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MBA Entrepreneurship Concentration Checklist

All concentration information effective for students admitted Fall 2014 or after.

Concentration Overview

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.

Concentration Requirements

The MBA Entrepreneurship concentration requires 12 credit hours (4 courses) of graduate coursework.

Required Courses

Students must complete the following:

MGMT 556Starting New Business
MGMT 557Launching an Entrepreneurial Business - Strongly Recommended Prerequisite: MGMT 556

And two other courses from the following:

MGMT 503Managerial/Cost Accounting - Pre- or corequisite: MGMT 502
MGMT 516Entrepreneurial Finance - Prerequisite: MGMT 511
MGMT 543Seminar in Business Tax Planning - Prerequisite: MGMT 502
MGMT 568Creative Leadership and Innovating Organizations - Prerequisite: MGMT 506
MGMT 584Sales Management - Prerequisite: MGMT 522
* MGMT 594Entrepreneurship Special Topics Only
MGMT 596International 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
  • Raj Mahto
  • Creative Enterprise Endowed Professor
    Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
  • 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.

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