Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business is globally recognized for enabling students to experience entrepreneurship in both theory and practice. Our award-winning faculty — some academic scholars, some seasoned practitioners, and some both — teach entrepreneurship, innovation, and value-creation through new venture formation and innovative strategies. Coursework covers building blocks such as ideation, innovative business models, venture funding, strategy, product development, entrepreneurial marketing, and social entrepreneurship. Beyond the classroom, the department offers engagement opportunities through its worldclass institutes and centers.

Entrepreneur at a Top 10 Program


Why Study Entrepreneurship at the Eccles School?

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy offers electives and classes for students of all types at the University of Utah.

Entrepreneurship faculty and mentors come from a wide range of backgrounds and have deep knowledge and experience in all areas related to entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurship is all about adding value. Entrepreneurs add value to a product, a team, an industry or an idea.

Entrepreneurship is a way of thinking that enables students to work on interdisciplinary teams, identify opportunities, learn how to add value, and create a company, idea, or impact.

The David Eccles School of Business is ranked among the top 10 schools in the country for entrepreneurship education by the U.S. News & World Report.

Students in the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy get credit and recognition for following their passions and entrepreneuring something of their own creation.

Entrepreneurship students get access to many resources to help them develop their ideas through the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a nationally recognized division of the David Eccles School of Business.

Students learn by applying what they are studying in their majors to an individual project that enables them to demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset.

Courses

Entrepreneurship Classes & Electives
Entrepreneurship Classes & Electives
Just want to take a class to get a taste or fill an elective requirement? We offer many classes that you can take to satisfy your curiosity.
Strategy Classes & Electives
Strategy Classes & Electives
We offer many strategy courses to complement many majors, minors, and career and educational goals.

Undergraduate Programs

Lassonde+X
Lassonde+X
An introductory program for undergraduate students from all majors (the X) to learn the entrepreneurial mindset, explore, and practice entrepreneurship.