The University of Chicago’s culture of inquiry and intellectual rigor has led to several breakthroughs in medicine, science, and business that have changed the way we live and the way we think. As the spirit of innovation thrives across campus and beyond, the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation fuels the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators with the knowledge, skills, and experience to make a powerful social and economic impact.
Focus on Experiential Learning
The entrepreneurship curriculum dates back to 1998 when the first course was offered at Chicago Booth. Today, the university offers a wide range of entrepreneurship courses, which pair the fundamentals of finance, economics, and strategy with innovative hands-on learning.
Learn more about the entrepreneurship courses offered at Chicago Booth and find out which courses are open to faculty and students enrolled at the College and in other graduate programs at the University.
Meet the Faculty
Meet the entrepreneurship and private equity faculty at Chicago Booth who rank among the top educators in the world.
pushing entrepreneurship forward
Research conducted by the Polsky Center pushes entrepreneurship and innovation to new levels by investigating key sectors of the regional economy as well as functional areas to support growth.
Check out some of the latest research published by Polsky Center faculty and staff including new insights from Neubauer Family Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, Steven N. Kaplan.