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Entrepreneurship Courses & Faculty


Entrepreneurship Classes

Whether you are an entrepreneurial-minded researcher, scientist, technologist or future business leader, NYU courses cover entrepreneurship for students seeking introductory or advanced classes, at the graduate and undergraduate levels. A partial list of the courses offered is listed below. Please consult Alfred or your school’s registrar for classes currently being offered.

Carter Journalism Institute

  • Entrepreneurial Journalism
  • Journalism and Social Media
  • Advanced Reporting: Entrepreneurial New York

Leonard N. Stern School of Business 

  • Accounting, Tax, & Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs
  • Advanced Social Entrepreneurship
  • Biotechnology Industry, Structure and Strategy
  • Boosting Creativity
  • Business Startup Practicum
  • Corporate Venturing
  • Creativity
  • Customer Insights
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making
  • Data Mining for Business Analytics
  • Dealing With Data
  • Design and Development of Web and Mobile Applications
  • Digital Strategic Marketing
  • Digital Strategies
  • Economics and Management of the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries
  • Economics of Healthcare
  • Electronic Communities
  • Emerging Technologies and Business Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship and the New Economy (aka Ready FIRE! Aim)
  • Entrepreneurial Finance/Topics in Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Selling
  • Entrepreneurship & Law in Practice
  • Experiential Learning Seminar: Fashion Industry: Creativity & Business
  • Experiential Learning Seminar: Social Impact at Work
  • Financial E-Commerce
  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Foundations of Social Entrepreneurship
  • Global Economic Integration and Entrepreneurship
  • Globalization, Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing: New Frontiers in Strategy and Management
  • Innovation and Design
  • Innovative Thinking in a Turbulent Business Environment
  • Investing in Microfinance
  • Launch!: Business Startup Seminar
  • Managing Innovation
  • Marketing for Entrepreneurs
  • Marketing Hi-Tech Products
  • Negotiating Complex Transactions with Executives and Lawyers
  • Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning about a Highly Connected World
  • New Media in Marketing
  • New Product Development
  • New Product Marketing and Design
  • New Venture Financing
  • Operations for Global Entrepreneurs
  • Patenting and Innovative Entrepreneurship
  • Patterns of Entrepreneurship
  • Practical Data Science
  • Preparation for Careers in Innovative Entrepreneurship
  • Ready, FIRE!, Aim (aka Entrepreneurship and the New Economy)
  • Sales Management
  • Search and the New Economy
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Innovation Practicum
  • Social Media and Digital Marketing Analytics
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Social Problem-based Entrepreneurship
  • Social Venture Capital
  • Social Venture Fund Practicum
  • Technology’s Impact on Entertainment and Media
  • Technology Innovation & New Product Development
  • The Economics of Social and other Networks
  • The Entrepreneurship Game
  • The New Economy, Networks, and Digital Convergence
  • Topics in Investments: Financial Analysis in Healthcare
  • Venture Capital Financing

Polytechnic Institute

  • Engineering and Technology Forum
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing and Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
  • High-Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation Management
  • Intellectual Property for Technology and Information Managers
  • Introduction to Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to E-Business
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurial Marketing and Sales
  • Introduction to Managing Growing Enterprises
  • Management Strategy in Technology Sectors
  • Managing Growing Enterprises
  • Managing Intellectual Property and Intellectual Capital
  • Managing Technological Change and Innovation
  • Project in Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship
  • Technology Strategy


School of Law

  • Antitrust in High-Tech Industries
  • Biotech Patent Law
  • Colloquium on Innovation Policy
  • Copyright Law
  • Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge- The Politics of Law, Knowledge and Culture Seminar
  • Intellectual Property Law & Globalization Seminar
  • Intellectual Property Policy Seminar
  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Law & Innovation Seminar
  • Patent Law
  • Social Venture Capital
  • Survey of Intellectual Property 
  • Venture Capital
  • Venture Capital Financing


School of Medicine

  • Biotechnology Industry, Structure and Strategy
  • Drug Development in a New Era  
  • Social Problem-Based Entrepreneurship

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

  • Entrepreneurship for The Music Industry


Tisch School of the Arts

  • Basics of Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship in The Music Industry
  • Internship/Career Skills for the Music Entrepreneur
  • Producing: Artistic Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship in Music
  • Social Problem-Based Entrepreneurship
  • Women as Entrepreneurs in Popular Music


Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

  • Advanced Social Entrepreneurship
  • Capital Acquisition and Sustainability in Social Entrepreneurship
  • Finance for Social Entrepreneurs
  • Foundations of Nonprofit Management
  • Fundamentals of Social Entrepreneurship: Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Global Social Entrepreneurship: Field Experience
  • Practicum in Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurs, Innovators, & Problem Solvers
  • Social Entrepreneurship: Financial and Budget Strategy
  • Social Entrepreneurship for Changeleaders: Designing Models for Scalable Social Impact
  • Social Problem-based Entrepreneurship
  • Sustaining Social Change in the New Economy
  • The Business of Nonprofit Management
  • Understanding Social Entrepreneurship: How to Change the World One Venture at a Time

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Real Estate Development
  • Entrepreneurship for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Entrepreneurship in Sports
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Professional Seminar: Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Rapid Change & The Entrepreneurial Organization
  • Starting Your Own Small Business
  • Technological Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Faculty

NYU faculty are engaged in cutting-edge entrepreneurship research and practice, in emerging and established industries. Throughout the university, students can find clinical, adjunct and tenured professors and executives-in-residence offering foundational and advanced graduate courses in entrepreneurship. A partial list of full-time faculty engaged in teaching and research relating to entrepreneurship are list below.


Leonard N. Stern School of Business

  • William Baumol
  • Jeff Carr
  • Cynthia Franklin
  • Ari Ginsberg
  • Jason Greenberg
  • Steven Godeke
  • Jill Kickul
  • Lawrence Lenihan
  • Glenn Okun
  • Roy C. Smith
  • Luke Williams

Polytechnic Institute

  • Jabril Bensedrine
  • Anne-Laure Fayard
  • Sanjay Ghandi
  • Mel Horwitch
  • Harold Kaufman
  • Jianxi Liu
  • Joseph Nadan
  • Oded Nov
  • Bharat Rao
  • Nina Dansky Ziv

School of Law

  • Amy Adler
  • Oren Bar-Gill
  • Barton Beebe
  • Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss
  • Harry First
  • Eleanor Fox
  • Stephen Gillers
  • Lewis Kornhauser
  • Andreas Lowenfeld
  • Florencia Marotta-Wurgler
  • Helen Scott
  • Katherine Strandburg
  • Diane Zimmerman

Tisch School of the Arts

  • Lauren Davis
  • Errol Kolosine
  • Jeffrey Rabhan

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