Course Code: ENTR699 Course ID: 4583 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
As a culmination to the graduate-level Master’s program in Entrepreneurship, this capstone course focuses on tying together the functional aspects of an entrepreneurial initiative to position it for growth and longevity. Topics covered include elements that must be considered by the entrepreneur to better position the organization for future growth, such as market research, management acumen, funding, etc. Students evaluate the opportunity of their venture as a foundation for the strategic business plan that stresses growth and answers to market shifts. This course may not be taken until all other courses are COMPLETED and student has a 3.0 GPA.
|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|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
- Evaluate the opportunity for your venture.
- Outline personal and business ethics that create good foundations for business.
- Determine a growth strategy for your venture.
- Ascertain progress on funding initiatives.
- Evaluate your marketing strategy and competition.
- Develop a pitch for your venture.
- Execute your business concept.
|Week 2 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 3 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 4 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 5 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 6 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 7 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 8 Forum||3.75 %|
|Assignment 1 â?? Your Venture||6.67 %|
|Assignment 2 â?? Competitive Analysis||6.67 %|
|Assignment 3 â?? Funding Plan||6.67 %|
|Assignment 4 â?? Marketing Budget and Marketing Plan||6.67 %|
|Assignment 7 â?? Your Pitch||6.67 %|
|Assignment 8 â?? Executive Summary||6.67 %|
|Summative Assignment||30.00 %|
|Assignment 6 â?? Summative - Business Plan or Lean Accelerator Model||30.00 %|
|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.