Christopher Hanks is the founder and executive director of the KSU Entrepreneurship Center. Prior to this, Hanks was the founder and director of the entrepreneurship program at the University of Georgia. He has owned multiple businesses, including music, e-commerce, publishing, and export ventures. Hanks leads the International Entrepreneurship Institute and is certified in business valuation, providing expert witness testimony. Before teaching at UGA, Hanks taught entrepreneurship at Georgia State University and assisted in leading the Russell Center for Entrepreneurship.
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KSU's new entrepreneurship degree a first for Georgia
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If you dream of starting your own business but are perplexed about how to start, Kennesaw State University (KSU) may offer the guidance you need.
The local university is now home to a first-of-its-kind program for the University System of Georgia. Undergraduate students can now pursue a degree in entrepreneurship in KSU's Coles College of Business.
The founder of KSU's program, businessman and instructor Chris Hanks, shares more about the curriculum with 11Alive's Melissa Long.
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Chris Hanks, executive director of the Entrepreneurship Center at Kennesaw State University, talks about their new entrepreneurship degree program.
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