May 29, 2024  
2022 Catalog 
2022 Catalog

BES 218 Entrepreneurship

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101  
3 credits

This course is designed for students who have an interest in the planning and start-up of new business ventures, whether as independent enterprises or as new units of larger organizations. It is not concerned with management of companies once they are already in operation. The course covers external factors that influence entrepreneurial activity in our society, entrepreneurial characteristics, entrepreneurship as a systematic discipline, innovation vs. traditional practices, evaluation and preparation of a business plan, financing a new venture and management strategies during the initial start-up phase.