Identify growth opportunities. Launch a new business venture. Lead a new business unit and drive growth within an organization. Test yourself in the real world beyond the classroom.
Whether you're starting a company from scratch, launching a new division in an established organization, or seeking to invest in new ventures, entrepreneurial skills are crucial to identifying and evaluating the factors that will make your undertaking a success.
Georgia Tech's leading-edge entrepreneurship curriculum integrates all areas of business and takes students beyond the classroom, allowing them to test themselves in real-world settings.
Through Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute and their Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) program, students get the practical tools and experiences to start, finance and manage their own business, or to embark into technology entrepreneurship and social sector entrepreneurship careers.
Electives explore the processes through which new businesses are created and effectively managed. Courses are designed to prepare students to work as self-employed individuals, members of new and/or small businesses, or for larger firms that practice entrepreneurial management.
Partial List of Courses
Collaborative Product Development (MGT 6326)
Introduces tools and concepts linking development to strategy, and for managing the development process for speed, efficiency, and market impact.
Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity (MGT 6086)
Teaches current and future managers/entrepreneurs to use financial perspectives in the value creation and enhancement process from the viewpoint of users and suppliers of capital and other stakeholders.
Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (MGT 8803)
Exposes students to current trends in social entrepreneurship to expand their knowledge and understanding of how they may integrate social entrepreneurship into the professional, and personal arenas of their lives.
Technology Ventures (MGT 6789)
Improve your ability to assess the attractiveness of a new venture, anticipate the problems likely to be encountered as the business evolves and predict its success or failure.
Is this a heavily quantitative program?
The core curriculum of any MBA program tends to be quantitative in nature. Our program is no more so than others.
What's the typical academic background of students in your program?
There is none. We have a wide variety of students with different academic and professional backgrounds.
How do students with non-technical backgrounds perform?
Students from all academic and professional backgrounds that are innovative and hard working excel in our program.
Do I have to declare a concentration?
You do not have to declare a concentration and you may customize your curriculum by choosing electives from a variety of academic areas.