Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
Transform a promising idea into a successful business venture with the Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. Learn to recognize opportunities, generate innovation and identify untapped market spaces in an ever-changing business landscape.
Through this degree program, you will harness the creativity and big-picture thinking needed to launch your own business or propose change initiatives within existing organizations. This program is specifically tailored to outside-the-box thinkers and strategists looking to
- cause positive social impact with a social venture;
- start a new business;
- take over the management or ownership of an existing business; or
- work as a consultant within an existing high-growth organization.
Receive instruction from Fox faculty members who actively own or have sold successful startup ventures. Develop an appreciation for how and why being an innovator is essential for success within countless business ecosystems.
There are numerous avenues for students to gain real-world experience during the completion of this degree. Coursework is complemented by a required internship as well as opportunities to join student professional organizations. Through Temple’s accelerated programs, particularly motivated students can complete this degree in just three years.
Additionally, through Fox’s renowned Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, students gain access to workshops, conferences and customized mentorships with both faculty and Temple-made entrepreneurs. Collaborative classroom instruction alongside multiple opportunities to obtain additional real world instruction makes this program a perfect fit for entrepreneurially-minded students.
Classes & Curriculum
Students interested in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Major program will complete the following core courses in addition to choosing three elective categories.
- Cost Accounting
- Lean Startup: Fast & Frugal Approaches to High-Impact New Ventures, Product Invention & Innovation
- New Venture Internship: Learning to be a High-Value Employee, Manager or Founder
- Strategic Planning: The Business Plan as a Strategic Tool for Existing Businesses & Entrepreneurs
A diverse faculty brings extensive real-world knowledge to the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management BBA program, with some professors holding more than 25 years of professional experience in relevant fields. Professors have worked closely with such nationally and internationally recognized organizations as Exxon, DuPont, Sony, AT&T, Scott Paper Company, Johnson & Johnson, and Procter & Gamble. They’ve also written and edited for numerous scholarly publications, including the Journal of Management Development, the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of International Management. Among the many awards and honors earned by our faculty are the Musser Leadership Award for Teaching Excellence, the AIB Best Dissertation Award and Fox’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Collectively, our faculty experts have been interviewed by such major media outlets as the Boston Globe, the Harvard Business Review and National Geographic.
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*Klein College of Media and Communication