Entrepreneurship plays a vital role in global economic growth and bringing new technologies and services to society. Whether you plan to lead or be part of a team, you’ll learn to imagine opportunities and take action to create value through new ventures.
You can earn the Certificate in Entrepreneurship while enrolled in any degree-granting graduate program at UW-Madison. The curriculum covers financial, legal, and marketing considerations as well as organizational structure and strategies for growth. Start by taking two business courses then customize your program with options across campus that address your interests and career goals.
Customize your certificate based on your interests.
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The focus of the Certificate in Entrepreneurship is on working in new ventures and the business considerations for a startup organization. The Certificate in Strategic Innovation focuses on research, innovation, and product development in existing organizations.
Both certificates emphasize the business context; both can be used to probe sustainability and social-mission goals. Students may earn both certificates by completing unique business courses for each.
There is no additional tuition charge to earn any of the certificates.
Business students pay a tuition surcharge to support the WSB services. Please use the career services for your degree-granting program.
There is no advance registration process.
If you decide not to pursue the certificate, please complete the Withdrawal Form.
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