Catalogue 2019 - 2020

ENTR 251 Entrepreneurship and Innovation


3 cr.


Sophomore Standing.

Course Description

This is a basic course on entrepreneurship from which students will learn the role of entrepreneurial organizations in the U.S. economy and the entrepreneurial process of identifying problem opportunities, developing raw ideas or solutions, evaluating and selecting the best ideas, and developing business plans to the launch new products and innovations. The students will also learn the concepts, practices, and policies employed by successful entrepreneurs. The students will form Entrepreneurial Teams (E-Teams) to experience the entrepreneurial process. The E-Teams will conduct several analyses and make several presentations to the class throughout the process. This experience will teach the students the skills needed to create and launch new innovations for start-up, corporations, family businesses, government, or social organizations.


Formerly MAN 251