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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2019  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MBA 5640 - Entrepreneurship

Hours: 3
A growing number of people, worldwide, have as a goal launching a business and thriving in a free enterprise system. This course will examine the growing entrepreneurial revolution from several perspectives: 1. Statistical: understanding the actual numbers of such organizations their impact on the economy; 2. Research and education: examining the trends that undergird theory and development of entrepreneurial knowledge and skills; 3. Personal fit: analyzing characteristics common to successful entrepreneurs; 4. Business plan and organizational design: developing a business vision, a detailed plan, including a design for the organization, a legal structure, a financial plan, and all the elements required to bring the entrepreneurial dream to fruition. Participants in the course will demonstrate their knowledge of the entrepreneurial challenge by producing a business plan. Class sessions will include presentations, guest lectures, and a high level of interaction among the attendees. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing for undergraduates.