- NJ Business Education: Seton Hall University Stillman School of Business Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
- NJ Business Education: Fairleigh Dickinson University Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies
- NJ Business Education: Rider University College of Business Administration Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
- NJ Business Education: NJIT School of Management
NJ Business Education: Stevens Institute of Technology Howe School of Technology Management
NJ Business Education: Rutgers Business School Newark & New Brunswick
Seton Hall University
NJ Business Education: Stillman School of Business Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
South Orange, New Jersey
NJ Business Education: The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies was created in 2003 to raise student awareness of self-employment as a career option. The Center fosters the collaboration of faculty, students, alumni and entrepreneurs to engage in activities and projects that advance hands-on entrepreneurial learning at the Stillman School. The Center is integral to the Stillman School's mandate to prepare students for careers in the 21st century by acknowledging the growing importance of entrepreneurship in the U.S. and global economy.
Over 50 entrepreneurs visit the South Orange campus each academic year to speak to students and faculty in classrooms and at extracurricular events such as the Distinguished Entrepreneur Lecture Series.
CERTIFICATES in ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES
The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, through the Department of Management, offers two Certificate programs: The NJ Business Education: Undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurial Studies and the NJ Business Education: Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurial Studies. Both are 12-credit programs, comprised of four, three-credit courses. The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies is offering two new scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students studying entrepreneurship. The scholarships are funded through an endowment created by the generous support of alumni and friends of the Seton Hall University Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies
Madison, New Jersey
Part of the Silberman College of Business since 1989, the mission of the Rothman Institute is to teach and support entrepreneurship and innovation in the academic, business and nonprofit communities. An outstanding entrepreneurship curriculum taught by an excellent faculty has helped make the NJ Business Education: academic program among the top 20 in the nation. In addition, our innovative NJ Business Education: outreach programs help people succeed in their new or growing ventures as well as in their corporations or organizations.
The Silberman College of Business offers one of the most highly regarded, most comprehensive entrepreneurship curriculums in the country. The Department of Entrepreneurial Studies and Marketing offers a major in entrepreneurship on the undergraduate level as well as a concentration option for business management majors. On the graduate level, it offers an MBA in entrepreneurship and a Post-MBA certificate in entrepreneurship.
College of Business Administration Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
NJ Business Education: The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies' mission is to help busines students discover and nurture their entrepreneurial potential for the creation of new ventures and the enhancement of their entrepreneurial spirit. It offers an interdisciplinary major and concentration, which draws upon courses offered in the different departments of the College of Business. The department's two key learning objectives for this major are to Encourage Entrepreneurial Thinking by helping students recognize and evaluate new venture opportunities and to Build Professional Skills important to starting and managing a new venture.
The Entrepreneurial Studies Program also includes a NJ Business Education: Student Venture Fund where Rider provides seed money to Seniors to create their own ventures while earning their degree; offers an Advisory Board of entrepreneurs who can guide SVE students; and also runs NJ Business Education: Student Competitions within the NJ Business Education: Small Business Institute and for Student Entrepreneur of the Year. Students may also participate in the NJ Business Education: Student Entrepreneurs Club.
The NJ Business Education: NJIT School of Management offers an excellent business education and is included in the ranking of the top 300 Best Business Schools for 2006 and 2007 by the Princeton Review. It also is one of a limited number of business schools accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the top national accreditation body for management education. The program combines the fundamentals of business -- such as accounting, finance, marketing, and operations management -- with technological know-how in a dynamic learning environment. The business program also integrates skills crucial to succeed in the ever-evolving digital economy, including information systems and e-commerce. Qualified students can combine their BS in Business studies with an accelerated MBA or MS degree.
The School also offers MBA and Executive MBA programs and in the fall of 2008 new degree programs in *enterprise management *will be offered at the undergraduate and graduate level. The NJ Business Education: NJIT Small Business Institute Program is part of a national program of small business consulting services designed to match graduate students' interests with small manufacturing firms' needs for assistance in management, marketing, and business analysis through individualized consulting services. Students also can intern at entrepreneurial firms through the NJ Business Education: Kaufman Entrepreneurial Internship Program and in conjunction with the NJIT high technology business incubator (NJ Business Education: Enterprise Development Center ), students are provided with year round employment and academic capstone project opportunities. The EDC's monthly MEG meetings and counseling services are available to students and faculty that are interested in starting up a business.
Stevens Institute of Technology
NJ Business Education: Howe School of Technology Management
Hoboken, New Jersey
The NJ Business Education: Howe School of Technology Management at Stevens Institute of Technology continues the Stevens family's tradition of technology-based innovation by providing outstanding education, research and corporate outreach in Entrepreneurship.
Stevens offers a comprehensive curriculum in Entrepreneurship, including an NJ Business Education: Entrepreneurship Minor and a unique undergraduate program in NJ Business Education: Business & Technology . Stevens undergraduate students must also complete a NJ Business Education: Senior Design Project with gives them the opportunity to create new technology and explore how it can best be commercialized. Stevens also offers a broad array of graduate level programs in Technology Management, including a NJ Business Education: Master of Science in Management with Technology Commercialization Concentration and a NJ Business Education: Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurial Information Technology .
Stevens does ground breaking research in Entrepreneurship through its NJ Business Education: Consortium for Corporate Entrepreneurship and its NJ Business Education: Environmental Entrepreneurship Lab .
The annual NJ Business Education: Entrepreneurial Forum Series brings together researchers, inventors, entrepreneurs and established firms to explore emerging commercialization opportunities in high-tech areas. Through the Forum Series, Stevens creates an environment where all participants can interact with outstanding faculty and draw upon the teaching and research resources of the Howe School.
Finally, Stevens is a leader in the field of Academic Entrepreneurship. The Stevens NJ Business Education: Office of Academic Entrepreneurship seeks to redefine the traditional university-industry technology transfer process by creating an unconventional entrepreneurial environment. The Office seeks to establish an open system in which partners with diverse backgrounds combine their complementary expertise to create technological innovations that lead to successful technology ventures. The Office of Academic Entrepreneurship is currently nurturing several Stevens NJ Business Education: Technology Venture Companies.
Rutgers Business School Newark & New Brunswick
The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED)
Newark, New Jersey
The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) is the first center of its kind in the nation to integrate scholarly works with private capital, government, and non-profit sectors to develop citywide resources and bring renewed economic growth and vitality through urban entrepreneurship. We promote and foster a new generation of urban entrepreneurs who actively seek socially conscious urban renaissance.
CUEED's economic development initiatives focus on assisting entrepreneurs to sustain and grow their businesses and thus create wealth within their communities. Currently we have the following initiatives available for entrepreneurs: Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative, Social Entrepreneurship Statewide Initiative
The Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative (EPI) is a comprehensive program developing entrepreneurs in New Jersey that invests in the human and social capital of first generation entrepreneurs. Selected participants receive intensive training to help them grow their business, individual and group counseling, financial guidance, and networking opportunities. Applications are generally due in March each year. To apply visit our website.
Social Entrepreneurship Statewide Network
To increase the social entrepreneurship capital of New Jersey, CUEED has developed the New Jersey Urban Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (NJUEDI). A component of NJUEDI is the Social Entrepreneurship Statewide Initiative. The Social Entrepreneurship Statewide Initiative is composed of the following two programs, New Jersey Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summits and NJ Social Innovation Institute. In order to raise the profile of social entrepreneurship, social innovation, and social business in New Jersey we will hosts three events that bring current and aspiring social entrepreneurs, supporters of social entrepreneurship, and interested foundation program officers, social investors, and government officials together to discuss, engage, and collaborate to improve the future of New Jersey. The NJ Social Innovation Institute is designed to help nascent social entrepreneurs to develop their venture ideas into business plans and investment proposals. For more information about CUEED, please visit our website.