Entrepreneurship (ENT) courses
ENT 643 New Venture Management
This course provides insight into the creation and development of an entrepreneurial venture. Students will gain an understanding of where operating 'levers' for the business are located, the going-to-market plan, and the impact of business dynamics/the marketplace on the entity's economics and organization. The course will explore evolving responses to change while maintaining operating control. The analysis and exercises will form the basis for a cogent business plan. Emphasis is placed on student preparation and presentation of a complete business plan. May be taught concurrently with ENT 543. Cannot receive credit for both ENT 543 and ENT 643.
ENT 671 Small Business Consulting
Students solve real problems within the small business environment. Students gain first-hand experience in assessing and improving the operations of existing entrepreneurial firms. Cases may be developed in-class and/or referred through the Small Business Development Center. May be taught concurrently with ENT 561. Cannot receive credit for both ENT 561 and ENT 671.
ENT 684 Feasibility Study
An exposure to the dynamics of identifying opportunities and dealing with the risks of implementing new ideas and ventures. In consultation with the instructor, students assess the viability of real business ventures. Cases may be developed in-class and/or referred through the Small Business Development Center. Emphasis is placed on team preparation and presentation of a feasibility study. May be taught concurrently with ENT 584. Cannot receive credit for both ENT 584 and ENT 684.