ENTREP – Entrepreneurship Management
Upper-division courses in the Department of Management (those with a course number 300 or higher) provide higher-level instruction to students who have the skills necessary to perform at this level. In addition to fulfilling the specific prerequisites listed and meeting the general university requirements for junior standing, every student admitted to a course is expected: to communicate clearly and correctly so that assignments such as term papers and presentations can be completed effectively, to organize and solve problems using the techniques of intermediate level high school algebra, to use a microcomputer for simple word processing and spreadsheet applications.
ENTREP 320 ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS (3-0-3)(F/S). Covers opportunity recognition, feasibility planning, family business considerations, cash flow planning, written and oral presentation of feasibility plans, and marketing, accounting, legal and human resource issues for start-up businesses. PREREQ: Admission to COBE or Construction Management major, Junior standing or PERM/INST.
ENTREP 415 THE ART OF BARGAINING IN BUSINESS (3-0-3)(Offered on-demand). A conceptual and practical survey of the theory and practice of bargaining and its central role in managing business. Bargaining strategies and tactics are examined through use of readings, lecture, and simulated bargaining situations. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, MGMT 301 and Junior standing or PERM/INST.
ENTREP 420 NEW VENTURE CREATION (3-0-3)(F). Create a new venture while simultaneously developing an implementable business plan for a technology based enterprise. Techniques in opportunity recognition; opportunity assessment; venture team creation and management, business plan development, and venture fund raising to commercialize a technology patent(s) available from one of the national laboratories. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ENTREP 320, FINAN 303, MGMT 301, MKTG 301 or PERM/INST.
ENTREP 421 MANAGING AN EMERGING BUSINESS (3-0-3)(S). Study of problems encountered by newer business organizations. Covers planning to achieve growth, organizational and legal issues, financial statement analysis, cash-flow analysis, financing tactics, and marketing and sales strategies. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ENTREP 420, ITM 310, and SCM 345 or PERM/INST.
ENTREP 493 INTERNSHIP (number of credits varies). Internship credits are earned in supervised fieldwork specifically related to a student’s major. To enroll in 493, a student must have attained a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher. No more than 12 internship credits may be used to meet degree requirements or university graduation requirements. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, PERM/INST.