Students focus on the most current thought, ideas, and industry practices relevant to entrepreneurship. The course addresses a variety of topics including understanding entrepreneurship, how to prepare for a future as an entrepreneur, how to recognize opportunity and develop a viable firm. It will include financial valuation; various sources of funds, structures, and legal issues in arranging financing; the private and public venture capital markets; and preparation for, and execution of the creation and operation of an actual business. This course provides an understanding of start-ups and how to grow one’s firm as well as providing a hands-on experience for a variety of topics all which are relevant to the student’s success as an entrepreneur.
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