Graduate Courses for Business Students

Business students wishing to acquire skills in advance entrepreneurship topics such as valuation, lean startups and financing new ventures should consider enrollment in ENTR 750/830: New Venture Creation. Students interested in honing their general management skills as well as acquiring direct client interaction experience should consider enrollment in MGMT 885/831: Business Consulting. For Masters of Accounting students pursuing the Advisory track, Business Consulting is a required course.

ENTR 850 Advanced Entrepreneurship
This course will focus on identifying and evaluating the business opportunity, the strategies to be developed and implemented as well as entrepreneurial capabilities required for marketplace success. Development of a robust and compelling business concept will be emphasized. Analyses of the industry, competition, the new business points of strategic leverage, creation of an effective business model and funding strategies will be studied. Financing the new venture, sourcing and structuring the required deal capital will be explored and attention to managing rapid growth and exit strategies will be provided.
Spring 2018 (ENTR 850) Advanced Entrepreneurship
MW 9:30-10:45AM
Instructor: Meyer Jr, Wallace W
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MGMT 885 Business Consulting
Through experiential learning using live consulting assignments, students will achieve understanding clarity of the linkage between models and theories studied in the classroom and application in the field; direct interaction with clients at sophisticated corporate organizations; and first hand experience in addressing significant business challenges with impactful and strategically correct solutions. Students will enhance their team and leadership skill capabilities through interaction with other team members. This course is not open to students with credit in MGMT 485.

Spring 2018 (MGMT 885) Business Consulting
MW 12:30-2:15PM
Instructor: Meyer Jr, Wallace W
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Graduate Courses for Non-Business Students

Graduate students pursuing non-business degrees have several choices: they can enroll in either of the two courses identified above or they may consider pursuing a Certificate in Entrepreneurship which includes a four course sequence. For further details, please visit our Certificate in Entrepreneurship page. Non-business students wishing to explore developing and commercializing their own inventions and students wishing to enter the KU Catalyst, KU’s new student-business accelerator, are advised to enroll in ENTR 750/830: New Venture Creation. Address questions on either program to Wally Meyer.


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