- Develop vital skills and abilities necessary to create a successful new business
- Learn the key elements of a business plan: venture financing, ownership structure, market assessment and management
- Model business and entrepreneurship concepts and understand the entrepreneurial process
- Use entrepreneurship theory and practice to enhance the movement of technology to the market
- Assess different forms of ownership and funding options for an entrepreneurial venture
- Develop a plan for managing, building and sustaining an organization through changes in the market and competitive environment
- Apply entrepreneurial concepts to determine the feasibility of a venture
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|Next Start Date:||April 2|
|Courses to Complete:||40|
|Cost Per Course:||$1,450|
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Online Bachelor of Entrepreneurship Courses
BUS 313 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Understand the key components of entrepreneurship. Topics include identifying new venture opportunities, getting started in a new venture, creating a business plan, financing and marketing ideas, and organizing and managing a small business.
BUS 363 - Technology and Innovation in Entrepreneurship
Get an introduction to entrepreneurship theory, practice and process from a technology standpoint. Learn how the process enhances the movement of technology to the market. Topics include how technology drives innovation, how to foster a culture of innovation and how to create organizational wealth through innovation and technology.
BUS 435 - Management and Growth in Entrepreneurship
Explore the management growth aspects of an entrepreneurial business, focusing on the nature and challenges of entrepreneurial businesses as they move beyond startup. Focus on managing and building an organization capable of growth, and ensuring the organization can sustain growth as the market and competitive environment changes. Key topics include managing with limited resources, identifying key people and establishing processes, creating an organizational culture, stabilizing cash and other financial resources, and establishing a vision to drive the organization.
BUS 463 - Entrepreneurship Feasibility and Analysis
Analyze, synthesize, prescribe and apply entrepreneurship concepts. Use real entrepreneurship cases and apply critical thinking and decision-making skills involving complex entrepreneurship decisions.
FIN 317 - Financing Entrepreneurship
Explore the various aspects of financing an entrepreneurial venture. Focus on crafting a business plan, forms of ownership and exploring funding options.
BUS 302 - Management Concepts
Review fundamental management concepts and techniques that contribute to effective management and provide a foundation for the development of a wide variety of business skills. Focus on the roles, the environment and the primary functions of the manager (planning, organizing, leading, controlling), as well as the skills required and various techniques used to perform these functions. Follow the development of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Topics include the communication process, motivation and operations (production) management.
BUS 309 - Business Ethics
Apply ethical principles to typical business challenges. Focus on the ethical perspectives of business decision-making and policy development in a variety of key areas including individual behavior, human resource management, work environments, marketing, property rights and international business. Analyze case situations to illustrate the application of various ethical approaches (utility, individual rights and justice) in managing organizations.
BUS 475 - Business and Society
Explore the role of primary and secondary stakeholders, both within and outside organizations. Investigate ethics and social responsibility and review where organizational activities fall within different continua. Examine the broad forces in business, society and globalization and how stakeholders can influence results in both business and society.
BUS 499 - Business Administration Capstone
Examine the processes by which organizations formulate strategy, implement policy, and evaluate outcomes in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Focus on the ethical implications of strategic choices throughout the course. Exercise your analytic, integrative, decision-making and business communications skills through the use of case analysis and decision making.
ECO 100 - Principles of Economics
Get a basic overview of macro- and microeconomic principles and concepts. Understand the economic dynamics of market forces affecting competition, different economic systems, the role of government in the economy and economic aspects of international trade. Discusses the labor market, interest rates and the supply of money, and the performance of a national economy. Apply economics to business decisions, considering such principles as opportunity costs, diminishing returns and the marginal principle.
LEG 100 - Business Law I
Analyze the process by which substantive rights and duties are enforced, including legal pleadings, discovery procedures, pre- and post-trial motions, jurisdiction, venue, trial by jury, equity and previous adjudication problems.
MKT 100 - Principles of Marketing
Get introduced to basic marketing principles and concepts. Focus on the development of marketing strategy and the major components of the marketing mix, (product, price, promotion and distribution). Review the critical environmental factors of markets — domestic and international — and customer behavior characteristics that affect marketing operations. Understand how marketing integrates with other functions in a business organization.