ABOUT US

Globalization has drastically altered the entrepreneurial and managerial landscape. During the last 20 years international trade has grown at four times the rate of the world's average GDP growth. In order to succeed and thrive in today's interconnected market, the entrepreneur must be prepared to face changes, threats, and opportunities emerging from other areas of the planet. The entrepreneur must also be aware of global opportunities and must possess the knowledge and tools to undertake international endeavors. The UMKC Department of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation is the first of its kind in the world. With a department that includes 13 tenure/tenure-track positions, the UMKC Department of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation has a unrivaled research agenda with a strong focus on identifying and addressing the ever-changing global market demands. The UMKC Department of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation disseminates and advances knowledge through academic and practical teaching, scholarship, outreach, and service.

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