MBA in New Ventures and Entrepreneurial Studies Curriculum & Schedule

All entering students are required to take MGMT 501. A series of Prerequisite, Core, and Skills courses is required to give all MBA students a common body of knowledge. Students may be exempt from up to 15 credits of Core and Skills courses, depending on previous background. 

Great Valley's Course Prerequisites: click here; Great Valley's Course Descriptions and Prerequisites: Use the course descriptions and prerequisites linked from the "Course #" column below to learn about Penn State Great Valley offerings and prerequisites.

Important Note: The links below in the "Schedule" columns go to University Park's Web site. Although the course numbers, times, and availability on that site are accurate, their course descriptions and prerequisites are not the same as ours. 

For questions regarding Great Valley's course prerequisites, substitutions or approvals,
e-mail the Management Division at ManagementHelp@psu.edu.

Great Valley's MBA Course Prerequisites: click here.

To access the Schedule of Coursesclick here. 

Ready to register?  Quick link to eLion or call 610-648-3275.

Pre-Program Requirements

 

 
 

Course #

Course Name

Schedule

Schedule

B A 517

Communication Skills for Management

 

BUSAD 501

Statistical Analysis for Managerial Decision Making

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

Core Courses 

 

MGMT 501

Behavioral Science in Business

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

ACCTG 511 

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Spring 2014

Summer 2014 

ACCTG 512
Effective summer 2012 replaced by
ACCTG 511

Financial Accounting Theory and Reporting Problems

Spring 2014

 

BUSAD 523

Prices and Markets

Spring 2014

Summer 2014 

FIN 531

Financial Management

Spring 2014

Summer 2014 

OPMGT 510

Operations Management

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

MKTG 500

Marketing Management

 

Summer 2014

Advanced Courses 

BUSAD 551

Business Stakeholder Relations

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

BUSAD 537

Management Information Systems

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

ACCTG 524

Managerial Accounting

Spring 2014

BUSAD 511

New Ventures I

 

Summer 2014

Managing & Leading People Elective
Choose ONE of the following: 

 

BUSAD 555

Full-Range Leadership Development

Spring 2014

 

BUSAD 556

Diversity Leadership

Spring 2014 Summer 2014

BUSAD 545

Negotiation Strategies

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

MGMT 523

Organizational Change (Can apply as only one elective)

Spring 2014  

MGMT 541

Human Resources Management (Can apply as only one elective)

Spring 2014  

BUSAD 542 

Global Intercultural Management

 

 

Managing Technology & Innovation Elective
Choose ONE of the following:

 

BUSAD 558

Knowledge Management

Spring 2014  

BUSAD 576

Ethical Issues in Information Technology

 

 

MGMT 573

Corporate Innovative Strategies (Can apply as only one elective)

Spring 2014

 

BUSAD 578 

Managing Business Processes

Spring 2014  

BUSAD 577
(formerly M I S 539)

Management of Information Technology

 

NV & ES Electives
Choose TWO of the following (must include one BUSAD course): 

 

BUSAD 515

Acquiring the Existing Enterprise

 

BUSAD 519

Developing Creative High Performance Organizations

 

 

BUSAD 522

New Ventures II

Spring 2014  

BUSAD 575

High Tech Venture Development

 

BUSAD 597 Special Topics

Topics vary each session; contact the Management Division.               

 

FIN 532

Financial Decision Processes

Spring 2014  

LEAD 582

Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership

Spring 2014

 

MGMT 523

Organizational Change (Can apply as only one elective)

Spring 2014  

MGMT 541

Human Resources Management (Can apply as only one elective)

Spring 2014  

MGMT 573 

Corporate Innovative Strategies (Can apply as only one elective)

Spring 2014

 

MGMT 597

Topics vary each session; contact the Management Division.

Summer 2014

MKTG 597

 Topics vary each session; contact the Management Division.

 

 

Capstone Course

 

MGMT 571

Strategic Management

Spring 2014

Summer 2014