Alice Lloyd College

Entrepreneurship Courses

ENT 305: New Venture Creation

Prerequisites: Pre-business curriculum or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall

The course presents an introduction to entrepreneurship. Entrepreneur characteristics and their mindsets will be explored. Students will learn to recognize and create opportunities, develop and test a business concept, and perform industry analysis and risk assessment. Students will gain an understanding of what entrepreneurship is and how they can develop the entrepreneurial mindset to help them succeed in any career.

3 credit hours

ENT 320: Entrepreneurial Finance

Prerequisites: Pre-business curriculum or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

Many new ventures and innovations fail because of inadequate financing. Even rapidly growing and seemingly successful ventures can fail due to poor financial planning. This course will introduce the theories, knowledge, accounting concepts, and financial tools an entrepreneur needs to start, build, and harvest a successful venture. How and where to obtain the financing needed to launch and develop the venture will be addressed along with how to interact with financial institutions and regulatory agencies to help the venture reach its full potential.

3 credit hours

ENT 330: Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Prerequisites: Pre-business curriculum or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

This course explores the concepts of change, innovation, and corporate venturing. Entrepreneurial behavior and the development and implementation of programs to encourage innovation are explored. How to successfully manage creativity and innovation in small and large organizations will be addressed.

3 credit hours

ENT 415: Emerging Enterprise Law

Prerequisites: Pre-business curriculum or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall

This course explores the legal and ethical issues associated with emerging enterprises, including new venture formation, choice of legal entity, financing, siting and leases, intellectual property, debt to-creditor relations, contracts and employment law.

3 credit hours

ENT 425: Business Plan Development

Prerequisites: BUS 315, ENT 320, and senior status

Offered: Spring

Students will study the basic components of a business plan and write a business plan that will be presented to the class. Students will also analyze existing entrepreneurial ventures using a case study learning approach.

3 credit hours

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