The center fosters students’ abilities to lead innovation and inspire change by taking an interdisciplinary academic approach, coupled with experiential learning.

MBA alumna Meredith Grelli

The Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business delivers cutting-edge innovations to the global marketplace by bringing together students, faculty and practitioners with groundbreaking research from the university’s world-class schools and colleges. The center’s interdisciplinary academic approach, coupled with experiential learning, fosters students’ abilities to lead innovation and inspire change and growth in start-ups, emerging companies and mature organizations. Distinguished as one of the first business schools to offer formal entrepreneurship education, the Tepper School continues this legacy by advancing research that contributes academic programs related to innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and team-based collaboration.

The Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship partners with Project Olympus to form the Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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Our program was recently ranked 6th by BusinessWeek.

We provide more than just a classroom education. Our experiential programs include competitions, workshops, a speaker series and more.

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