Do you dream of starting your own business? Do you wonder how the
Google guys created a company that changed the world? Would you like to
add a “Wow” course to your resume that will impress potential
Then you should enroll in Exploring Entrepreneurship, a 3-credit
elective course that is offered for the first time in the Spring 2013
semester and is open to all undergraduates at the University, from
freshmen to seniors. BMGT 2110 Exploring Entrepreneurship is offered
through the Stillman School of Business but is designed specifically for
non-business students. So if you are interested in entrepreneurship
but majoring in nursing, biology or public relations, this course is for you! There are no prerequisites.
In this course, you’ll learn how entrepreneurs acquire the skills
and insights that enable them to launch successful ventures.
Additionally, you’ll learn how to assess your own passions, strengths
and values as they relate to entrepreneurship. You’ll also work with
other students in teams to develop business ideas and write a business
Exploring Entrepreneurship will be taught by Dr. Susan Young, Ph.D.,
an assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the Department of
Management. The course will meet Mondays and Wednesdays, from 8:30 a.m.
to 9:45 a.m.
Another plus: this is a great course to take if you are interested
in entering Pirates Pitch 2013, our business plan competition that will
kick off in January and is open to all University students. Pirates
Pitch will award over $5,000 in prizes to the student teams with the
best business ideas. For details, see www.shu.edu/go/pirates-pitch.
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