From the classroom to IPO, the Ross MBA experience is designed to help you stand out and succeed as you build yourself a career as an entrepreneur or venture capitalist.
Join Our Student-Run Funds During Your MBA
Michigan Ross offers more student-run funds than any other MBA program. This is the place to be for hands-on experience investing in and growing companies at every stage.
As part of the Michigan Ross core curriculum, you’ll fully dedicate yourself to working with an organization or startup on solving a real business problem right before your summer internship. Take a look at recent MAP courses in entrepreneurship and venture capital.
Learn from experienced professors, serial entrepreneurs, and investors. These courses cover everything from company birth to investor relations to operating at scale.
Your immersion in entrepreneurship and venture capital doesn’t stop with focused academics. Outside of the classroom you’ll have the opportunity to start, invest, and lead real companies.
Build awareness of opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs, develop a network, and learn how to view business problems from the perspective of an investor.
Spend your summer internship with a startup company or venture capital firm, gaining firsthand experience growing a company or doing due diligence on potential deals.
The Michigan Business Challenge is a campuswide, multi-round, business-plan competition where student teams have the opportunity to win cash prizes totaling over $100,000.
A merit-based scholarship program designed specifically for second-year MBA students with strong entrepreneurial knowledge and interests. Scholars will help advance entrepreneurship at Ross and U-M, receiving mentorship and assistance toward tuition while developing their own ventures.
Two second- year MBA students share their experiences getting involved in Entrepreneurship opportunities at Michigan Ross, and break down how those experiences both inside and outside of the classroom prepared them for success while recruiting.
Win a grant for your startup, gain mentorship from successful serial entrepreneurs, and more. This institute advances the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship and innovation through a broad range of activities, including academics, symposia, competitions, and global community outreach.
Our Career Development Office will be with you every step of the way to help you find the right entrepreneurial path for you.
With more peer coaches than any other business school, at Ross you’re sure to find a student with experience and insight into the industry you’re interested in. Why not reach out and connect?
These small, career-specific teams come together weekly to offer information, guidance, and support as you prepare for internship recruiting. FACT groups (Functional Accountability Career Teams) are facilitated by second-year MBA peer coaches.
Fact Group Spotlight: Niche Off-Campus
Recruiting for niche positions requires a different approach than traditional MBA career recruiting. This FACT Group will bring together students looking for opportunities off campus to help you navigate the process, keep you on track to meet your goals, and bring you closer to your classmates.