A Commitment to Entrepreneurship & Innovation

The School of Management takes pride in its dedication to innovation and entrepreneurship in and out of the classroom. School of Management faculty members, led by Entrepreneur-in-Residence Jim Wolfe and Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs Mahesh Joshi, are committed to entrepreneurial teaching and research throughout the Mason Community in the national capital region, nationally, and globally in an effort to build sustainable value and wealth for future generations.

We offers a variety of programs, conferences, and academic courses designed to fully integrate entrepreneurship into the lives of our students and our alumni. The wide breadth of entrepreneurial programming benefits students, faculty, researchers, and business professionals alike.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the School of Management

Mason Innovation Lab Mason Student Venture FundDean's Business Plan Competition Martin Dunphy '92 
Asad R. Ali and Sammy Kassim, Globox    Matt Rogers '01, Capital Weather Gang
Sanut Chongthanavanit '12, Fine26 John Espey '00, Reward Summit AppRima Ruhman '09, Techstyle Screen Gems Stephanie Glass Zimmerman '93, Lend a Box


Academic Integration

We takes a strong interdisciplinary approach, encouraging students from all academic studies and interests to explore the challenges and rewards of a lifetime of entrepreneurship. Beyond undergraduate and graduate level courses in entrepreneurship, the School of Management offers an entrepreneurship concentration within the MBA program.

Graduate Level Courses

MBA 705 Venture Capital and Private Finance
MBA 711 Entrepreneurship
MBA 714 Managing Growth of Small Businesses
MBA 719 Entrepreneurship Laboratory
MBA 752 Ideas to Companies
PUBP 781 Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Undergraduate Level Courses

MGMT 451 New Venture Creation
MSOM 304 Entrepreneurship: Starting & Managing a New Enterprise


To learn more about entrepreneurship and innovation at the School of Management or to talk about a new partnership, contact:
Mahesh Joshi
Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program
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Jim Wolfe
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George Mason University School of Management

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 15 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Management is one of only 10 percent of business schools worldwide that is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.





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