Department of Management
New from Spring 2020: Center for Entrepreneurship
MSU Denver and the College of Business are proud to announce the opening of the Center for Entrepreneurship!
This is the culmination of years of work educating and helping entrepreneurs—with our graduates creating businesses in fields from food trucks and unmanned aircraft to home healthcare and chocolate.
Looking for a major in Entrepreneurship, or an entrepreneurship concentration within a more traditional major in Management? Whether you're a student at MSU Denver or already have a degree, how about a certificate in Entrepreneurship? That's possible here.
In addition to offering you a strong foundation in general business classes such as accounting, management, marketing, and finance, you will also acquire in-class and in-person knowledge and skills specifically related to launching your own enterprise. Through internships, case studies, projects that connect you to Denver businesses, and a university culture that inspires entrepreneurship, our programs will give you the tools to run with your ideas.
Questions? Want to get involved? Contact us.
Fall 2020 Launch Denver
The Fall 2020 Launch Denver Program
Apply by September 11, 2020
Starts September 23, 2020
Ends November 18 2020
Graduation is November 18, 2020
Overview of Launch Denver
Launch Denver is a joint project between MSU Denver's Center for Entrepreneurship and three Denver Area Rotary clubs: the Rotary Cub of Denver, Westminster 7:10 Club, and Jeffco Golden Rotary Club
MSU Denver's Center for Entrepreneurship provides 9 weeks of training with an orientation and a graduation ceremony that trains potential entrepreneurs on how to launch their business idea.
The program trained 15 participants in the Fall of 2019 and 9 participants in the Spring of 2020.
The Rotary Cub of Denver provides Rotary Club members and members from the community to serve the Launch Denver Graduates as mentors. Each mentor is assigned one or two mentees and provides assistance to take their businesses forward.
The program is built on Launch Your City and Launch Raleigh models.
The program is open to MSU Denver students, faculty, staff alumni and people from the business community.
Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Council
The Advisory Council consists of community members who are experienced in the field of entrepreneurship and are willing to spend time and energy providing assistance to the Center with respect to Center activities. They bring a broad range of experience and expertise to the Center.
Center Community Events
The Center hosts a number of community events to enhance entrepreneurship in the community.
Future events include: a proposed event including Female Entrepreneurs in the Fall of 2020 and an event on Socially conscious and Sustainable Businesses in the Spring of 2021.
Conversations on Current Entrepreneurship Issues
The Center is proud to host these conversations on current issues affecting small businesses and entrepreneurship. These conversations hope to elicit comment, discussions, and dialog on these issues.