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Opportunity Assessment And Innovation

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This course is an introduction to entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial mindset. The course will provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities of an entrepreneurship, an intrapraneurship, and a social entrepreneurship. Students will learn the process of initiating an entrepreneurial venture through the creative pursuit of ideas.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Funding a Business

    • Examine the pros and cons of an Initial Public Offering (IPO).
    • Compare types of debt financing.
    • Evaluate Financing Options to achieve goals.
    • Distinguish methods of raising startup capital.

    Legal and Tax Issues in Business

    • Classify intellectual property types.
    • Examine legal entity types.
    • Discuss legal issues in business.

    The Process of Growing and Sustaining an Organization

    • Examine the growth process.
    • Evaluate the role of a social entrepreneur.

    Entrepreneurship and the Economy

    • Assess how entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, and social entrepreneurship impact the local and global economy.
    • Determine factors that entrepreneurs need to consider before starting a new enterprise.
    • Explain the fundamentals of a good opportunity.
    • Evaluate a good business idea.
    • Distinguish between social entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs, and intrapreneurs.

    Working with a Business Model

    • Determine business success strategy using a business model.
    • Examine marketing objectives and strategies.
    • Assess effective marketing channels, resources and tools.
    • Analyze attributes of an effective team.

    The Business Planning Process

    • Distinguish between planning and plans.
    • Examine the essential parts of a Business Plan.
    • Discuss financial requirements of a Business Plan.
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