MBA Entrepreneurship Concentration Checklist
All concentration information effective for students admitted Fall 2014 or after.
The Entrepreneurship concentration is for students who seek to start their own businesses or work in small businesses with an entrepreneurial focus.
In addition to the required MBA core courses, students completing a concentration in entrepreneurship must successfully complete four entrepreneurship courses (12 credit hours) as outlined below.
The MBA Entrepreneurship concentration requires 12 credit hours (4 courses) of graduate coursework.
Students must complete the following:
|MGMT 556||Starting New Business|
|MGMT 557||Launching an Entrepreneurial Business - Strongly Recommended Prerequisite: MGMT 556|
And two other courses from the following:
|MGMT 503||Managerial/Cost Accounting - Pre- or corequisite: MGMT 502|
|MGMT 516||Entrepreneurial Finance - Prerequisite: MGMT 511|
|MGMT 543||Seminar in Business Tax Planning - Prerequisite: MGMT 502|
|MGMT 568||Creative Leadership and Innovating Organizations - Prerequisite: MGMT 506|
|MGMT 584||Sales Management - Prerequisite: MGMT 522|
|* MGMT 594||Entrepreneurship Special Topics Only|
|MGMT 596||International Entrepreneurship|
* Multiple MGMT 594 sections may be counted toward the concentration requirements as long as the topics are related to Entrepreneurship . MGMT 551 and 552 (independent study) sections covering Entrepreneurship - related topics may count toward the concentration requirements with advance approval. Other electives may be allowed with the approval of the concentration advisor depending on the student’s career goals.
Entrepreneurship Faculty Advisor
- Raj Mahto
- Creative Enterprise Endowed Professor
- Phone: (505) 277-2423
- Office: ASM 2154
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- Bio: Dr. Mahto received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Memphis in 2006 and joined the faculty at UNM in 2008. Professor Mahto has published in a number of Management journals, such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Entrepreneurship, Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of Family and Economics Issues, Family Business Review, Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice, among other publications.
Professor Mahto is in the Editorial Board of Family Business Review and International Entrepreneurship & Management Journal. He is also the Associate Editor of the Journal of Small Business Strategy. Professor Mahto also served as an ad hoc Reviewer for a number of journals such as Family Business Review and Technovation.
He teaches a number of entrepreneurship courses, including New Venture Creation, Family Business, Freshman Entrepreneurship, and Managing and Operating Small, Growing Business.