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Well before “entrepreneurship” was a household word, UCLA Anderson was one of the first b-schools to teach it. Decades later, they are still going strong.
Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview with Elaine Hagan, Executive Director of the Price Center at UCLA Anderson, and Angela Klein, Program Manager at Anderson, for the scoop on entrepreneurship at UCLA.
00:01:41 – Featured Applicant Question: Should I take seriously an email from an admissions committee encouraging me to apply and even offering help?
00:05:48 – Introducing Elaine Hagan and Angela Klein.
00:07:04 – What the Price Center does for UCLA Anderson students.
00:10:10 – Changes to teaching entrepreneurship over the past 10 years.
00:11:46 – Can the “the mindset of an entrepreneur” be taught?
00:15:30 – Anderson’s approach to teaching entrepreneurship.
00:20:35 – The Knapp Venture Competition.
00:25:40 – Benefits of working for an established company first
00:28:35 – Ingredients of a successful entrepreneur.
00:30:38 – The difference between guy and gal entrepreneurs (and a word about international differences, too).
00:33:58 – What future entrepreneurs should do before arriving on campus.
00:36:46 – Will writing, “I want to study entrepreneurship” on your application convince the adcom? (And what Anderson hates more than anything else.)
*Theme music is courtesy of podcastthemes.com.
• UCLA Anderson Price Center
• UCLA Anderson 2015 MBA Essay Tips
• “Start-up Costs for MBA Graduates Pay Off” from the Financial Times
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