The Management of Growing Enterprise specialization is an entrepreneurial focus which teaches students that the highest goal of business is not only to create profit, but also to ethically generate and manage society's resources.
Students taking this specialization combine their self-driven skills with business fundamentals that allow students to develop a business from the ground up or to enhance their current business enterprise.
Introduced with a Christian worldview, this specialization includes a distinctive of the social enterprise piece, that allows students to focus on how to start a social enterprise that’s rooted in social improvement motivations.
Throughout the program, students create business models, work through case studies about raising venture capital and navigate the legal challenges of a growing business.
Designed for working professionals, the Management of the Growing Enterprise is offered in a 22-month blended format.
Core courses, required of all MBA students, are taught face-to-face in the classroom at the beautiful TWU Langley campus (one week in June and three weeks in August each year of the program). These concentrated sessions, including about 30-35 hours of classroom time per week, will be bracketed by preparation and completion work before and after students arrive on campus utilizing online and distance technologies. These residencies offer the value of face-to-face learning and networking with instructors and fellow professionals.
Five online, interactive courses in students area of specialization offered during the fall (September to December) and spring (January to April) semesters give students the flexibility they need to continue their career while enhancing it.
Management the Growing Enterprise specialization begins with on-campus classes at the beginning of August each summer. The program concludes 22 months later at the end of June. The graduation ceremony for the School of Graduate Studies follows in late October or early November.