With the professional Certificate for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, participants will learn the critical strategies and skills to successfully launch, manage, and lead innovative programs and organizations of all sizes. You will receive practical, hands-on experience to work more effectively within your current company or to launch your own new venture by choosing one of two flexible areas of emphasis: Innovation or Entrepreneurship. In addition, you'll have access to the support and guidance of our dedicated Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship staff, including access to coaches and subject matter experts from among the top business leaders in the region.
On successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
Admissions and Certificate Requirements from Seattle University's 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
Individual courses below may have additional prerequisites. See the Prerequisites table for details.
Courses may be taken in any order.
|Two required courses (6 credits)||Credits|
|MGMT 5360: Entrepreneurial Strategies and Growth||3|
|MGMT 5370: Business Plan Development||3|
|Choose three electives (9 credits)||Credits|
|BLAW 5305: Legal Issues for New Ventures||3|
|FINC 5300: Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation||3|
|FINC 5315: Entrepreneurial Finance *||3|
|MGMT 5300: Family Owned Business||3|
|MGMT 5315: Community Development and Entrepreneurship Clinic I||3|
|MGMT 5330: Entrepreneurship: Social Enterprise||3|
|MGMT 5340: Business Consulting||3|
|MGMT 5345: Managing Diversity||3|
|MGMT 5365: Management of Change||3|
|MKTG 5310: New Product Development||3|
|MKTG 5345: Social Media Marketing||3|
|MKTG 5350: Creativity and Innovation||3|
|OPER 5310: Project Management and Control||3|
*Note: For students enrolled in the Master of Science in Finance program, FINC 5315 is excluded from the list of eligible electives qualifying for this certificate.
Requirement for certificate: 15 credits
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