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 643 and ENT 543.
ENT 671 Practicum in Small Business Operations
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 ENT561. Cannot receive credit for both ENT 561 and ENT 671.