Center for Entrepreneurship

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The Center for Entrepreneurship at Ohio University launches a new era of entrepreneurial education and support, University-based technology commercialization and regionally-focused business development in Southeast Ohio. A partnership between the College of Business and Voinovich School of Public Affairs, the Center builds upon longstanding efforts at the University and throughout the region to provide entrepreneurial education, business assistance and investment capital for entrepreneurs and businesses. The Center supports a culture of entrepreneurship throughout the University and region and provides access to entrepreneurial resource networks to help businesses get started and grow. Imagine the possibilities.

Our Programs

Academic Curriculum
Applied Learning Opportunities
Business Assistance and Capital Access

Major in Entrepreneurship

Core Courses:
Theories of Entrepreneurship
Organizational Behavior
Ideation and Business Models
Entrepreneurial Accounting
Entrepreneurial Business Consulting

Other Courses:
Business plan Design

International Market Assessment and Entry
Technology Commercialization
Entrepreneurial Leadership
Entrepreneurial Sales

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Core Courses:
Creativity and Innovation Management
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial Business Consulting
Select two electives that are relevant to the student's subject of interest and provided by host college


StartUp Weekend competition Oct. 18-20, 2013
Venture Cafe Series
: Student Entrepreneurship at OU Sept. 17, 2013
                              Best Practices Series Nov. 20, 2013
"Idea Pitch" competition at the Student Innovation Expo, April 10, 2014
Innovation Challenge led by Scripps College of Communication, April 21, 2014
Guest Lecture Series: November 18, 2013 featuring: celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week
                                February 24, 2014 featuring: Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of reddit.com  

Organizations in Entrepreneurship

OU Entrepreneurs club
Entrepreneurship fraternity chapter, Epsilon Nu Tau

Imagine the possibilities: earn your major, earn your certificate and graduate with real-world experience and perhaps even start your own company!

For more information, call 740-597-2700