Become a success-driven, self-employed individual. Turn a powerful idea into a multinational organization. Manage a new business venture. Lead an entrepreneurial unit of a larger corporation. These are just a few of the valuable skills you will gain in our leading-edge entrepreneurship elective courses.
Current and future managers and entrepreneurs learn to use financial perspective in value creation. Learn effective entrepreneurial practices from the perspectives of users and suppliers of capital and other stakeholders. Focus on financial management within entrepreneurial firms. Cover all phases of life cycle from idea generation to harvesting.
*This course is required for the Entrepreneurship certificate.
Understand the different types of innovations. Recognize and reduce barriers to innovation. Lead, cultivate, and manage innovation. Stimulate creativity in individuals and groups. Manage the innovation process and pipeline.
*Either this course or MGT 6198 Corporate Entrepreneurship for Global Competitiveness is required for the Entrepreneurship certificate.
Learn how to create, design, find, assess, and shape opportunities. Understand and apply the strategic process of venture creation. Develop and present a venture creation plan. Covers ventures starting from scratch or within an organization. Develop a sense of how to make decisions and execute strategies.
*Either this course or MGT 6789 Technology Ventures is required for the Entrepreneurship certificate.
This course examines how strategic pioneering actions and innovation are used by organizations to renew themselves, their markets, and their industries.
*Either this course or MGT 6111 Innovation and Entrepreneurial Behavior is required for the Entrepreneurship certificate.
Introduces tools and concepts linking development to strategy, and for managing the development process for speed, efficiency, and market impact.
This course provides a forum for the in-depth examination of issues involving the strategic management of high-tech corporate start-ups and small technology-based businesses.
Improve your ability to assess the attractiveness of a new venture, anticipate the problems likely to be encountered as the business evolves, and predict its success or failure.
*Either this course or MGT 6165 Venture Creation is required for the Entrepreneurship certificate.
Exposes students to current trends in social entrepreneurship to expand their knowledge and understanding of how they may integrate social entrepreneurship into the professional and personal arenas of their lives.
This course's objective is to hone your skills in using tools and frameworks of strategic analysis to formulate recommendations for entrepreneurial firms. Today's entrepreneurs and managers need to be able to recognize opportunities and cope with challenges created by technological developments, and entrepreneurial activity is particularly important in technology-intensive industries.