Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Certificate)

Innovation drives healthy business growth while entrepreneurship is about more than launching a new business. Together the pairing offers a framework for seeking opportunities, developing new ideas, promoting new ways of thinking, and creating a startup culture whether in new ventures or established organizations.

If you're an innovator, intrapreneur, or entrepreneur seeking to understand ideation, business design, growth, funding and entrepreneurial finance, and new venture marketing, the innovation and entrepreneurship graduate certificate can support your goals.

The newest Accelerator from Saint Mary's offers a tangible and evidence-based approach to identify needs, help you move from a great idea to execution, and create a structure for the continued growth of your business.

Whether seeking to innovate within your existing organization or strike out on your own, this certificate provides much-needed background not only in innovation, but the elements of running a business in a start-up environment.

As you pursue this certificate, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the significant resources, programs, and events offered by the Kabara Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies. The institute supports innovation and connects communities as part of the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Listen to the dean of Saint Mary’s University’s School of Business and Technology and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate program director to learn more about the school and program.