Overview

The entrepreneurship emphasis is designed to acquaint students with the opportunities commonly encountered when starting, growing, and harvesting business ventures. You will learn to create business plans that can be used to start your own business. Since entrepreneurship is the practice of starting new organizations in response to identified opportunities, it is often associated with risk. Entrepreneurs tend to be independent and driven to achieve.

Options

You may choose to start your own business after graduation using the tools and business plans prepared in the program. You may also choose to join a small business or a venture capital company that provides services or products to new ventures.

Outlook

Entrepreneurship is often a difficult undertaking as a majority of new businesses fail. Entrepreneurial activities are substantially different depending on the type of organization that is being started. Entrepreneurship may involve creating many job opportunities.

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Information retrieved from the following websites on June, 9, 2006:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entrepreneurship