Current Undergraduate Students

Management-Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Track:

The Management Entrepreneurship program prepares students to conceive, develop and launch new ventures and to turn innovative ideas into products that can be brought to market. Emphasis is placed on the financial, legal, and marketing aspects of start-up businesses. The program culminates with a juried business plan competition for financial backing and start-up funding support.

Management Department Core Requirements:
MGT 30220 Management Communication 1.5 hrs
MGT 30660 Strategic IT Applications 1.5 hrs
MGT 40420 Innovation and Design 3.0 hrs
MGT 40700 Project Management 1.5 hrs
MGT 40750 Spreadsheet Decision Modeling 1.5 hrs
MGT 40490 Business Problem Solving 3.0 hrs

Entrepreneurship Major Required Courses:
MGTE 30500 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3.0 hrs
MGTE 30510 Go To Market 1.5 hrs
MGTE 30520 Funding New Ventures 1.5 hrs
MGTE 40590 Entrepreneurship and Business Plan 3.0 hrs

Entrepreneurship Major Elective Courses
MGTE 30530 New Ventures and the Law 1.5 hrs
MGTE 40550 Social Entrepreneurship 1.5 hrs
MGTE 40580 Family Business Strategy 1.5 hrs

Learning Objectives

Problem Solving

Competence to analyze and evaluate business problems. Students will recognize business problems, gather and measure relevant evidence and reach and articulate informed solutions.

Appreciation of the multi-functional nature of business and the corresponding need for inter-disciplinary study. Students will integrate, from multiple disciplines, the key concepts that influence business decisions.

Mastery of Fundamentals

Expertise within an academic major. Students will command the concepts, analytical tools, and technical skills that are essential to decision making within a concentration.

Collaboration

Professional and interpersonal communication and collaborative skills. Students will communicate effectively and will work collaboratively in teams, task forces and committees.

Respond to Uncertainty and Ambiguity

Ability to identify and respond to change. Students will recognize and respond to the impact of economic, social, and ecological change on people, organizations, technology and the environment within both domestic and global contexts.

Implementation

Competence to analyze and evaluate business problems. Students will manage projects from concept to successful outcomes.

Ethics

Ability to integrate ethics into decision making. Students will apply ethical frameworks to business problems.

Business Communication

Professional and interpersonal communication and collaborative skills. Students will communicate effectively and will work collaboratively in teams, task forces and committees.

Global/International

Ability to identify and respond to change. Students will recognize and respond to the impact of economic, social, and ecological change on people, organizations, technology and the environment within both domestic and global contexts.

Strategic Thinking

Familiarity with strategy theories and an ability to evaluate and formulate business strategies.

Technology Management

Proficiency to use information technology. Students will utilize current information/communication technology and appreciate the importance of emerging technology.

Departmental Grading Guidelines

The Department of Management honors an undergraduate grading policy. The grade point average for all undergraduate sections should fall in the established range of 3.0 to 3.4.