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Course Code: ENTR500 Course ID: 4716 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

There are two types of entrepreneurs - those that have a myriad of ideas and those that can't think of one idea. This course will help the student identify opportunities for a new business venture by either deciding on one idea they have or helping to create ideas. This course will span the realm of possibilities for a new business venture and the student will leave the course with a plan for taking the idea and turning it into reality.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/2021 - 06/03/2022 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 June Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Course Objectives:

  1. Use various ways available to identify opportunities for new ventures.
  2. Examine the environment for problems that need to be solved.
  3. Generate ideas for new business ventures.
  4. Assess the feasibility of the new ideas.
  5. Develop an idea for a new business venture.
  6. Prepare a plan to take the idea to reality.
NameGrade %
Forums 40.00 %
Forum Introduction 5.00 %
Forum Directory of Techniques 5.00 %
Forum Assess Environment 5.00 %
Forum Find Opportunity 5.00 %
Forum Ideation 5.00 %
Forum Evaluate Feasibility 5.00 %
Forum From Idea to Completion 5.00 %
Forum LeanStack 5.00 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Week 1 - Ideas 5.71 %
Week 2 - Assess the Environment 5.71 %
Week 3 - Find Opportunity 5.71 %
Week 4 - Ideation 5.71 %
Week 5 - Evaluate Feasibility 5.71 %
Week 6 - Choose and Validate an Idea 5.71 %
Week 7 - Testing Your Idea 5.71 %
Final Plan 20.00 %
Week 8 - Construct a Plan 20.00 %

Course Objectives:

  1. Use various ways available to identify opportunities for new ventures.
  2. Examine the environment for problems that need to be solved.
  3. Generate ideas for new business ventures.
  4. Assess the feasibility of the new ideas.
  5. Develop an idea for a new business venture.
  6. Prepare a plan to take the idea to reality.
Book Title:The Startup Owner's Manual (Ebook available in the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781119690689
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Blank and Dorf
 
Book Title:Testing Business Ideas (Ebook available in the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781119551447
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Bland and Osterwalder
 
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.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.