Entrepreneurial Classes

Entrepreneurship Minor

Interested in adding a minor in Entrepreneurship? Check out the requirements here

Fall 2021:

ENTR 200: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

COURSE DESCRIPTION:   This course provides an introduction to theoretical and experiential issues in entrepreneurship including the language of entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, lean startups, entrepreneurship, and learning from both successful and unsuccessful ventures. Readings, lectures, and live case discussions with entrepreneurs will be used to explore these and related issues.  

 

ENTR 320: New Venture Modeling

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course describes entrepreneurship as a process of economic or social value creation, rather than the single event of opening a business. Reflecting recent research, the course focuses on opportunity recognition, assembly of the financial and human resources needed to develop the idea, and launching the new venture.

 

ENTR 321: New Venture Planning

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Student teams write complete business plans for new ventures they originate. Topics covered include research on the target industry and market; analysis of the competition and potential risk; the development of plans for marketing, operations, technology, and management; full pro-forma financial projections and consideration of milestones, exit, and social responsibility.

 

ENTR 360: Special Topics - Impact Investing

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course presents the fundamental concepts of Impact Investing, which is a ubiquitous term used to broadly define the landscape of social investing – or investing with a purpose that is beyond traditional modern portfolio theory terminology. It spans the concepts of negative screening, positive screening, ESG integration, thematic investing and various other strategies and vehicles.

 

ENTR 407: Ecopreneurship

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course approaches environmental problems as entrepreneurial opportunities and sees entrepreneurs as influential in creating positive environmental, social and economic change. Students will learn about sustainable businesses, industries and creating value for all of an organization’s stakeholders. Students will work to conceive and develop an environmentally sustainable new business opportunity. 

 

ENTR 445: Seminar in Entrepreneurship

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course offers lectures and interaction with a number of entrepreneurs, selected for their entrepreneurial accomplishments, in a small-group setting.

Summer 2021:

ENTR 200: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:   This course provides an introduction to theoretical and experiential issues in entrepreneurship including the language of entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, lean startups, entrepreneurship, and learning from both successful and unsuccessful ventures. Readings, lectures, and live case discussions with entrepreneurs will be used to explore these and related issues.  

Spring 2021: 

ENTR 200: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:   This course provides an introduction to theoretical and experiential issues in entrepreneurship including the language of entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, lean startups, entrepreneurship, and learning from both successful and unsuccessful ventures. Readings, lectures, and live case discussions with entrepreneurs will be used to explore these and related issues.  

 

ENTR 320: New Venture Modeling

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course describes entrepreneurship as a process of economic or social value creation, rather than the single event of opening a business. Reflecting recent research, the course focuses on opportunity recognition, assembly of the financial and human resources needed to develop the idea, and launching the new venture.

 

ENTR 321: New Venture Planning

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Student teams write complete business plans for new ventures they originate. Topics covered include research on the target industry and market; analysis of the competition and potential risk; the development of plans for marketing, operations, technology, and management; full pro-forma financial projections and consideration of milestones, exit, and social responsibility.

 

ENTR 360: Special Topics - Impact Investing

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course presents the fundamental concepts of Impact Investing, which is a ubiquitous term used to broadly define the landscape of social investing – or investing with a purpose that is beyond traditional modern portfolio theory terminology. It spans the concepts of negative screening, positive screening, ESG integration, thematic investing and various other strategies and vehicles.

 

ENTR 406: Social Entrepreneurship

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course explores issues in not-for-profit entrepreneurship such as ways social reform can be enhanced by adopting principles inherent in sustainable business and ways outcomes can be measured to satisfy contributors and agencies. Readings, lectures, and case discussions will be used to explore these and related issues.

 

ENTR 445: Seminar in Entrepreneurship

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course offers lectures and interaction with a number of entrepreneurs, selected for their entrepreneurial accomplishments, in a small-group setting.