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Entrepreneurship & Venture Management

Entrepreneurs are individuals who take initiative and assume risk in creating new businesses or in developing innovative improvements for existing ones. Entrepreneurship and Venture Management has many facets. it may involve revitalizing mature organizations or starting new businesses (referred to as a startup company). Entrepreneurs can also work in the social and political sectors. Entrepreneurial activities are different depending on the type of organization. Entrepreneurship ranges in scale from solo projects to major undertakings creating many job opportunities. Many kinds of organizations now exist to support individuals interested in entrepreneurship and venture management, including specialized government agencies, business incubators, science parks, and some NGOs.

Career Opportunities

  • Self-Employed Owner/Operator
  • Family Business Manager
  • Start-Up Manager
  • Insurance Sales
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Product Manager
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst
  • Business Development Manager
  • Small Business Consultant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Marketing Specialist

Related Skills

  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Intrinsically motivated
  • Organized and analytical
  • Able to solve problems
  • Understanding of business processes
  • Advertising, promotion, packaging, selling
  • Independent and focused
  • Confident and creative
  • Innovative and optimistic

Hiring Institutions

  • Communications
  • Consulting
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Transportation
  • Automotive
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food Products
  • High Tech Systems
  • Energy

Career Paths of Recent Graduates

Related Websites

Price College of Business
Forbes Magazine
Fortune Magazine
Inc. Magazine
The Wall Street Journal Center for Entrepreneurs
The National Venture Capital Association
Entrepreneurs' Organizations
Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) Price College of Business, School of Entrepreneurship & Venture Management