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Entrepreneurship Minor

Through the courses in the entrepreneurship minor, students learn how to start their own business and successfully launch new ideas. Courses are designed so students can complete the minor rapidly while maximizing their knowledge. Oakland’s entrepreneurship minor can complement any major, allowing students to pursue their primary passion while gaining valuable and practical knowledge and transferable skills.

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A minor in entrepreneurship can further define the knowledge professionals need to advance in a competitive marketplace. In addition, students who choose to minor in entrepreneurship build vital understanding of business models, acquire leadership, administrative and problem-solving skills, and gain skills in business planning, marketing strategy, new venture ideation, and creativity and innovation.

Benefits of Choosing an Entrepreneurship Minor

  • Gain additional understanding of how to develop your
    business models
  • Aquire leadership, consulting, and problem solving skills
  • Emphasize your core competency to future employers

Declare a Minor
Business students can add the Entrepreneurship minor by discussing the requirements with their assigned academic adviser, then completing the necessary paperwork.

Non-business students should contact Professor Jae Kang to discuss the requirements to add the minor.

Contact Us
Jae Hyeung Kang
Assistant Professor of Management, Entrepreneurship
(248) 370-4093
[email protected]

The OU Pledge is Oakland University’s commitment to provide undergraduate students with opportunities for meaningful, hands-on learning. This commitment seeks to enhance students’ academic knowledge with experiential learning, internships and/or research experiences that empower them to make substantive professional contributions.


  • New venture ideation
  • Entrepreneurial business planning
  • Marketing strategy
  • Entrepreneurial leadership
  • Creativity and innovation

A minor in entrepreneurship can further define the knowledge needed for professionals working to advance in a competitive marketplace. For more information on careers please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics or O*Net.

  • Entrepreneur
  • Entrepreneurial strategist
  • Corporate entrepreneur
  • Business Consultant
  • Project manager


  • Continental AG
  • Samsung
  • Magna International
  • LG
  • General Motors
  • Google
  • Ford
  • Apple
  • Stellantis
  • Meta


  • Entrepreneur
  • Strategist
  • Community organization
  • Project manager

Students are welcome to join any of the student organizations in the School of Business Administration to help them network with other students, faculty and employers. Learn more about School of Business Administration Student Organizations.

  • Entrepreneurs in Action (EIA)
  • American Marketing Association (AMA)
  • Case Competition Club (C3)

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From initial brainstorming to commercialization, Ideas 2 Business (I2B) at Oakland University is a multifaceted program that helps OU students, staff and faculty members develop their entrepreneurial ideas. Oakland students can get hands-on experience in start-up ventures as a member of the I2B’s Team Resource Group (TRG). TRG members help entrepreneurs implement various components of their business strategy.

Starting Salary | $45,360 – $56,890
Mid-career Salary | $62,013 – $80,880
National Growth | 14% by 2026

*based on data from the National Bureau of Labor and Statistics for management analyst.

School of Business Administration

Elliott Hall, Room 427
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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