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Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate Program Overview

As a future entrepreneur, you see the world differently. You experience a problem and look within for a solution. Entrepreneurship is a growing field of study and an opportunity to work on your own terms. Through PNW’s entrepreneurship and innovation certificate program, you will learn to combine thoughtfulness, connectivity and innovation to solve community and societal problems.

Department of Managerial Studies

Partnering with university student startups and community startups, you’ll provide business analysis and consulting to aid them in moving forward, getting to the next funding level, working through the next iteration of concept and gearing up for the next production run.

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate Curriculum

This certificate program is open to Purdue Northwest degree-seeking students in any major.

Sample Courses

  • ENTR 30000 – Growing The Firm
  • ENTR 31200 – Small Business Consulting

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Course of Study

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate Highlights

This entrepreneurship studies program combines traditional business ideas, concepts and strategies with an optimistic and altruist world view.

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate Outcomes

In this program, you’ll gain hands-on experience with startups and a head start in your desired career.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate Career Paths

Entrepreneurship is perhaps the most flexible of skill sets. You can do almost anything with the experience and expertise this program provides.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate Beyond the Classroom

As a student in this program, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in pitch competitions like the PNW Big Sell and take part in travel study.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate Employers

Here’s the best part: you can become your own boss. This certificate is the ideal jumpstart to launching a business. Put your creativity and passion to work for you.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).

All of the hands-on training I’m receiving at PNW is helping me narrow down exactly what I want to do once I graduate.

Joshua Phillips, ’22
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Meet the Faculty

Alexandra Moran

Alexandra Moran, M.S.W.

Clinical Instructor of Entrepreneurship

Alexandra Moran is part of the entrepreneurship faculty, co-chair of PNW Big Sell, collaborative College of Business faculty serving in introduction, finance, international business and organizational behavior instruction.

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Earn a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at PNW

Purdue University Northwest’s entrepreneurship and innovation certificate allows you to jumpstart your entrepreneurial career.

To see how a certificate in entrepreneurship and innovation from PNW opens doors, from hotels to cruise ships, take the next step today!