Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership

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Dive into our burgeoning entrepreneurship ecosystem, get inspired by advances in leadership research or take your innovative idea from concept to market.


School of Management faculty are big thinkers who drive change and bring new ideas to their respective fields, making a positive impact on business and society. Below is a sampling of some of their research.  


Real-World Experiences

School of Management students have a wealth of experiential learning opportunities to take what they’ve learned in the classroom and apply it to business challenges, making an impact in communities around the world.


Academic Programs and Teaching

In addition to a curriculum robust with opportunities, the School of Management offers an array of micro-credentials, and is home to two centers that serve the community in these critical areas.


2023 Award for Exceptional Activities in Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines

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Stories of Impact

Partners in Progress

Speakers and Conferences

To spark conversation and inspire innovation, we bring thought leaders from around the country to campus to discuss the many facets of leadership, entrepreneurial thinking and innovation. 

Past speakers and conferences

  • Jan. 3-18, 2024 - Experience the Globe to Africa
  • April 14, 2023 - Rice University Professor Jing Zhou on Creativity and Innovation: The Secret Sauce for Success
  • Nov. 11, 2022 - Harvard Law School Professor John Coates on New Securities and Exchange Commission Regulations