View Bill 18-19-22

Senate Bill 18-19-22

Bill ID: 18-19-22
PCC ID: 18013
Name: PCC Proposal to Establish a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Proposed: 11/30/2018
Sponsor: Michael Marcellino, Assistant Dean of MBA & Master of Science programs and Brent Goldfarb, Associate Professor
Proposal: The Robert H. Smith School of Business is proposing a new Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship. The purpose of this certificate is to offer professional development to practitioners and innovators and potential entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship sits at the heart of job creation in the economy, and improving entrepreneurial outcomes will benefit students and the Maryland economy as a whole. The certificate will target knowledge workers interested in integrating into the entrepreneurial ecosystem or seeking to increase entrepreneurial skills for innovation in their jobs in the greater DC and Baltimore metro areas. The 12 credit format will allow certification in a single semester.


Status: Completed
Completed On: 01/29/2021


Presidential Approval: 02/12/2019
Chancellor's Approval: 08/20/2020
MHEC Approval: 01/29/2021
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Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 01/29/2019
Decision Date: 02/05/2019
Decision: The Senate voted to approve the proposal.
Next Step: Presidential Approval
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 01/21/2019
Decision Date: 01/28/2019
Decision: The SEC voted to place the item on the agenda of the February 5, 2019 Senate meeting for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Programs, Curricula, & Courses (PCC) Committee
Received: 11/30/2018
Decision Date: 12/07/2018
Decision: The PCC Committee voted to approve the proposal.
Actions: The PCC Committee considered the proposal at its meeting on December 7, 2018. The committee met with Brent Goldfarb and Mike Marcellino from the School to consider the proposal. After discussion, the committee unanimously voted to approve the proposal.
Next Step: SEC Review