ACTG 340 Accounting for Entrepreneurs
Sources and uses of cash in the context of start-up and small firms. Emphasis on cash generated by operations and used for operations and growth. Secondary emphasis on external sources of cash.
CH 114 (Green Product Design)
Illustrates how green chemistry, product design, advertising, and sustainable business practices are used to design greener consumer products and accelerate their adoption in the market.
FIN 671 (Corporate Finance and Valuation)
Application of financial principles to problems of valuation, capital budgeting, and financial policy. Provides practical application experience in real options valuation and other valuation techniques.
Mgmt 199 (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
An introductory course on the topics of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Mgmt 225 (Introduction to Entrepreneurship)
Understanding of the historical and socio-economic context of entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurial ecosystems function and grow; fundamentals of entrepreneurship and business model development.
Mgmt 335 (Launching New Ventures)
Skills, behaviors, and knowledge necessary for creating and growing new ventures. Evaluating opportunities, developing growth strategies, obtaining venture financing, intellectual property, and building a management team.
Mgmt 410 (Lean Launchpad)
This hands-on course offers a deep dive into testing and developing a startup’s business model.
Mgmt 455 (Implementing Entrepreneurial Strategies)
Focuses on turning an idea into a serious business venture. Students research new business opportunities and become skilled in developing business tools and processes to carry out venture launch strategies.
Mgmt 609 (Venture Startup I & II)
Continuation of the New Venture Planning experience, preparation for business plan competitions.
Mgmt 610 (Technology and Innovation)
Students will explore the dynamics of technological innovation, technology strategy formulation, and strategy implementation.
Mgmt 625 (New Venture Planning)
Students identify and research a business opportunity; develop and present a professional start-up business plan that includes market, competitor, cash flow, and financial analyses.
Mgmt 635 (Opportunity Recognition)
Introduces the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, providing the tools necessary to successfully identify a true opportunity and to start and develop a new organization.
Mktg 445 (Entrepreneurial Marketing)
Techniques for analyzing and developing new markets. Pricing, communicating, and distributing new products or services with limited resources. Developing marketing plans for new ventures.
Mktg 610 (New Product Development)
Students will gain knowledge and experience of the process of identifying issues relating to the challenges of product planning, strategy, and implementation. The course will expose students to actual business situations relating to brand and product management.
PD 101 (Introduction to Product Design)
Examines how designers invent things that help people through lectures from designers, drawing assignments, photo documentation, model-making, storytelling, and computer-aided design; product innovation, creation, and sales; and portfolio creation.
PD 486 (BFA Studio I)
Explores problems that stress design development through innovation and the responsibility to solve complex societal, functional, and aesthetic issues. Seminar component fosters theoretical, professional, and creative discussion.
PD 487 (BFA Studio II)
Second course in series of interactive studios in which students engage in independent project-based learning.
PD 488 (BFA Studio III)
Third course in series of interactive studios in which students engage in independent project-based learning.
PPPM 610 (Social Enterprise)
This course introduces students to the emerging field of social enterprise and hybrid organizations.