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The Herb Kelleher Entrepreneurship Center (HKEC)* – Diverse programs that promote entrepreneurship across campus including the Entrepreneur in Residence Program, Forty Acres Founders, DisrupTexas, and Texas Startup Accelerator.

Topics: Entrepreneur in Residence, Forty Acres Founders, DisrupTexas, Texas Startup Accelerator, PitchTexas, McCombs Entrepreneurship Summer Fellowships, Startup Business Plan Travel Grants, Entrepreneurship Minor, Summer Entrepreneurship Institute

Entrepreneurship Minor – Minor designed for undergraduate students interested in starting their own business ventures, managing new ventures and products, or generating and implementing new ideas in any role throughout their careers. This program is also recommended for undergraduate students geared towards careers in consulting, new product development, technology commercialization, innovation, product management, event management, strategy, and business development.

Topics: Undergraduate Minor, Venture Creation, Technology Commercialization, Product Development, Product Management, Business Development, Consulting

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (JBTVL) – Graduate programs related to entrepreneurship including the JBTVL Accelerator, JBTVL Practicum (competitive class connecting local startups with entrepreneurial graduate students for semester-long consulting projects), and JBTVL Investment Competition.

Topics: Graduate, Accelerator, Practicum, Investment Competition, Venture Consulting

Master of Science in Technology Commercialization (MSTC) – One-year master’s program focused on the intersection of business, technology, and innovation. Meeting on alternating weekends on campus and online, Texas MSTC students learn the business skills to profitably launch new innovative technology products into the marketplace, either within a corporation or a venture of their own, all without career interruption.

Topics: Graduate, Technology Commercialization, Technology Transfer, Master’s Program, Business, Technology, Innovation

Social Innovation Initiative (SII) – Programs related to social and environmental impact including courses, experiential programming, and research with emphasis in the areas of Environmental, Social, and Governance Investing, Impact Investing, Social Entrepreneurship, and Corporate Sustainability.

Topics: Social Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Impact, Environmental Impact, Impact Investing, Corporate Sustainability

Venture Fellows – Yearly internship-based program for 16-18 MBA students with venture capital and private equity funds that also includes a two-semester, weekly, in-class academic component with a curriculum that focuses on entrepreneurship, venture capital investing, corporate restructuring and reorganization, and private equity investing.

Topics: MBA, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Corporate Restructuring and Reorganization

Healthcare Innovation Initiative – Programs related to the intersection of business and healthcare including an MBA Healthcare Concentration, MBA Healthcare Innovation Fellows, an interdisciplinary undergraduate Business of Healthcare Certificate, and faculty research projects.

Topics: MBA, Healthcare, Healthcare Innovation Fellows, Business of Healthcare Certificate, Research