BUSN1510 Entrepreneurship

Students will learn the process of creating and developing a business venture. The course will cover four phases of new venture development, (1) opportunity identification, (2) feasibility analysis, (3) execution strategy and business plan development, and (4) growth, change and harvest strategies. The focus will be on the planning, financing, and managing of a selected venture. In addition to learning the process, students will select an idea for a new venture and create a business plan.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

BUSN1000

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Describe the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship
Generate ideas for new ventures
Analyze the feasibility of new venture ideas
Develop a business plan
Define the significance of entrepreneurship
Develop alternative business models for new venture ideas
Define entrepreneurial ethics
Describe the major requirements of starting a business in Minnesota
List the typical characteristics of entrepreneurship
Describe debt and equity financing

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3

lab:

0