Finally, with the rise of social enterprises, students will be able to apply their skills to assisting socially focused organizations.