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Theories in Entrepreneurship
This course will expose the student to many of the topics currently dominating the study of entrepreneurship. These may include theoretical perspectives on the economic and social function of entrepreneurs, psychological and cognitive aspects of entrepreneurs, the intersection of opportunities and enterprising individuals, the decision to exploit, the new venture creation process, and the relationship between entrepreneurship and strategic management. Students will be expected to read and critically analyze current and classic research on entrepreneurship, to synthesize diverse perspectives, and to contribute their own original thoughts to significant debates in the field. The course features a combination of seminars, presentations, readings, and lectures to enhance the student's understanding of entrepreneurship as an academic discipline and develop an ability to apply this research to the practical managerial challenges of the entrepreneurial firm.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Accounting and Finance Professionally-Related Table I
- Business Management - Entrepreneurship Major
- Business Management - Global Management Studies Major
- Business Management Professionally-Related Table I
- Business Technology Management Professionally-Related Table II
- ENT 78A/B - Advanced Entrepreneurship
- Environment and Urban Sustainability Professionally-Related Table IV
- Fashion Professionally-Related Table III
- Geographic Analysis Professionally-Related Table IV
- Hospitality and Tourism Management Professionally-Related Table II
- Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Open Elective Table
- Philosophy Professionally-Related Table IV
- Retail Management Professionally-Related Table II
- Urban and Regional Planning Professionally-Related Table II