While LMU’s Entrepreneurship curriculum is designed to be flexible and broad, it also allows students to develop expertise in certain areas of their choice through three pathways.
The three pathways in the Entrepreneurship major are:
This pathway is designed to provide students with an entrepreneurial mindset, knowledge of the entrepreneurial process, and managerial competency to launch a startup. Students in this pathway also learn how to design a course of action to grow and lead their new venture effectively. This pathway is ideal for students who plan to run a startup after graduation.
Social Entrepreneurship Pathway
In this pathway, students learn to apply their entrepreneurial mindset, knowledge of the entrepreneurial process, and business skills to create innovative approaches to solving social and environmental problems. Students also become familiar with the innovations and best practices in business models, financing alternatives and organizational strategies among for-profit and not-for-profit social ventures. This pathway is ideal for students passionate about addressing social and environmental problems.
Corporate Entrepreneurship Pathway
This pathway gives students the capability to identify and analyze entrepreneurial opportunities pertaining to an existing organization, e.g., performance improvement or new business opportunities. Moreover, students are equipped with the processes and strategies needed to lead change inside an organization. This pathway is ideal for students interested in becoming change agents and leaders inside a large organization.