Rice Business is an internationally recognized leader for cultivating successful entrepreneurs.

Complementing lessons learned in the classroom, Rice Business offers a variety of hands-on and experiential opportunties. As always, if you have questions, just stop by the Liu Idea Lab or schedule office hours. We are here to help you build the skills and mindset you need to be a successful innovator in the workplace or a rock star entrepreneur — whichever you choose.  

 

Course Requirements for Entrepreneurship Concentration

Students must complete at least 12.0 credit hours from the courses below, distributed as indicated.

 

Required Courses (4.5 credits)

  • MGMT 621 The New Enterprise (3.0)

  • MGMP 626 Financing the Startup Venture (1.5)

 

Experiential Learning (Minimum 1.5 credits)

  • MGMT 740 Student Venture Fund: Evaluating Startup Investment Opportunities (3.0)

  • MGMT 760 E-Lab: Venture Capital (1.5 – 3.0)

  • MGMT 761 E-Lab: Enterprise Acquisition Lab (1.5 – 3.0)

  • MGMT 762 E-Lab: New Enterprise (1.5 – 3.0)

  • MGMT 763 E-Lab: Technology (1.5 – 3.0)

  • MGMT 764 E-Lab: Deal Evaluation (1.5 – 3.0)

  • MGMT 766 Healthcare Innovation Entrepreneurship Lab (1.5)

  • MGMT 799 Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship (1.5 – 3.0)

  • MGMT 734 Technology Entrepreneurship (1.5) (Not currently offered)

 

Elective Courses (Minimum 4 courses)

  • MGMT 623 Commercialization in Pharma/Biotech (1.5)

  • MGMT 625 Design Thinking (1.5)

  • MGMT 626 Venture Capital (1.5)

  • MGMT 627 Enterprise Acquisition (1.5)

  • MGMT 633 Roles of Physicians, Scientists, Engineers and MBAs in High-tech Startups (1.5)

  • MGMT 637 Dilemmas in Founding New Ventures (1.5)

  • MGMT 641 Entrepreneurial Strategy (1.5)

  • MGMT 676 Social Enterprise (1.5)

  • MGMT 724 Social Entrepreneurship (1.5)

  • MGMT 725 Intellectual Property Strategy for Entrepreneurs (1.5)

  • MGMT 730 Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship (1.5)

  • MGMT 833 Strategy in Technology Ecosystems (1.5)

  • MGMT 624 Real Estate (1.5) (Not currently offered)

  • MGMT 628 Entrepreneurship in the Energy Industry (1.5) (Not currently offered)

  • MGMT 629 Business Plan Development (1.5) (Not currently offered)

  • MGMT 741 Managing Growth (1.5) (Not currently offered)

 

Other Opportunities

  • MGMT 765 Ignite Entrepreneurship (0.75)