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Rob Singh (he/him)

Dr. Abraham Pishevar Endowed Chair/Associate Professor

  • Management
  • School of Business


Robert P. Singh is an Associate Professor of Management and the Dr. Abraham Pishevar Endowed Chair of Finance and Entrepreneurship in the School of Business at Howard University in Washington DC.  Dr. Singh’s research primarily focuses on strategy and entrepreneurship issues in Black- and minority-owned ventures, as well as macro-economic issues in the U.S. economy.  He is also an expert on entrepreneurial opportunity recognition.  Dr. Singh has published three books, several book chapters, and dozens of research papers in leading academic journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship and Journal of Management Policy and Practice.  He has also presented papers at numerous leading national and international conferences.  In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Singh has served on several corporate advisory boards and was a founding member of the Board of the national Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO).  He also successfully founded three businesses. 

Education & Expertise



Business Administration
University of Illinois at Chicago


Organizational Behavior
Illinois Institute of Technology


Mechanical Engineering
University of Virginia



MGMT 351: Entrepreneurship (General)

This course provides an overview and action-learning environment to students to learn about entrepreneurship, new venture creation, and how to develop a business plan for a firm.  Students will learn about important aspects of new venture creation such as legal forms of organization, intellectual property, market analysis, marketing plans, sources of capital, and financial projections which impact firm success.  They will identify a business idea for a venture and develop the opportunity through the completion of a business plan which incorporates the items above. 




Black and Minority Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial Ecosystems; Macro-Economic Policy

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