Course Code: BUSN621 Course ID: 2752 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course will provide an experiential introduction to the creation of a new business enterprise. Topics will include the traits of successful entrepreneurs, generating business opportunities, screening opportunities, "the window of opportunity," the venture team, family businesses, management/marketing/financial skills needed, "entrepreneurship," etc.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- CO1. Evaluate the traits of successful entrepreneurs.
- CO2. Distinguish between an entrepreneurial and a conventional/traditional approach to management.
- CO3. Demonstrate how to generate business opportunities by applying screening analysis to assess the window of opportunity.
- CO4. Examine the key elements necessary for business models
- CO5. Develop an effective business plan
- CO6. Learn concepts specific to social entrepreneurship ventures and technology commercialization.
- CO7. Compute the different methods of early-stage funding.
- CO8. Synthesize management, marketing, and financial issues.
|Discussion Forums||35.00 %|
|Week 2 Forum||4.38 %|
|Week 3 Forum||4.38 %|
|Week 4 Forum||4.38 %|
|Week 5 Forum||4.38 %|
|Week 6 Forum||4.38 %|
|Week 7 Forum||4.38 %|
|Week 8 Forum||4.38 %|
|Midterm Exam||10.00 %|
|BUSN621 Midterm Exam||10.00 %|
|Week 1 Assignment||6.67 %|
|Week 2 Assignment||6.67 %|
|Week 3 Assignment||6.67 %|
|Week 5 Assignment||6.67 %|
|Week 6 Assignment||6.67 %|
|Week 7 Assignment||6.67 %|
|Final Exam||15.00 %|
|BUSN621 Final Exam||15.00 %|
- This course uses an e-book accessible via the ED MAP bookstore. To become familiar with the bookstore process and procedures, including tutorials and e-book access, please visit http://apus.campusguides.com/bookstore.
- Please see additional information about accessing e-books in the Course Materials section under Lessons and here http://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/2225
- Case studies, journal articles, and selected readings.
- Online Research Library
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.