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Program Overview and Objectives

The Hogan Entrepreneurial Program prepares highly motivated students for entrepreneurial careers in business, government, and non-profit organizations. This interdisciplinary preparation builds their capacity to innovate, their willingness to take risk, and their sensitivity to the social significance of their business activities. The Hogan Program, steeped in the tradition of Marianist values, is open to students from all undergraduate and graduate majors. Those chosen, take part in a variety of curricular and co-curricular activities during their junior, senior, and or graduate student years. Students completing at least one full year of the program are designated HOGAN ENTREPRENEURIAL GRADUATES.

Central objectives of the program are the following:

• Inspire and develop outstanding Chaminade students for entrepreneurial work in a wide range of organizations
• Introduce students to the life of the entrepreneur
• Develop skills and perspectives for leadership, including the questioning of assumptions, judicious risk-taking, and creativity at work
• Foster a mind-set that makes integrity and concern for social justice central to all entrepreneurial pursuits
• Facilitate students’ career entry and development by providing networking opportunities and exposure to entrepreneurs and their work environments