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Indiana University Bloomington



U.S. News & World Report ranked Kelley’s graduate entrepreneurship program in the top 10 out of all universities in the nation in 2013.

  1. W511
    Venture Strategy
    • 7-weeks
    • 1.5 credits
    • Prerequisite: MBA Core, for those not in the MBA program, graduate student status and instructor's permission

    This course builds on the aspects of corporate strategy covered in the core using a series of readings and cases to more fully explore the relatively difficult task of new venture creation. It focuses on the unique strategic issues involved in creating a new business venture or acquiring a relatively new existing business.

    Such issues include:

    • Strategies of the new venture
    • Strategic planning under uncertainty
    • Designing an effective entry strategy
    • Evaluating future industry evolution
    • Assessing the strategic fit in new ventures
    • Strategic aspects of the business plan The course uses a course packet comprised of readings and cases.