Entrepreneurship & Innovation at JBU

Prepare to launch the next great business

In the Entrepreneurship and Innovation major, you will learn to take risks for the sake of innovation and accept setbacks as motivation to keep trying. You will also practice identifying opportunities, designing models, creating prototypes, and pitching to customers so that you can succeed in the fast-paced world of entrepreneurship. You'll graduate as a passionate creator equipped with great ideas and the skills to make them a reality.

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What to expect as an Entrepreneurship & Innovation student at JBU

Collaborate with Others

Entrepreneurs wear many hats, and they must learn to collaborate with engineers, web designers, lawyers, etc.. Entrepreneurs may be in the trenches one day and in a boardroom the next.

Impact the Community

According to the Small Business Administration, startups account for 99.7% of all U.S. employers while 54% of all sales come from these small companies. Entrepreneurs identify problems and design business models that create jobs and impact people.

Practice Grit

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 50% of startups fail within the first five years. As the founder and CEO of Character Lab, Angela Duckworth, stated, grit may be the single most important factor in a person’s long-term success. Entrepreneurs embrace failure and build resilience.

Experience Hands-On Learning

Entrepreneurs and innovators constantly build and test their ideas with prospective customers. JBU’s entrepreneurship program is designed to equip students with the hands-on skills necessary to launch their product, service, or idea.

Work Anywhere

Fortune magazine states that 80% of the S&P 500 cite innovation as a corporate value. This program prepares students to create their own companies or to work for a well-established firm.

Need More Reasons?

If you need even more reasons to study entrepreneurship & innovation at JBU, visit the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program Details page.

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