University of WyomingVenture
MBA

Entrepreneurship
and Innovation

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Our Mission

Immerse yourself in the Wyoming Entrepreneurial Ecosystem from year one in Laramie, with flexibility to finish remotely during the second yearState of Wyoming Sign
Build your own startup, advance innovation inside a company, or intern for a venture capital fund to complete your second year Innovation ProjectGroup of students presenting a startup idea
Included trips to innovation-driven cities such as the San Fransico Bay Area, Boston, Seattle, Austin or othersSan Francisco bridge
Embark on an international adventure to top entrepreneurial hubs in EuropeBig Ben tower in London
Learn from accomplished Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, coaches and mentors throughout the programStudent working with teacher on project
Scholarships, internships, and assistantships are available in the first yearCollege of Business building exterior
Enjoy access to the Rocky Mountains with outdoor adventures in all seasons and proximity to world class skiingSkier in the rocky mountains

Our Identity

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Character

Embody Integrity

Embrace Diversity

The Code of the West:

  • Live each day with courage
  • Take pride in your work
  • Always finish what you start
  • Do what has to be done
  • Be tough, but fair
  • When you make a promise, keep it
  • Ride for the brand
  • Talk less & say more
  • Remember some things aren't for sale
  • Know where to draw the line
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Leadership

Principle-Based Servant Leadership

  • Live each day with courage
  • Take pride in your work
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Impact
  • Prioritize and execute the things that make the most difference in all domains of life.
  • How Do I Show Up for My Family, My Work, My Community and Myself?
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Prerequisites

The College of Business Venture MBA at the University of Wyoming will be a unique program that combines a traditional MBA program with a mentored experiential learning project around innovation. From their first semester, students begin to connect inside and outside the classroom with:

2 years of professional experience preferred. Candidates with experience in competitive activities, entrepreneurial ventures, or other relevant areas will also be considered.
Bachelor's Degree
3.00 GPA
Have a clear Entrepreneureual thinking process/spirit (Participating in Entrepreneurship competitions or involved in an entrepreneureal venture)
Conduct a Kira and a life interview with one member of the Board and one Member of the Venture MBA leadership team
Draft a 1-2 page essay describing/explaining your goals as entrepreneur/innovator and the projects or fields that you want to focus in
Able and willing to travel abroad and domestically
Questions

Entrepreneurial & Innovation Spirit

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Outdoor Leadership Trip

Students will develop leadership skills and build lifelong friendships with our 5-day outdoor leadership trip in the majestic Wind River Range - the perfect way to kickstart your MBA journey! You'll learn essential skills in leadership, teamwork, and self-reflection while hiking through snow-capped peaks and crystal-clear lakes.

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Domestic Destinations

Every Venture MBA student will do two domestic trips to entrepreneurial & innovation hubs to places such as:

  • Austin, Boston, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and San Francisco
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Foreign Destinations

The students will also make one international trip to places such as:

  • Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, London, Milan, and Zurich

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Ready to take your entrepreneurial dreams to the next level? Our Venture MBA program can help you get there. Contact us today to learn more about our curriculum, faculty, and application process. We can't wait to hear from you and help you start your journey!

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