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Sunday, June 16th 2019

Corporate Entrepreneurship (MGT745)

MBA with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship

Course Description

This course will give you the skills to evaluate new venture opportunities to be pursued by an existing firm, understand the enablers and inhibitors of innovation within the corporation, and distinguish the difference between corporate entrepreneurship and startup.


  1. Evaluate a new venture opportunity that could be pursued by an existing organization.
  2. Develop a plan for selling the new venture idea within the corporate decision making and resource allocation hierarchy.
  3. Articulate the key roles played by various individuals within the organization who can support corporate new venture initiatives.
  4. Give examples of key enablers and inhibitors of corporate innovation.
  5. Differentiate between the challenges faced by corporate entrepreneurs and startup entrepreneurs.

Alex DeNoble
Ricardo Dos Santos

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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