Weekend MBA

Entrepreneurship

Whether you plan to launch or consult with startups, invest in new ventures, or apply entrepreneurship and innovation frameworks to your future career in any industry, Chicago Booth’s MBA concentration in entrepreneurship provides the tools and experience to lead with confidence.

Booth’s innovative entrepreneurship curriculum is taught by world-class faculty who are leading researchers and seasoned practitioners. Our interdisciplinary approach combines classroom courses in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and business with exciting experiential programs and competition courses. Students consult with real-world companies, develop business ideas in experiential lab classes, and apply classroom learning to competitions and internships within the entrepreneurial community.

By competing in the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC), one of the nation’s top-ranked accelerator programs, you can gain first-hand experience as an entrepreneur. Be part of a team that identifies a marketplace problem, offers a potential solution to that problem, and turns that idea into a viable business. Run by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago, the NVC has helped launch more than 330 startup companies to date.


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