Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management - MGT 629

This course examines the peculiar attitude, skills and behavior needed for successful launching of new ventures and managing of small businesses, the backbone of modern economies. Aimed for those with a desire to become entrepreneurs, work in start- ups, or develop careers in consultancy, venture capitals and investment banking, the course studies the best practices that foster innovation and new business development in independent or corporate settings. Referring extensively to business case examples and the experience of creative guest speakers, students will conduct analyses of new venture ideas and comprehensive transformation business plans. Prerequisite: MGT 620.