Stories from Cornell’s student-run startups on campus & beyond
March 8, 2018
Introducing the Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MEI)
This semester, the SC Johnson College of Business is launching their newest program, a Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MEI). The mission of the University-Wide Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is to prepare Cornell students to be agents of change in careers that require the application of entrepreneurial thinking and action to economic and social challenges. Underlying the minor is the premise that the value of entrepreneurship education is to create an innovative, creative mindset and to add a set of entrepreneurial tools and experiences that will prepare students from across Cornell as citizens and professionals.
March 1, 2018
Course Spotlight: Entrepreneurship in the Life Sciences
I took Entrepreneurship in the Life Sciences with Professor Robert Karpman during the fall 2017 semester, as I was looking for a one credit course that furthered my interest in entrepreneurship.
April 26, 2017
AEM 4380: Entrepreneurial Strategy for Tech Ventures
AEM 4380: Entrepreneurial Strategy for Tech Ventures explores the application of strategy on high growth startups. Taught by Professor Michael Roach in Spring every year, the class has become a student favorite for students across all disciplines. Currently you can attend AEM 4390 on Tue/Thursday between 11:40 and 2:40 to take a glimpse of what the class offers!
March 1, 2017
eCornell WebSeries: Making Entrepreneurship Accessible
The eCornell Webseries enables the full time student to gain critical knowledge about entrepreneurship. Read on for an exclusive WebSeries promotion for E@D readers and to learn from Chris Wofford about how you could gain insights on this topic from the comfort of your room.
February 6, 2017
AEM 4940: Social Entrepreneurship Practicum Anabel’s Grocery
“This class is a lot different than armchair learning” is the way Professor Wessels explains her new course. She is the Executive Director of the Center for Transformative Action and is launching a new course, AEM 4940, where students learn social entrepreneurship by working with Anabel’s Grocery throughout the course.
February 22, 2016
AEM 3382: Social Enterprise Development
What were you doing over winter break? While everyone’s answer varies, fifteen students had the opportunity to help small business leaders in a developing nation. This January, Deborah Streeter launched the first semester of AEM 3382: Social Enterprise Development. Students visited El Rodeito, Honduras for one week over break, met with small businesses, and are spending the spring semester developing solutions for the businesses’ problems.
February 2, 2016
NBA 5820 – Leadership in Family Enterprise: In Practice and Theory
Does your family own a business? Are you interested in starting a business? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions or are looking for an interesting way to spend Wednesday evenings, join NBA 5820: Leadership in Family Enterprise: In Practice and Theory. It is a new, one-credit course open to undergraduate and graduate students.
March 3, 2015
NEW! Entrepreneurship Concentration within Hotel School
The Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship just launched an Entrepreneurship Concentration for undergraduate students in the Hotel School. Entrepreneurship is the fourth concentration (along with Human Resources, Law, and Managerial Leadership) within the […]
October 30, 2014
HADM 4211 – Entrepreneurial Finance – Fleming
Course Description: The aim of this course is to sharpen your skills in all of the activities associated with entrepreneurial finance, including identifying attractive business opportunities; estimating the resources necessary to undertake these opportunities; securing […]
October 30, 2014
AEM 4480 – Executing Firm Strategy – Poczter & Schryver
Course Description: Designed as a hands-on experience to prepare students for executive-level strategy execution, this class is a culmination of the completion of four years of Dyson courses in managerial economics, finance, accounting, marketing, and […]
October 27, 2014
AEM 3220 – Digital Business Strategy – Leiponen
Course Description Explores the impact of new technologies on business processes and industries. Focuses particularly on the effects of information and communication technologies (ICT). The objective is to understand the nature of information as an […]
April 25, 2014
Gain Hands-on Experience in the Green Business Lab ENGRG 3030
Last March, Cornell introduced the Green Business Lab in order to promote communication, leadership skills and business ethics among Cornell students. Deborah Mann, on-site facilitator for the Green Business Simulation Lab, said that the […]
April 25, 2014
New Entrepreneurship Course! NBA 5380 – The Business Idea Factory – Treat
Know that you have a passion for entrepreneurship but are just missing that one big idea? Or do you have so many ideas that you can’t seem to choose just one? NBA 5380 – The […]
March 6, 2014
New MPS Program Concentration in Applied Behavioral Economics and Individual Choice!
New! Master of Professional Studies in Agriculture and Life Sciences with concentration in Applied Behavioral Economics and Individual Choice Are you or any of your friends interested in pursuing graduate studies upon graduation? Do you or […]
February 12, 2014
AEM 3440 – Consumer Behavior – Wansink
1. Why is the course valuable to entrepreneurial students? Students in AEM 3440 learn how to specifically target consumers, a skill that is essential to building a successful business. The psychology behind consumer decisions is […]
December 3, 2013
HADM 4130 – Entrepreneurial Management – Flemming
The class can be valuable to both entrepreneurial students AND students that are interested in being effective and innovative managers within more established companies.
December 3, 2013
BEE 4890 – Entrepreneurial Management for Engineers – Timmons
Why is the course valuable to entrepreneurial students? In BEE 4890 Professor Timmons draws from his own personal, real-world experience of having started multiple companies. He focusses on the engineering student but this class would […]
November 9, 2013
AEM 4660: Market Dynamics, Computer Simulation and Modeling – Streeter
Comments from Professor Streeter: Why is this course valuable to an entrepreneurial student? AEM 4660 is a 7-week simulation course that meets for three hours a week. The class gives students the opportunity to make […]
November 5, 2013
AEM 3249: Entrepreneurial Marketing and Strategy – Streeter
This course equips students with the skills needed to begin developing an entrepreneurial idea. The first part of the course focuses on introducing the lean startup model and the idea of a minimum viable product…
November 5, 2013
AEM 1200 – Introduction to Business Management – Perez
AEM1200, “Introduction to Business Management”, delivers a broad introduction to concepts that are fundamental to understand and to endeavor in business, in management and, hence, in entrepreneurship. It is meant to both inform the student and to set a strong foundation for further studies and action.