2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

MGT 432 Entrepreneurship

Focuses on the concepts, skills, and know-how, information, attitudes and alternatives relevant for start-up and early-stage entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial managers. A difficult and complex course with two fundamental objectives: To teach the use of entrepreneurial perspective in order to make better decisions and increase the odds of success; and teach effective entrepreneurial and general management practice from the perspectives of the founder and the vital stakeholders who can make a substantial difference in the ultimate success or failure of the entrepreneurial process. Central focus is the critical role of opportunity creation and recognition, as the principal success factor in new enterprise formation and building. Especially relevant for aspiring entrepreneurs bent on launching and growing a business. Prerequisites: MGT 337 and MGT 433.