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Watson Graduate School of Management

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

MBA Concentration in Entrepreneurship

EEE Concentration in the MBA 

Whether you are starting a company, are an executive in an existing firm, or are managing a small or family business, entrepreneurial skills are critical to identifying and evaluating the factors that will make your undertaking a success.  The Spears School of Business MBA in Entrepreneurship curriculum integrates all business areas including marketing, finance, business analytics, accounting and entrepreneurship to produce students who have well-round business skills coupled with entrepreneurship-related training and preparation.  The curriculum also takes students beyond the classroom, and allows them to test themselves in real world settings. 


33 credit hours for Tulsa and online students. 

36 credit hours for Stillwater full-time students

Entrepreneurship Concentration (12 credit hours)

EEE 5610 Ideation, Creativity & Innovation

EEE 5653 Venture Capital 

EEE 5333 Launching a Business The First 100 Days

EEE 5863 CIE Scholar (capstone experience)

Super Core (6 credit hours)

MGMT 5113 Organizational Behavior & Leadership
1 Hour each of Descriptive Analytics, Project Management, and Ethics/ Social Responsibility

Functional Core (15 hours)

ACCT 5185/5283 Financial & Managerial Accounting 
MSIS 5303 Prescriptive Analytics
FIN 5013 Business Finance
MGMT 5133 Marketing Management 
ECON 5113 Managerial Economics

Full Time MBA Stillwater Students participate in two 1-hour Professional Development courses designed to develop their soft skills and introduce them to etiquette, networking and professional speakers, and a 1 Hour Case Competition course. 

SXSW Trip (March 15-18, 2020)

A feature of the MBA Entrepreneurship is a trip to the SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas. The 2020 trip will be Sunday, March 15-Wednesday, March 18. SXSW Interactive focuses on entrepreneurship and emerging technologies. The trip will include participation in the conference, new business launch events, the SXSW business plan competition, networking with prominent entrepreneurship, and an immersive tour of the Austin entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Riata Center for Entrepreneurship

Resources are available via the Riata Center of Entrepreneurship to assist student who are considering starting their own business and students desiring to acquire entrepreneurship-related skills. Incubation space is offered, along with a pitch-and-poster competition in the fall and business plan competition in the spring. Cash prizes and access to experienced mentors is available for each competition. Funding via the Riata Seed Fund is available for promising student ventures. A host of additional programming is available for promising student ventures. A host of additional programming is available.

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