Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Certificate Program
Learn how to transform an inventive idea into a viable business venture or product through the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Certificate Program in the Fox School of Business at Temple University. Geared exclusively toward non-business students, this nine-credit, three-course certificate program offers undergraduates a blend of comprehensive classroom instruction and real-world experience working with successful entrepreneurs through internships, workshops and other opportunities.
This certificate is tailored specifically for innovative thinkers and strategists looking to
- start new businesses;
- take over management or ownership of existing businesses; or
- work as consultants or freelancers.
Through Fox’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, certificate students gain access to workshops and conferences as well as customized mentorships with both faculty and alumni entrepreneurs. You may also connect with the Temple entrepreneurial community, identify opportunities and expand your creativity by joining the student-run Entrepreneurial Students Organization.
As this certificate is open only to non-Business majors, interested Business students can consider the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management minor or a dual major instead.
Classes & Curriculum
Certificate students choose three courses, one from each of the following categories.
- Entrepreneurial thinking elective
- Entrepreneurial management elective
- Entrepreneurial action elective
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Internships & Opportunities
Certificate students have the opportunity to enter the Be Your Own Boss Bowl, one of the nation’s most lucrative pitch competitions for aspiring entrepreneurs. It gives students the chance to discover all aspects of entrepreneurship, from networking to writing strategic business plans.