|Course ID:||EMBA 7800. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation|
|Examination of the new venture process, from idea generation to
startup to harvest. Emphasis is placed on the generation of a
complete business plan for a new product or service. Topics
include entrepreneurial leadership and infrastructure, assessment
of viability, business plan development and presentation, and
|Duplicate Credit:||Not open to students with credit in EMBA 8800|
|Offered spring semester every year. |
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
The course seeks to achieve the following objectives.
(1) To understand entrepreneurship and its role and contribution
to personal and community life.
(2) To develop entrepreneurial skills that may contribute to
the success of students' practical learning experience.
(3) To assess and develop opportunities by applying personal
experience, knowledge, and expertise.
(4) To investigate the types of resources and sources that may
be used to evaluate and plan an entrepreneurial venture.
(5) To develop a venture plan that can be used as a planning
tool for a specific potential opportunity and idea.
(6) To explore the career choices available to the
2. Self-Assessment - Leadership and Infrastructure
3. Finding a Niche
4. Assembling a Business Plan
- Market Feasibility
- Financial Feasibility
- Marketing and Operational Issues
5. Communication Skills - Presenting a Business Plan
6. Implementing a Business Plan
7. Entrepreneurial Finance
8. Entrepreneurship by Acquisition and Synthesis
9. Entrepreneurship Within Larger Organizations
|Honor Code Reference:|
Students are expected to adhere strictly to the University Honor
and Academic Honesty Policy, and to follow generally accepted
standards of honesty in all assignments and examinations.