MBA in Entrepreneurship

Online MBA in Entrepreneurship

Are you ready and willing to take on new ventures in business? An entrepreneur assumes responsibility for the risks inherent in any new enterprise. With an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Forbes School of Business® at Ashford University, you will be armed with the tools you need to manage risks while confronting businesses' biggest challenges. Through three specific courses of the Entrepreneurship specialization, you will be equipped to launch and foster new business enterprises or assume entrepreneurial leadership positions in existing organizations. You will increase interpersonal and management skills while developing a wide range of expertise in finance, accounting, economics, quality improvement, risk management, new capital generation, law, strategic planning, statistical reasoning, and organizational management.

Earn your MBA with Entrepreneurship specialization online

Never stop taking on the challenges of earning an entrepreneurship focused degree. This specialization allows you to develop a business plan, build capital, and prepare for launch while earning your online entrepreneurship focused degree. Get started today.

What is an MBA in Entrepreneurship?

An MBA in Entrepreneurship is a Master of Business Administration that specializes in practical entrepreneurial business management and innovation. Given the foundation of a general MBA, a focus on entrepreneurship delves further into topics integral to business ownership like business strategy, business ethics, problem solving, leadership, interpersonal management, strategic planning, finance, accounting, risk management, economics, and decision-making. An MBA in Entrepreneurship can be used to potentially launch new businesses, improve existing businesses, and develop entrepreneurial leadership roles within organizations across multiple industries.

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Entrepreneurship MBA Courses

(9 credits, each course is 3 credits)

To achieve your MBA in Entrepreneurship, you must complete these three courses of the Entrepreneurship specialization in addition to the core MBA courses.

BUS 604 New Business Venture Management
This course focuses on the important aspects of starting a new business enterprise with emphasis on the challenges faced by the entrepreneur in initiating a business venture and directing its early development. The course also addresses the process of forming business ventures, the identification and evaluation of new venture opportunities, and the development of appropriate entry strategies.

BUS 605 Venture Capital and Private Equity
This course will examine the role of finance and the formation of financial strategies needed to support each phase of the business start-up. Sources of equity and debt capital along with entry strategies such as franchising and acquisition are examined. Alternative working capital, capital structure, and investment strategies unique to the start-up are presented.

BUS 696 Strategic Thinking for Entrepreneurs
This course focuses on application of key strategic and managerial approaches necessary entrepreneurs to implement the strategy for a start-up or business takeover enterprise. It examines and discusses how entrepreneurial firms develop and implement innovative business plans, create functional operations, and incorporate technology strategies. Emphasis is placed on the vision of the firm, the strategic planning process, and strategic management. The final component is the generation of a business plan as a capstone project.

If this online MBA specialization fits your personal goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.