Entrepreneurship

From startups to unicorns to multinationals, successful businesses never start with a good idea on its own. You’ll need a solid business plan, a collaborative team, and funding. Complete two entrepreneurship modules to qualify for a minor in entrepreneurship, or four for an entrepreneurship major.

At a glance

  • Four modules available

  • Difficulty: Intermediate to advanced

  • Available as major or minor

Specialization snapshot

Key topics & skills

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurial Finance & Sources of Capital

  • Explore & Define New Ideas & Opportunities

  • Entrepreneurial Strategy, Learning from Failure & Executing Pivots

  • Differentiating Between Disruptive & Incremental Innovations

  • Competitive Implications of Markets & Innovative Technologies

Professional skills gained

Breakeven Analysis
Budgeting
Customer Acquisition
Disruptive Innovation
Fundraising and Entrepreneurial Finance
Ideas of New Opportunity
Managing Entrepreneurial Organizations
Managing Shareholder Conflict
New Product Development
Technology Adoption and Diffusion

Why Entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurs rarely succeed from their first idea. It’s more common to have multiple failures with different ideas, teams, collaborators, and target markets before you succeed. The only way to learn is by trying, failing, and trying again.

Entrepreneurship 1

Entrepreneurship 1

An essential module for anyone who has the desire to build their own business in the future.

  • Credits: 7.5

  • Difficulty: Intermediate

  • Requirement: Core modules 1, 2, 3

Entrepreneurship 2

Hult Founders Lab: Building Entrepreneurial Businesses

Build your own business plan with the support of expert faculty and other entrepreneurs.

  • Credits: 7.5

  • Difficulty: Advanced

  • Requirement: Entrepreneurship 1

Entrepreneurship 3

Securing Entrepreneurial Finance

From seed funding and angel investors, venture capital, and private equity to exit strategies.

  • Credits: 7.5

  • Difficulty: Advanced

  • Requirement: Entrepreneurship 1

Entrepreneurship 4

Scaling the Business & Growth Hacking

You'll need to know how to grow and scale with new opportunities.

  • Credits: 7.5

  • Difficulty: Advanced

  • Requirement: Entrepreneurship 1

What our students say

After Hult, I was able to create Vertex, which is an ecosystem that wouldn’t have been possible without the network I grew during my studies.

Marc Watum

South African

Class of 2017

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  • Hult Boston Virtual Open House: Sep 18

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Application deadline

Upcoming deadlines:

  
  • January Intake: October 1, 2021

  • Early Decision: November 1, 2021

  • Regular Decision: November 1, 2021

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