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The Ph.D. Program
in Entrepreneurship
at Oklahoma State University
2013 USASBE
National Model
Program Nominee
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Agenda
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Purpose, Objectives, Model
Admission Process & Entry Standards
Program Fabric: Mentoring, Balance, Stepwise Development
Basic Program Structure
The Curriculum
Student Program of Study
The School and Faculty
Current Students in the Ph.D. Program
Student Research Highlights
A Comprehensive and Balanced Exposure
Measuring Results: Metrics
Program Funding and Sustainability
Innovative and Unique Program Aspects
Transferability
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Program Mission
The doctoral program in entrepreneurship was created to produce
thought leaders who can meaningfully advance scholarship, teaching,
and community engagement in the dynamic field of entrepreneurship.
The program seeks to provide students with the tools needed to
effectively absorb, interpret, generate, and communicate knowledge,
not only in the classroom but also in other increasingly important
settings. The program immerses students in research, teaching, and
outreach-oriented experiences to provide a balanced education.
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Program Objectives
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Provide graduates with the theory- and methodology-based tools to conduct
high-quality research;
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Develop graduates who are motivated scholars capable of generating new
knowledge and communicating this knowledge to students and other
stakeholders;
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Provide graduates with knowledge of core entrepreneurship research as well
as an appreciation for entrepreneurship-related knowledge generated in other
disciplines;
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Produce graduates that can meaningfully advance entrepreneurship education
globally;
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Provide graduates with an understanding of how entrepreneurship scholars
can influence and interface with scholars across their university contexts;
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Serve as model doctoral program in the discipline, fostering ideas for how
scholarship can serve to enhance our understanding of entrepreneurial
behavior, its requirements, and its individual, organizational & societal impacts.
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Ph.D. PROGRAM MODEL
Stepwise
process of
development
Five dedicated
doctoral
seminars
World class
faculty &
sustainable
infrastructure
Exposure to
best practices
in teaching &
pedagogy
Creating Thought
Leaders in
Entrepreneurship
Mentoring and
support for
publications
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Appreciation
for service &
engagement
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Admissions & Entry Requirements
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Current capacity is eight full-time students; Part-time students not accepted.
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Selection criteria: high grades through their academic career, GMAT
scores, indication of some initial level of research, fit of students’ research
interests with faculty interests, student motivation, other personal attributes.
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Average GMAT score of entering students is 660.
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All students have Master’s degrees.
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Majority have managerial experience.
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From the initial pool the most promising individuals invited for interview.
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Interviews discern whether the candidates can speak intelligently about
research and their nascent interests and how candidates deal with
questions to which they do not immediately know the answer.
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Program Fabric: Mentoring,
BalAnce & StepWise Development
Step 1 - Embed student in a closely-defined and guided relationship with a
research faculty member
Step 2 – Expose student to additional faculty member mentoring
Step 3 –Provide student with increasing autonomy in becoming an
independent scholar, including initial Research Project
Step 4 – Nurture student teaching by having them support and then teach
various entrepreneurship courses, but keep teaching load light
Step 5 – Provide students with controlled exposure and involvement to
portfolio of student and community engagement programs
Step 6 – Involve student in service to discipline and expose him/her to top
people in the field
Step 6 – Help prepare student to successfully pass comprehensive exams
Step 7 –Support dissertation work that will result in A-level publications
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Program Structure…
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Candidates complete 60 credit hours on full-time basis,
including 42 hours of coursework and 18 dissertation hours.
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Students take 12 credits in the major field of entrepreneurship, a 6credit entrepreneurship research project, 9 credits of a minor field, 12
credits of research methods, and a 3-credit elective requirement.
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Students with an insufficient academic background in entrepreneurship
complete up to 6 hours of Master’s-level coursework.
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Students select a minor field that complements or extends their area of
entrepreneurship research interest.
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Students complete a research methods requirement that includes
research design, regression, multivariate seminars, and structural
equation modeling.
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The elective provides flexibility to enhance one’s knowledge base with
an additional course in the major, minor, or research methods area.
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The Core Curriculum
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EEE 6343 Entrepreneurship Processes: This seminar seeks to examine
entrepreneurship as a process. Students discuss and examine readings across key
facets of the process, They compare and contrast this model of the entrepreneurship
process to other models of entrepreneurship, including bricolage and effectuation.
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EEE 6213 Entrepreneurship: Cross-Disciplinary Interfaces: The study of
entrepreneurship is informed by different disciplines. Students examine
entrepreneurship-related research across a number of disciplines, such as
accounting, anthropology, economics, finance, marketing, political science,
psychology, and sociology.
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EEE 6353 Contemporary Research in Entrepreneurship: This seminar provides
students with awareness and understanding of emerging research streams in
entrepreneurship, such as entrepreneurial orientation, family firms, strategic
entrepreneurship, culture and entrepreneurship, race/gender research, social
entrepreneurship, institutional entrepreneurship, and entrepreneur cognitions.
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Curriculum (cont.)
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EEE 6263 Theoretical Foundations of Entrepreneurship: An overview of
the major organization-level theories and theoretical extensions in
entrepreneurship research. Theoretical perspectives covered include
institutional theory, transaction cost economics, agency theory, resource
dependency theory, resource-based view, life cycle theory, behavioral
decision-making perspectives, and the capabilities perspective.
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EEE 6363 Individual Theories in Entrepreneurship Research:. Seeks to
enhance students’ understanding of the individual entrepreneur and the
associated theories. Students delve into issues related to personality,
attitudes, emotions, identity, motivation, creativity, and satisfaction of
entrepreneurs as well as organizational culture, work/family conflict, and
leadership and team dynamics influence interactions and decisions.
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EEE 6200 Entrepreneurship Research Project: A directed, empirical
research project undertaken by students during the summer between their
first and second years in the program.
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Sample Program of Study
Course Number and Title
Semester
Credit
hours
Fall 2010
3
Fall 2010
3
SOC 5113: Classical Sociological Theory
Fall 2010
3
EEE 6213: Cross-Disciplinary Interfaces in Entrepreneurship
Spring 2011
3
REMS 6013: Multiple Regression
Spring 2011
3
SOC 6493: Sociology Of Disaster
Spring 2011
3
EEE 6200: Entrepreneurship Research Project: Entrep. Emergence
Summer 2011
3
EEE 6263: Theoretical Foundations in Entrepreneurship
Fall 2011
3
REMS 6663: Applied Multivariate Research
Fall 2011
3
SOC 6653: Seminar in Social Psychology
Fall 2011
3
EEE 6353: Contemporary Research in Entrepreneurship
Spring 2012
3
REM 6323: Structural Equation Modeling
Spring 2012
3
BADM 6000: Independent Study-Opportunity Exploitation
Spring 2012
3
EEE 6200: Entrepreneurship Research Project: Entrep. Deviance
Summer 2012
3
BADM 6000: Dissertation Research
Final 2 years
18
EEE 6343: Entrepreneurship Processes
MGMT 6353: Advanced Methodology in Mgmt. Research
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School of
Entrepreneurship
Creativity
Institute
-Creative campus
forums
-Imagination
central/portal
-Creativity
curriculum
-Creativity
certificate
-Creativity festival
-Campus speaker
series
-CIE learning
community
Core
Entrepreneurship
Faculty
Interdisciplinary
Entrepreneurship
Academy
-Tenure track faculty
-Clinical faculty
-Core curriculum
-Major, minor,
master’s & Ph.D.
programs in
entrepreneurship
-Core research
streams
-MSE Incubator
-Faculty Fellows
-CIE Scholars
-Arts initiative
-Geology initiative
-Vet. medicine initiative
-Health sciences
initiative
-Entrepreneurship
within Education
-Entrepreneurship for
psychologists
-Military science and
entrepreneurship
-Entrepreneurship in
engineering
-Research grants
-Faculty resource center
Advisory
Board
Technology
Entrepreneurship
Initiative
-Technology
commercialization
intervention model
-Faculty bootcamp
-Campus incubator
-Technology &
entrepreneurship
coursework
Riata
Entrepreneurship
Center
-Cowboy Entrepreneurs
Network
-Riata interns
-Business plan
competition
-Cowboy bootcamps
-Women INSPIRE
program
-Disabled veterans
program
-Native American
academy
-Experiential classroom
-Student incubator
…and other outreach
programs
The Faculty ‘E’ Team
Core Faculty:
 Dr. Michael H. Morris, N. Malone Mitchell Jr. Chair
 Nola Miyasaki, Norman C. Stevenson Chair, Director of the Riata Center
 Dr. Robert Baron, William S. Spears Chair
 Dr. Bruce Barringer, Johnny D. Pope Chair and Interim School Head
 Dr. Vance Fried, Riata Professor of Entrepreneurship
 Dr. Craig Watters, Thoma Distinguished Clinical Professor
 Dr. Rubin Pillay, Daniel White Jordan Clinical Professor
 Dr. Justin Webb, Assistant Professor
 Dr. Thomas Westbrook, Clinical Professor of Creativity
 Mr. Jon Wiese, Riata Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice
 Col. Kevin Kriner, Clinical Faculty in Technology Entrepreneurship
 Dr. Brandon Mueller, Assistant Professor (Fall 2011)
 Mr. Richard Gajan , Thoma Family Distinguished Clinical Professor
 Dr. Melanie Page, Director Institute of Creativity and Innovation, Faculty Fellow
Faculty Fellows: Eighteen faculty from across the campus
Adjunct Faculty: James George, Dr. Steven Griggs, William Paiva, Liz Payne, Derrick Wallace
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Current Ph.d. Students
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Rebecca Franklin: 4th year doctoral student. Her research has focused
on entrepreneurship within the nonprofit and Native American contexts.
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Chris Pryor: a 3rd-year doctoral student with research interests in
institutional entrepreneurship and the emergence of entrepreneurial phenomena.
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Eric Arseneau: a 2nd-year doctoral student. His research interests examine the
influence of job design on entrepreneurial performance.
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Blakley Davis: a 2nd-year doctoral student. His research focuses on entrepreneurs’
signaling and impression management in the crowd-funding context.
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Jun Fu: a 2nd-year doctoral student. Her research examines competencies as a
foundation for entrepreneurship education and thresholds of legitimacy.
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Yana Ezhova: a 1st-year doctoral student with research interests in venture change
and comparing women versus men entrepreneurs’ behaviors.
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Sohrab Soleimanof : a 1st-year doctoral student. His research concerns the
relationship between entrepreneurial orientation and performance.
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Imran Syed: a 1st-year doctoral student. His research examines the self-regulatory
processes of entrepreneurs.
Student Research Highlights
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Morris, M., Webb, J., & Franklin, R. (2011). Understanding the manifestation of
entrepreneurial orientation in the nonprofit context. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice,
35(5): 947-971.
Morris, M., Franklin, R., & Webb, J. (2011). Benchmarking entrepreneurial activity in an
American Indian nation. Best Paper Proceedings, 2011 Academy of Management Meeting:
San Antonio, TX.
Franklin, R. (2012). Entrepreneurs in Entertainment. In M. R. Marvel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of
New Venture Management. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publishing.
Franklin, R. (2012). Bricolage, resource dependence, and the creative destruction of the
music industry. 72nd Academy of Management Annual Meeting: Boston, Massachusetts.
Franklin, R. & Baron, R. (2012). Do entrepreneurs really experience ultra-high levels of
stress? Or do self-selection and moderating factors help them cope? 2012 Babson
Research Conference.
Franklin, R. (2012). Musicians as entrepreneurs: Bricolage, resource (in)dependence, and
the creative destruction of the recording industry. 2012 Babson Entrepreneurship Research
Conference.
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More Research Highlights…
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Morris, M., Pryor, C., & Schindehutte, M. 2012. Entrepreneurship as experience: How
events create ventures and ventures create entrepreneurs. Cheltenham, UK: Edward
Elgar.
Pryor, C. & Webb, J. 2012. Institutional entrepreneurship: Conceptualizing opportunity,
innovation and risk. Paper presented at Academy of Management meetings: Boston,
MA. Best Student Paper.
Pryor, C., Morris, M., & Schindehutte, M. 2012. Entrepreneurship as meaning making:
An experience- based perspective of intuition, effectuation, and passion. Paper
presented at the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship:
New Orleans, LA.
Davis, B. & Webb, J. 2012. Crowd-funding on entrepreneurial ventures: Getting the
right combination of signals. Formally accepted at Frontiers of Entrepreneurship
Research.
Shirokova, G. & Ezhova, Y. 2012. The influence of organizational design on the
development of corporate entrepreneurship in SMEs. Paper presented at USASBE
conference, New Orleans, LA.
Syed, I. (2008). Wowability: How to achieve it & why it matters. Singapore: John Wiley
& Sons.
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StudentS As Teachers
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Students are exposed to comprehensive undergraduate and
master’s curriculum
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Students attend the Experiential Classroom
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Students work as assistants on a course and then teach an
average of 1 course per year
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Students have a selection from over 30 courses to teach
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Student evaluations are carefully monitored and sessions held
to help doctoral students improve
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Top student doctoral teaching is recognized
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Exposure to Student ENGAGEMENT
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Cowboy Idea Hatchery
Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Scholars
Business Plan Laboratory
Cowboy Entrepreneurial Mentors
The ‘E’ Club
Riata Entrepreneurial Internship Program
National Competitions
Entrepreneurship Dormitory
Entrepreneurship Empowerment in South Africa
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Exposure to University – Wide
ENGAGEMENT
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21 Interdisciplinary Initiatives
Riata Faculty Fellows
Technology Entrepreneurship Initiative
Riata Business Plan Competition ($40,000)
Elevator Pitch Competition
Institute for Creativity and Innovation
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Exposure to Community Engagement
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Cowboy Entrepreneurs Network
Over 2500 entrepreneurs connected to the OSU Entrepreneurship Program
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Cowboy Entrepreneur's Bootcamps
A series of modules tailored to assist both entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs from
Oklahoma; We hold one urban and one rural bootcamp each year
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Disabled Veterans Entrepreneurship Program
Forty-five disabled vets from across the nation attend three stage program at no cost
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East Central High School Partnership
Program to help challenged inner city school become an entrepreneurship magnet school
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Women Entrepreneurs Inspire Symposiuim
Program to foster the pursuit of entrepreneurial opportunities by women
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Native American Entrepreneurship Academy
A portfolio of programs to serve Oklahoma’s 50+ tribal nations
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Responsibility to Serve
the Discipline
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Serve as paper reviewers and discussants
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Attend USASBE, Babson and AOM doctoral consortia
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Support faculty efforts in serving on professional committees,
review boards and organizational boards
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Annual Health Entrepreneurship Conference: international conference
hosted by OSU with USASBE as a partner
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The Experiential Classroom: highly successful faculty development
initiative that attracts 75 faculty delegates from around the country each Fall
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Dynamic Classroom Russia: version of our highly successful Experiential
Classroom taught in Russia
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Measuring Results: Annual Metrics
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Annual student publications:
- paper submissions: 8
- journal articles: 1 (3 R&Rs)
- conference papers: 6
- book chapters: 3
- books: 1
Student presentations at conferences and forums: 5
Student presentations on campus: 6
Number of courses taught per doctoral student per year: 1.3
Faculty members’ publications with students: 5
Entrepreneurship doctoral seminars offered per year: 4
Doctoral student conference trips annually: 6
Journal/conference papers reviewed by students: 8
Doctoral student involvement in student and community
engagement: no more than 3 hours per week
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SUSTAINABILITY: Infrastructure
School of
Entrepreneurship
Riata Center for
Entrepreneurship
Campus Community National
Outreach Outreach Outreach
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Intn’l
Outreach
Core & Cross- Research Experiential Student Service to
Campus
Learning Mentoring School &
Curriculum
Discipline
Operating budget of $175,000 for doctoral program
5 doctoral seminars permanently in the catalog
44 course curriculum, with ample opportunity for doctoral programs to teach and
learn both pedagogy and curricular structure
Physical space for doctoral student offices
11 full-time faculty, 9 chairs and professorships
CIE Scholars to work with
Administrative and research support from School of Entrepreneurship
Administrative support from Riata Entrepreneurship Center
Support for at least one conference trip per student per year
Support to send students to doctoral consortia
Riata Distinguished Scholar
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Summary of Our Innovations
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The most comprehensive set of doctoral-level seminars in entrepreneurship
available;
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Stepwise process aimed at facilitating student development as scholars and
thought leaders;
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A rigorous exposure to core entrepreneurship research that is balanced by an indepth introduction to research from other disciplines that is informed by and
informs entrepreneurship research
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Mentoring and development of our students as educators by exposing them to a
range of creative teaching opportunities;
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Involvement of our students in high impact outreach activities, thereby developing
their understanding of how entrepreneurship programs can impact the
entrepreneurial community, and how this engagement informs the classroom;
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Transferability
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Sharing our program structure with schools across the globe
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Syllabi for our doctoral seminar are available online
III.
Existing doctoral programs in management or strategy can readily adapt
our approach and modify their programs to support entrepreneurship
students
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Our faculty regularly visit other schools to assist them with program
development
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Faculty members give research presentations to faculty and doctoral
students at other universities
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We organize the USASBE Doctoral Consortium, where key aspects of our
program are shared
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