Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge

 

Entrepreneurship isn’t a buzzword—it’s a mindset. A passion. An instinctual drive that blends visionary, creative thinking with a bit of bravery—all while embracing risk in the pursuit of great reward.

 

Around the world and across disciplines, students are seeking dynamic and challenging environments to take their ideas to the next level—while finding ways to leverage entrepreneurship to create a better world.

 

AACSB’s commitment to encouraging innovation and impact through a deeper connection with the business community was the catalyst for the Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge—and the Centers and Programs in the spotlight demonstrate leadership in creating (and incubating) cutting-edge business innovations through enriched student learning and experiential education.

 

The Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge showcases how AACSB-accredited schools engage with business practice to provide students an opportunity to gain to core skills required to be successful in business—whether that business is a start-up or a world-renowned corporation.

In the Spotlight:

Class of 2017 Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge Honorees

Entrepreneurship Centers

American University, Kogod School of Business

American University Center for Innovation (AUCI)

 

Babson College,  F.W. Olin Graduate School

The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship

 

Bowling Green State University, College of Business Administration

Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

 

Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Management

Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

 

California State University San Bernardino, Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration

Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE)

 

ESADE, ESADE Business School

ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute (EEI)

 

Georgetown University, The McDonough School of Business

Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative

 

Grand Valley State University, Seidman College of Business

Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

 

Henley Business School

Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship

 

Purdue University, Krannert School of Management

Burton D. Morgan Center for Entreprenurship

 

Qatar University, College of Business and Economics

Center for Entrepreneurship

 

Seattle University, Albers School of Business and Economics

Albers Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School

Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

 

Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics

Patient Innovation

 

University of Florida, Warrington College of Business Administration

UF Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 

University of Malaya, Faculty of Business and Accountancy

UM Entrepreneurship Centre

 

University of San Francisco, School of Management

Gellert Family Business Resource Center

 

University of Strathclyde, Strathclyde Business School

Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship

 

University of Virginia, Darden School of Business

Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 

Wilfrid Laurier University, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics

Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation

 

Entrepreneurship Programs

Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management

 

Indiana University, Bloomington/Indianapolis, Kelley School of Business

 

Oregon State University, College of Business

 

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Escuela de Administracion

 

St. John's University, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

 

Syracuse University, The Martin J. Whitman School of Management

 

Temple University, The Fox School of Business

 

The University of Texas at Austin, Red McCombs School of Business

 

The University of Adelaide, Adelaide Business School / Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre

 

University of California, San Diego, Rady School of Management

 

University of Cincinnati, Carl H. Lindner College of Business

 

University of Missouri, Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business

 

University of South Florida, Muma College of Business

 

WU Vienna University of Economics and Business

 

Zhejiang University, School of Management, Department of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy

 

 

We encourage you to read more about the Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge honorees.  

 

 

 

 

Meet the Review Panel

 

   
 

Susan Amat, MBA, Ph.D.

CEO/Founder, Venture Hive

 

   
 

Shaun Budnik

Partner, Audit, Audit Innovation Leader, KPMG, LLP

 

   
 

Michael McCracken

National Chairman, Leadership Finance, Chairman and CEO, McCracken Alliance LLC

 

   
 

Dan Meader, CFA, CPA

Managing Partner, Trinity Private Equity Group

 

   
 

Gregory A. Rosica

Partner, Tax, Ernst & Young LLP

 

   
 

Michael Thomas

Executive Vice President, BoozAllenHamilton

 

 

 

Get to know more about the review panel. 

 

 

Questions? Contact us at spotlight@aacsb.edu.