Program Description

Travel to India to collaborate with students from KLE Technological University (formerly BVB College of Engineering and Technology) on real-life projects, from start-up companies to established nonprofit and for-profit organizations.

This course is designed to help students understand the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in today’s global economy and to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset. The course covers different forms of entrepreneurship including small businesses,
growth ventures, corporate entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship. The course also focuses on innovation types, turning innovation into reality and the process of entrepreneurship.

View a video from the 2014 program. Read the 2015 blog and 2014 blog. View the 2014 student testimonials.  Learn more.

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Travel and study entrepreneurship and innovation with UMass Lowell’s Manning School of Business. Undergraduate and graduate students welcome. Students will travel to Delhi, Agra and Hubli, India with Professor Ashwin Mehta and Professor Deb Finch to KLE Technological University to learn alongside KLE students and immerse themselves in entrepreneurial mindsets and cultural influences on decision-making. This course is worth 3 credits and is designed to help students understand the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in today’s global economy and to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset among the students in the Manning School of Business. It will cover different forms of entrepreneurship such as small businesses, growth ventures, corporate entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship. The course will focus on innovation types, turning innovation into reality and the process of entrepreneurship. Innovation and entrepreneurship theories and concepts will be discussed with real life examples and cases. This is a winter 2016 course.