The Center for Entrepreneurship is a Center of Excellence at Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, which serves as an outreach center and support organization for Mihaylo Entrepreneurship – the collection of entrepreneurial initiatives within Mihaylo College. Mihaylo Entrepreneurship includes the Center for Entrepreneurship, its advisory board, staff, and donors; the Small Business Institute (SBI) and its present and past student-consulting clients; student members of the Entrepreneur Society and the Entrepreneurship Fraternity; students, and faculty involved in the Mihaylo Entrepreneurship Concentrations (Undergraduate and MBA) and the Mihaylo Entrepreneurship Minor; and entrepreneurial alumni.
The formal study of entrepreneurship as an academic concentration at the College is now 15 years old, reflecting the importance of entrepreneurship to our region’s economy. However, CSUF Entrepreneurship has a more than 40 year, nationally recognized track record beginning with the establishment of the Small Business Institute® in 1974. SBI student consultants have served over 1,700 businesses. During the 2012-13 school year, this program will serve over 125 clients through its consulting services.