Entrepreneurship (ENTP)

ENTP 190. Special Topics in Entrepreneurship. 1 Unit.

ENTP 285. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

ENTP 290. Special Topics in Entrepreneurship. 1 Unit.

ENTP 353J. Social Entrepreneurship. 1 Unit.

Do you want to change the world? Social entrepreneurship is about convening human and financial resources to develop a sustainable organization with the objective of doing good in society. Students will examine the topic from the societal, ethical, financial and managerial perspectives. The pedagogy will consist of case studies, field experiences, and readings. Join the revolution! Junior Seminar.

ENTP 385. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

ENTP 390. Special Topics in Entrepreneurship. 1 Unit.

ENTP 395. Teaching Apprenticeship. 0.5 Units.

ENTP 397. Entrepreneurship Internship. 0.5 or 1 Units.

This course provides students with the opportunity to intern with either an entrepreneurial company or with a company that consults entrepreneurial organizations. Students will present their personal learning goals, objectives, and action steps to the faculty prior to being placed with a host company. Near the completion date of their internship each student will provide the faculty a comprehensive personal evaluation of what was learned during this experience and how well they satisfied their initial personal goals and objectives. This course is a part of the Joseph C. Prince Entrepreneurship Program. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

ENTP 399. Prince Entrepreneurship Studies Seminar. 1 Unit.

This course focuses on the threats and opportunities associated with the world of the entrepreneur. Particular attention is paid to the importance of concepts such as entrepreneurial innovation, creation, decision-making, and the psychology of entrepreneurs. Students are exposed to and have the unique opportunity to dialog with successful entrepreneurs both inside and outside the classroom setting. Students will collaborate with faculty, entrepreneurs and other students to study a wide variety of current issues in entrepreneurship. This course is a part of the Joseph C.Prince Entrepreneurship Program. Prerequisite: junior standing.

ENTP 450. International Entrepreneurship. 1 Unit.

This course introduces students to entrepreneurship in a global context, challenging students to explore and apply entrepreneurial management ideas, techniques and strategies especially applicable to the international and global environment. The course's content and design is structured to encourage the student to understand and apply decision making behavioral techniques consistent with an entrepreneurial way of thinking especially specific to the development considerations of enterprise (business), community and economic development in the context of global and international issues and concerns. Cross-listed as INTL 450.

ENTP 451. Entrepreneurial Management. 1 Unit.

This course offers students the tools to manage the growth process of a start-up company. Strategic, financial, marketing and personnel problems common to small start-up companies are investigated using the case method. This course is a part of the Joseph C. Prince Entrepreneurship Program.

ENTP 452. Venture Capital and High Growth Entrepreneurship. 1 Unit.

This course integrates the material of ENTP 399 and ENTP 451 by focusing on the financing of the start-up firm. Students will examine, in depth, the issues involved in the raising of capital for the development of early stage companies. This examination will view the capital raising challenge from both the perspectives of the entrepreneur and the investor. Special attention will be paid to evaluating the management of entrepreneurial firms and the market potential for their products and/or services. Students will be required to evaluate “live” companies and make investment decisions. This course is a part of the Joseph C. Entrepreneurship Program. Prerequisite: FINA 311 or permission of instructor.

ENTP 485. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

ENTP 490. Special Topics in Entrepreneurship. 1 Unit.

ENTP 553. Venture Capital and Private Equity. 3 Credits.

This course focuses on institutional financing of the early-stage and growth stage firm. Students will examine management of the venture capital firm, their evaluation process, term sheets, due diligence, exits and related topics. The course will view the capital raising challenge from the perspectives of both the entrepreneur and the investor. Student will be required to evaluate "live" companies and make investment decisions.

ENTP 585. Independent Study. 3 Credits.