Entrepreneurship Certificate Course

Entrepreneurship Certificate Course


Welcome to Entrepreneurship in the Biomedical Space, an MUSC Certificate course. The main objective of this course is to help researchers learn how to put into action the knowledge arising from scientific discoveries. After the introductory lectures, each student will pick a project to assess their course progress. In addition, each section contains lessons that can be accomplished in short sessions, followed by an assessment of the material covered. There are also videos from experts sharing the stories of their forays into entrepreneurship. Please watch our welcome video to learn more.

The next offering of the course will start on May 20, 2024

MUSC faculty, staff and students can Register HERECourse fee is $350 which may be paid by training grants or scholarships.

External applicants can Register HERECourse fee is $795.

Participants have the ability to earn a Digital Badge in Biomedical Entrepreneurship

About the Director

Kelly G. Shaver, Ph.D.

Kelly G. Shaver is the founder of MindCette, LLC, an entrepreneurship testing company that provides online testing of personal entrepreneurial potential and conducts nationally representative studies of an entrepreneurial mindset. He is also a member of VentureSouth, an angel investment group headquartered in South Carolina. An Emeritus Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at the College of Charleston, Kelly is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, a Fellow of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, past Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management, and a Justin Longenecker Fellow of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). Kelly’s previous appointments include the College of William & Mary, the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute in Stockholm, and the National Science Foundation. He has won a teaching award from the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management, Best Paper Awards from the National Federation of Independent Businesses, and the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management. He has won the 2016 Distinguished Research Award from the College of Charleston, the 2018 GEN Global Compass Award for Research Champions, and the 2019 Max S. Wortman Award for Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship from USASBE. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the National Science Foundation supported his internationally recognized entrepreneurship research. He has served as Editor of Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Small Business Management.