Why Study Entrepreneurship?

One of the reasons I chose to go to business school was to see if I had the right skills and emotional constitution to start my own business. I had ideas for starting my own company, but at that point in my life, I didn’t have the courage to strike out on my own. I felt that business school would give me the skills to take my idea to fruition while also being an environment where I could test the other skills required for success.

I am not alone in having ambitions to start my own business. A 2018 study of MBA applicants1 asked prospects where they saw themselves in 10 years. The results showed that more than 60 percent saw themselves running their own company, the number one response to ...

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