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Courses - Fall 2017
HLMN
Hillman Entrepreneurs Program
HLMN470
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurial Ventures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Restricted to students in the Hillman Entrepreneurs Program.
Credit only granted for: HLMN470, ENES460 or BMGT461.
Additional information: HLMN470 may not count toward any BMGT major or minor degree.
Learn the processes and skills needed to launch and manage start-up ventures, including technology startups. Assess the feasibility of a startup ventures, as well as how to apply best practices for planning, launching, and managing new companies by using real-world examples and in-depth case studies. Discuss a wide range of issues of importance and concern to entrepreneurs and learn to recognize opportunity, assess the skills and talents of successful entrepreneurs, and learn models and approaches that help navigate uncertainty.
HLMN472
Strategies for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Restricted to students in the Hillman Entrepreneurs Program.
Credit only granted for: HLMN472, BMGT467, or ENES463.
Additional information: HLMN472 may not count toward any BMGT major or minor degree.
Understand the process of technological change; the ways that firms come up with innovations; the strategies that firms use to benefit from innovation; and how to create new value not only through new products or services, but with novel technologies, business concepts, organizing structures, transaction/financing mechanisms, distribution channels, and market segmentation. Challenge students to think about how to create value and build a productive business organization with available resources (e.g. intelligence, insight, energy, initiative and personal relationships).