2016 Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame
COB - Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame

Celebrating recipients Diane Medley and Earl Reed, III

Our Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship offers a comprehensive suite of programs that develop and nurture entrepreneurial skills, experiences and opportunities. These programs have received favorable reviews from U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, EntrePoint, Entrepreneur Magazine, Latin Trade Magazine, and the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurship Opportunity for Veterans

Go from veteran to entrepreneur by applying for VetStart, a University of Louisville business start-up program that is FREE to Kentucky military veterans (up to 5 will be selected). More information.

Entrepreneurship Degrees

Entrepreneurship Degrees

Entrepreneurship MBA

Our nationally ranked Entrepreneurship MBA gives your the skills, tools, confidence and connections to launch new businesses or provide innovative leadership at your current organization. More information on the Entrepreneurship MBA.

Entrepreneurship PhD

Our unique PhD degree is for scholars who want to conduct research in the domain of entrepreneurship, and teach entrepreneurship at the university level. More information on the Entrepreneurship PhD.

Minor in Entrepreneurship

If you’ve every wondered if you have what it takes to start or build a new business, develop new products and services or bring innovation and creativity to an existing business, the Entrepreneurship Minor is for YOU!

The Entrepreneurship Minor provides value-added skills that set you apart from other graduates. Employers want entrepreneurial/intrapreneurial thinking and acting employees; differentiate yourself with this special minor which focuses on building on your own innovation strengths; challenge yourself to explore! The minor is open to all College of Business students no matter their major. The minor develops your ability to search for, discover and exploit marketable ideas in a corporate environment or an independent new venture.

Bobby Garrett
UofL College of Business
Room W 212
(502) 852-4790

Prerequisites for the minor can be found on the UofL Undergraduate Catalog.

Career Opportunities in Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs are hard-working creative people who start new businesses and take on the risk and rewards of being an owner. The possibilities as an entrepreneur are wide-open.

Careers in Entrepreneurship

Careers in Entrepreneurship

Some careers entrepreneurs have sought include small business owner, self-employed professional, consultant, inventor, business analyst, builder, developer, and venture capitalist.  Certainly entrepreneurs are not bound to any list of career paths — the options for business lay throughout the globe.

Our Faculty

All faculty have advanced degrees, typically a PhD, in their areas of expertise and are productive teachers/scholars. High quality and innovative instruction is one of the highest priorities of the department and school.

Meet the Faculty

Contact Us

Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship
College of Business, W201
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-4161


University of Louisville
College of Business
Harry Frazier Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
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Main College Number: (502) 852-6440 Fax: (502) 852-7557


The UofL College of Business is separately accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Visit our Accreditation page for details.

University Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)



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