Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley and Silicon Hills

  • Term: Fall Break (mid-October) and Spring Break (early March)
  • Locations: Austin, TX (Fall break) and San Francisco, CA (Spring break)

Required for all MS-Entrepreneurship students. Designed to introduce students to global entrepreneurial perspectives and cultural differences, this week-long immersive experience during Fall and Spring break includes visits to centers of corporate innovation and business incubators, panel discussions with venture investors, entrepreneurs and small business owners, presentations by government support organizations and networking opportunities.

International Entrepreneurship

Utilizing the case method and requiring students to complete a market-entry report, this course covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, international business, and global strategy.

Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa

Optional: Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) is a 6-week program in the summer where students become consultants and make a difference for micro-ventures in Cape Town, South Africa. EESA is worth 6 credits and is open to on-campus and online MSE students.