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Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises B.S.

Entrepreneurial management focuses on the ability to envision and create new business ventures, identify new opportunities and grow and renew existing businesses in a healthy, productive manner.
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About this Program

  • Display competence in the functional areas of business and their interdependencies.
  • Employ logical, analytical and technological skills in decision making.
  • Develop organizational strategies taking into account internal and external factors.
  • Communicate and interact with others in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrate exemplary personal and professional behaviors and apply knowledge in a selected area of study.
  • Be aware of and engage in a diverse and global society.
  • Evaluate an entrepreneurial business opportunity.
  • Describe key entrepreneurial challenges, such as finance, marketing and growth.

Program Information

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Martin J. Whitman School of Management

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management combines the resources of a large university with small class sizes and highly individualized attention to offer students the best possible learning experience. Students study under the leadership of exceptional faculty members who are highly esteemed world-class scholars and researchers. A diverse, collaborative community, both online and on-campus, the Whitman School provides students with an education that prepares them to become leaders in today’s global business environment.
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Topics covered in the curriculum include the entrepreneurial mind, opportunity identification and verification, financing, venture planning, managing family and closely held enterprises, venture capital, startup challenges, legal issues facing entrepreneurs, creating an entrepreneurial culture and building highly proficient entrepreneurial teams. Students frequently benefit from the expertise of local and national leaders in the field. Students have the opportunity to join the Barbara Glazer Weinstein & Jerome S. Glazer Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community.

Extracurricular Opportunities

Business incubator

The Couri Hatchery

The Couri Hatchery is a dynamic and student-centered coworking space and mentorship program that supports student ventures at every stage—from idea conception to startup, development and growth. The Hatchery provides funding and legal support, hosts business competitions, and sponsors programs and events to support student entrepreneurs.


The Entrepreneurship Club

The Entrepreneurship Club (eClub) is a dynamic and passionate group that brings students, faculty and local businesses together to spread entrepreneurship around the University campus and throughout the Syracuse community. The eClub is dedicated to encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship among Syracuse students and to supporting the needs of students interested in entrepreneurship. Members team up with local entrepreneurs and businesses for entrepreneurship projects, to host guest speakers throughout the semester and to engage in various activities and conferences around the country—learning from those who have been there, done that. 


The Goodman IMPRESS program

The Goodman IMPRESS Program is designed to provide all Whitman undergraduates with the skills and experiences employers seek, including leadership, communications, certifications, global context and industry exploration. All incoming students are placed in one of four “houses.” Within these houses, they experience healthy competition as they develop their extracurricular skills under the direction of four committed and excellent house masters who teach the introductory business course and serve as their first faculty mentor, along with outstanding sophomore and junior peer facilitators.

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