Future Students:


MBA 720


MBA 720 Contemporary Issues in Business (3), (2), or (1)

This course provides students with the opportunity to study issues relevant to the changing business environment. Topics will vary. This course may be repeated for credit. Three credit hours are required for graduation. 




Dr. Susan Peters

Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Forrest S. William Professor of Entrepreneurship


Ph.D., St. Louis University, 2001
M.B.A., Kent State University, 1989
B.S., Millikin University, 1982

Areas of Expertise

Small Business and Entrepreneurship


Cross Cultural Consumer Behavior

Case Research, Writing and Teaching


Dr. Susan Peters joined Francis Marion University in 2009 as the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship. She is the author of over 50 articles, books, book chapters and academic presentations including journals such as International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation ManagementJournal of Global Business PerspectivesService Industries Journal, and Journal of Consumer Satisfaction, Dissatisfaction and Complaint Behavior. She has done extensive business consulting in the U.S. and around the world – Tibet, Egypt, Poland, Malawi, Venezuela and others.

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