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Graduate Courses

MBA with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship

The MBA with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship from SDSU will prepare you to successfully launch your own entrepreneurial ventures. Courses in the entrepreneurship specialization cover topics ranging from family business management, technology commercialization, and product innovation to corporate and international entrepreneurship. Please click on the course titles to the left for a description of each course, its Student Learning Outcomes, and the Faculty who teach each course.

All specialization programs at SDSU are designed around the following Program Level SLOs.

MBA Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Develop the solid foundation in theoretical concepts and managerial skills needed to lead business organizations.
    • Apply concepts and decision models in financial, accounting, statistics, organizational behavior, finance, economics, marketing, and operations management to make business decisions.
  2. Develop an awareness of the legal, ethical, and technological environment in which managers make and implement decisions.
    • Identify and critically analyze salient legal and ethical responsibilities of business issues.
    • Analyze the impact that information technologies have on the functional areas of organizations.
  3. Develop an awareness of economic and cultural environments in which managers make and implement decisions.
    • Evaluate the impact that changes in the domestic and global environment have on the business climate.
    • Identify similarities and differences among cultural environments that impact organizational activities.
  4. Acquire the capacity to formulate and communicate strategies to solve business problems and pursue opportunities.
    • Analyze a business problem in new and unfamiliar circumstances through the integration of relevant disciplines.
    • Formulate strategies to solve business problems and pursue opportunities.
    • Make professional oral presentations.
    • Write clear and effective formal reports

I look for three I's in an employee--integrity, industry and intelligence. Of the three, integrity is the most important.
~ Sol Price, SDSU'34
   Price Club


Passionate about entrepreneurship? Want to give an aspiring student or entrepreneur more fuel?

Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves SDSU students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events. For information browse the Programs section of our website, subscribe to the Lavin Center Calendar and sign up for the Center's Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter. Entrepreneur resources such as the Lavin Center resume guide, marketing and business planning tools and more can be found in the Resources section of our site.

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