Management: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Track, BS

The Management–Entrepreneurship and Innovation concentration combines theory with practice, providing you with the skills and analytic tools to test theories, models, and strategies learned in the classroom on real ventures. Whether you want to start your own business, join a startup, scale a growing venture, or pursue a career in innovation management, the concentration prepares you for a variety of exciting options. Entrepreneurial and innovative skills are actively sought by competitive and profitable growing businesses.

Management Concentration - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Track

MGMT 230Entrepreneurship 11
or MGMT 235
Select three course units of the following:3
Social Entrepreneurship
Market Dynamics and Technical Change
Entrepreneurial Venture Initiation
Strategies and Practices of Family-Controlled Companies
Management of Technology
Consulting to Growth Companies
Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Management
MGMT 265
Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation
The Finance of Buyouts and Acquisitions
Health Care Entrepreneurship
Legal Aspect of Entrepreneurship
Digital Marketing and Electronic Commerce
Idea Generation & the Systematic Approach for Creativity
New Product Development
Scaling Operations in Technology Ventures: Linking Strategy and Execution
Enabling Technologies
Product Design
Real Estate Entrepreneurship
Other Wharton Requirements33
Total Course Units37

MGMT 235 is open to M&T students only.


Students may petition to substitute other courses toward the requirements of the major. Such requests will be expected to demonstrate that the student is pursuing a coherent plan of entrepreneurship and innovation studies at Wharton. Petitions should be sent in writing to the Entrepreneurship and Innovation academic advisor, Nellie Gaynor at Other courses cannot exceed 1.0 cu equivalent of Wharton coursework. Only 1 cu of Independent Study Project or Advanced Student Project including Global Modular Courses or MKTG890, Global Consulting Practicum, can be counted toward the major and must have approval by the department.

Other Wharton Requirements

First-Year Foundations
ECON 010Introduction to Economics for Business 11
MATH 104Calculus, Part I1
or MATH 110 Calculus for Wharton Students
Critical Writing Seminar1
Business Breadth (non-concentration courses)3
Leadership Journey
WH 101Business and You0.5
WH 201Management Communication: Persuasive Speaking and Writing for Business0.5
WH 301Teamwork and Interpersonal Influence0.5
Capstone Course/Project0.5
ACCT 101Accounting and Financial Reporting1
ACCT 102Strategic Cost Analysis1
BEPP 250Managerial Economics1
FNCE 100Corporate Finance1
FNCE 101Monetary Economics and the Global Economy1
LGST 100Ethics and Social Responsibility1
or LGST 101 Law and Social Values
MGMT 101Introduction To Management1
MKTG 101Introduction to Marketing1
OIDD 101An Introduction to Operations, Information and Decisions1
STAT 101Introductory Business Statistics1
STAT 102Introductory Business Statistics1
Global Economy, Business & Society
One course unit required1
Technology, Innovation & Analytics
One course unit required1
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Second semester-level foreign language
General Education Distribution
Select 6 courses with at least 1 course unit in each of the following categories:6
Natural Science, Math & Engineering
Social Science
Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Select 3 courses 23
Unrestricted Electives
Select five courses5
Total Course Units33

For students who take ECON 001 Introduction to Micro Economics and ECON 002 Introductory Economics: Macro in place of ECON 010 Introduction to Economics for Business of these courses can be slotted for ECON 010 on the worksheet. The second course may be used to fulfill a General Education Distribution or Unrestricted Elective requirement.


Two can double-count as General Education Distribution courses. 

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2018 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.