1. understand why entrepreneurship is driving innovation and new ventures – in both the startup economy and the corporation
2. understand the different types of disruption – small scale to large
3. impart an understanding of the key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and ventures – both startup entrepreneurship and corporate entrepreneurship
4. inspire participants to establish or understand ventures, based on a realistic view of the benefits and trade-offs
5. impart skills in identifying and evaluating opportunities, developing strategies for growth and securing the resources required
6. learn directly from successful entrepreneurs about the issues they confronted, approaches they took and how they managed the consequences
7. understand and have practical experience in current innovation strategies
8. understand the barriers and drivers of innovation
9. understand how innovation can be applied within the corporation
10. go through the steps of defining and building a startup
11. understand how experiments are defined and tested in the marketplace
12. define a pitch and present to a panel of investors
13. understand why entrepreneurial thinking is important in the corporate world.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1-Discuss the attitudes, values, characteristics, behavior, and processes associated with possessing an entrepreneurial mindset and engaging in successful appropriate entrepreneurial behavior.
2-Discuss what is meant by entrepreneurship and innovation from both a theoretical and practical perspective, and the role of the entrepreneur in the new enterprise creation process.
3-Describe the ways in which entrepreneurs perceive opportunity, manage risk, organize resources, and add value.
4-Develop a plan for implementing entrepreneurial activities in a globalized and competitive environment is responsible for social, ethical, and cultural issues.
5-Critique a plan for implementing entrepreneurial activities in a globalized and competitive environment being mindful of the social, ethical, and cultural issues.
6-Engage in a continuing learning process through the interaction with peers in related topics, as individuals and as team members.